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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified

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    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.
    • Administrative/Secretarial
      • 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

    Qualified and interested candidates should kindly send CVs to the email below with the job title as the subject of the mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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