Job Summary

We are looking for a highly qualified Legal Counsel to oversee and protect our reputation by ensuring strict adherence to legal guidelines and providing management with legal advice on all relevant issues. The preferred candidate is required to have an analytical legal mind and be responsible for providing legal advice on our business matters.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in law.
  • Licensed to practice law from the Nigerian Bar Association.
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience as a Legal Counsel in a business environment.
  • Proven experience in a compliance officer role or risk management is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to the leadership in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance, etc.).
  • Prepare the appropriate legal documents for trial or court proceedings.
  • Evaluate new business partnerships with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Represent the company in legal proceedings.
  • Design and oversee the company’s policy and position on legal matters.
  • Protect the company against legal risks and violations.
  • Examine the legal issues related to new products and services.
  • Negotiate deals on behalf of the company.
  • Guide management on regulatory and compliance issues to ensure compliance with legal regulations.
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies.
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance.
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority, etc.), creating relations of trust.
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts, and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights.

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