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  • Posted: Aug 15, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • International Energy Services Limited (IESL), established in 1990, is a specialist, multidisciplinary, energy services company that provides integrated, client-focused and cost-effective services in the oil and gas industry. IESL provides clients with engineering expertise throughout the project lifecycle, from feasibility studies and scope documents to d...
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    Legal Assistant

    • Job Type
    • Qualification
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Law / Legal 


    Job Objectives: The Legal Officer will work directly with, and assist the Legal Adviser & Company Secretary to provide company secretariat and legal advisory services to ensure the Company and its subsidiary companies remain in line with all financial, legal and corporate governance standards.

    Reports to: Company Secretary & Legal Adviser

    Directly Supervises: N/A

    Job Responsibilities

    Provide for the timely preparation of agreements, legal documents and other documents in relation to the Company’s business

    Provide support for company secretarial functions including, preparing meeting agenda, attending and taking minutes of meetings, following up to ensure completion of meeting action points

    Legal research

    • Liaise with regulatory bodies, complete and monitor applications for regulatory licenses and permits,
    • Monitor and ensure legal, regulatory and internal policy compliance
    • Provide support for collecting and updating legal information that affects the operations of the company to enhance the quality management system and continuous improvement.
    • Liaise with external solicitors on the execution of assigned tasks
    • Perform any other duties as assigned


    • Good negotiating and drafting skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Deep knowledge of corporate and regulatory rules and norms
    • Good knowledge of and ability to grasp complex areas of law rapidly and accurately
    • Strong written and oral communication and analytical skills
    • Exhibiting sound practical judgment and business understanding
    • Discretion when handling confidential information
    • Ability to set priorities and work effectively to meet deadlines

    Functional Competencies

    • Legal Drafting
    • Legislation and Compliance
    • Legal Advice
    • Litigation Management


    • Minimum of a Second Class Upper degree in Law
    • Masters degree is an advantage
    • Admitted to the Nigerian Bar
    • Minimum of 3 years cognate experience in a reputable law firm

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send CVs to

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