Anonymous Employer

Legal Adviser

Anonymous Employer

Legal Services

NGO, NPO & Charity | NGN Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

A human rights non-governmental organization based in Lagos but with an office in Abuja is seeking a highly qualified lawyer for the position of Legal Adviser in its Litigation and Legal Advice Unit.

  • Minimum Qualification:Degree
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:12 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities;

  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and take appropriate action.
  • To ensure the company complies with financial and legal requirements and maintains high standards of corporate governance.
  • Maintain statutory books.
  • To act as a point of communication between the board of directors and in some cases organisation's executive management.
  • Research legal resources such as articles, codes, statutes, judicial decisions and more.
  • Write and review settlement documents, contracts, agreements, stock certificates and more.
  • Ensure correspondence is attended to, collate information and write reports, communicate decisions to relevant company stakeholders. Advise members of the legal implications of decisions and policies.
  • Liaise with external regulators such as lawyers and auditors.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have at least: 12 years post-call litigation experience and knowledge of the anti-corruption and human rights fields.
  • A strong commitment to human rights, transparency and accountability
  • Demonstrated ability to think legally, analytically, strategically and effectively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Capacity to appropriately plan and prioritize and to manage multiple demands efficiently
  • Ability to defend and explain complex issues and positions to staff and to advocate on these positions externally
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within and outside the organization.

Salaries and Benefits: Competitive but subject to experience


NB: Interested applicants should please submit a letter of interest, resume.

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