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  • Posted: Jan 29, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa - the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an...
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    Senior Legal Counsel, Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

    • Provide relevant and creative legal advice on disputes and claims affecting the company’s interests.
    • Research developments in the law and conduct regular reviews of judgements that affect the business.
    • Attend court sessions.
    • Advise on statutory compliances required to avoid lawsuits by the government or their agencies against the business.
    • Brief external solicitors selected from the company’s registered pool to represent the company in disputes or as may be required.
    • Represent the company in arbitrations, mediations, negotiations, and meetings for the purpose of resolving disputes in the interest of the business.
    • Follow up on cases in court and provide weekly and monthly reports.
    • Interact with external counsel to devise strategies to resolves disputes involving the company.
    • Analyze court actions to ensure timely resolution and reduction of the company’s litigation portfolio, including proactive initiatives on settlement of fresh court matters.
    • Provide prompt and professional response to escalated legal issues on access denial and ancillary disputes.
    • Review court processes served on the company and provide legal opinion with respect to the claims contained therein against the business.
    • Review processes drafted on behalf of the company by external solicitors.
    • Liaise with relevant units in resolving emerging disputes between the company, landlords, and host communities.
    • Discuss with various units within the company to creatively achieve a proactive and sustainable legal protection of the business.
    • Manage the company’s dispute resolution database.

    Experience & Qualifications Required

    • Bachelor's degree in Law; Master's will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum of +6 years' relevant work experience.

    Functional Competencies:

    • Client Engagement
    • Legal Professional Skills
    • Litigation Management
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Commercial Awareness
    • Negotiation.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IHS Towers on to apply
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