ARM Life formerly CrystaLife Assurance Plc. is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM).
Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non-bank financial services firms in Nigeria with a focus on asset management. Established in 1994, ARM started operations as a traditional asset management company specialising in the ...
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Providing legal support to ARM business units in connection with a diverse range of corporate and commercial transactions including, project finance, corporate finance, real estate, mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions etc
Duties and Responsibilities
Company Secretarial Services: Support the effective delivery of company secretarial services including (but not limited to) the planning and organizing of Board meetings, Annual General Meetings, and communication of resolutions and outcomes
Provide Legal Advisory: Provide legal advisory to internal stakeholders on contracts, financial regulations, and internal policies, as well as on regulatory, institutional, and financial issues arising from the interpretation and application of regulatory requirements / provisions. Ability to advise on new initiatives including green binds and fintechs would be an added advantage.
Legal Drafting: Responsible for preparing and reviewing legal documentation for a wide range of the organization’s activities; negotiating relevant drafts or master agreements, reviewing individual transaction documents; proposes and designs appropriate amendments to internal policies and standard documentation / contracts.
Capital Market Transactions: Support and advise the organization in the negotiation and drafting of documentation to effect capital raising activities in the international capital and money markets, and draft or review all legal documents required for the implementation of the organization’s borrowing strategy and capital markets transactions.
Legal Vehicles: Draft and review legal documents concerning the creation of corporate trust funds and Special Purpose Vehicles, with the dual aim of both securing the obligations of the SPV, as well as insulating the organization from the financial and legal risks from these vehicles.
Statutory Filings: Oversee compliance in respect of statutory filings e.g. filing of annual returns, quarterly returns to SEC and renewal of registration with SEC
Due Diligence: Ensure extensive due-diligence, and legal vetting is conducted on legal documents.
Stakeholder Management: Proactively seek to build mutually beneficial, and trusting relationships with both internal stakeholders (subsidiaries and shared service functions), and external stakeholders (i.e. regulators), with the aim of delivering operational impact.
Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in Financial Services