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  • Legal Officer (Contract) at Doheney Services Ltd

  • Posted on: 9 September, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Doheney is an international HR consulting firm providing business services in Europe & Africa.

    Legal Officer (Contract)


    Duration: 3 – 5 months (Renewable)
    Job Type: Contract (Fixed Term)
    Experience - Minimum of 5 years
    Location - Ikoyi, Lagos


    • Law Degree from a recognized University.
    • Qualified to practice Law in Nigeria (i.e. BL)
    • At least 5 years post call to bar
    • Experience in a law firm, Marine Logistics, EPCI, Power & Energy Industry, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas will be an added advantage.
    • Completion of NYSC is mandatory.
    • Good knowledge of the laws of the Federal Republic Nigeria and regulations, corporate/commercial law as well as company law and secretarial practice
    • Working knowledge in Marine Logistics, EPCI, Power & Energy Industry, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas will be an added advantage
    • Reasonable litigation background
    • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills.
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office especially MS Word and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to work as part of a team and with both internal and external stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds
    • Fluent verbal and written communication skills
    •  Ability to identify legal challenges, analyze them and propose legal solutions.

    Duties will include:

    • Contract Management
    • Review, draft and negotiate low risk commercial agreements
    • Take lead on requests to draft and/or review lease agreements, deeds and other low risk property documentation
    • Drafting and review of Agreements, including Technical Manpower Services Agreement, EPCI Agreements, Purchase and Sale Contracts, Subcontract Agreement, Engineering Frame work Contracts, Consortium Agreements, and Technical Services Agreement.

    Legal Services

    • Provide ad-hoc legal advice and support to the various companies within the Company.
    • Ensure the legal department and the company is updated on applicable legal and regulatory requirements by providing support and advice on laws, regulations and rules.
    • Liaise with external solicitors working on the matters for company and its subsidiaries including litigation matters and other transactions.
    • Giving prompt legal counsel and advice on all legal matters relating to business ventures, activities, relationships, projects and operations.



    • Attend meetings with private and public organization/clients.
    • Provide support on assignment or take lead on assignment as they are assigned.
    • Assist in organization and administration of the legal department
    • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations

    Method of Application

    Candidate should send Cvs to:

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