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  • Posted: Sep 3, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Hobark International Limited is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos. The group offers the following services. Drilling services are offered through Dril...
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    Company Secretary/Legal Adviser


    • Provide proactive and efficient legal advice/opinion to support the corporate and operational business functions on contractual, financial, tax and regulatory matters affecting the company.
    • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts and other documents required by the business functions.
    • Provide efficient legal support to the technical and operations aspects of the business, as required.
    • Provide support to business functions and project teams in conducting due diligence on all transactions that portend legal, commercial and or reputational risks.
    • Advise relevant stakeholders on dispute resolution issues and support them through the entire resolution process.
    • Provide legal advice on contractual and regulatory compliance in all functions, ensuring that material risks have remedial plans and are integrated into the corporate risk management system.
    • Provide efficient Secretariat support to the Company, including without limitation, maintaining accurate and up-to-date incorporation/regulatory documents, preparing for Board meetings, taking accurate Minutes of meetings, including regulatory compliance/advisory.
    • Provide support in preparing all necessary documentation and give guidance in order to secure appropriate regulatory approval for various projects and acquisitions.


    • A Degree in Law is required.
    • Must be qualified to practice as a lawyer in Nigeria and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
    • An MBA, a Master's degree, other professional qualifications such ACA, ACCA, ICSA, ACIT, etc. will be an added advantage.
    • Possess a broad skill set in corporate law, finance, governance, strategy and company secretarial practice
    • At least 5 years post-call experience in an international commercial law firm or similar post-call experience with a mid-sized or major E&P company.
    • Ample litigation experience will be an added advantage.
    • At least 3 years working experience with an International Oil & Gas firm or company.
    • Experience with corporate and operational regulatory compliance in the Oil & Gas industry.

    Primary Skills:

    • Judicial & Legal, Legal Contract, Ms Office Packages, Secretarial, B.Sc, Legal Counsel, Secretary, MS Office, MS Power Point, Oil & Gas, Operations.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Hobark International Limited (HIL) on to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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