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  • Posted: May 27, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Standard Life Organization (S.L.O) is an NGO-Microfinance Institution committed to the socio-economic empowerment of low income, poor and vulnerable individual through access to capacity building and responsive financial services on a sustainable basis. Our Mission
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    Company Lawyer

    Job Overview:

    The Company Lawyer will oversee the legal aspects of our business, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and provide expert legal advice to management. This role requires a thorough understanding of corporate law and the ability to manage complex legal matters that impact the organization.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Legal Advisory: Provide expert legal advice to senior management on various corporate, regulatory, and compliance issues.
    • Contract Management: Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents to protect the company’s interests.
    • Compliance: Ensure the company complies with all relevant laws and regulations, including corporate governance, employment law, and industry-specific regulations.
    • Dispute Resolution: Manage and resolve legal disputes and litigation involving the company, including representing the company in court when necessary.
    • Risk Management: Identify potential legal risks and develop mitigation strategies.
    • Policy Development: Assist in developing and implementing company policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance.
    • Training: Conduct training sessions for employees on legal topics relevant to their roles and responsibilities.
    • Documentation: Maintain accurate and organized records of all legal documents and proceedings.


    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) from a recognized university; a Master’s degree or professional certifications (such as the Nigerian Law School Certificate) is a plus.
    • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate law, preferably within the financial services industry.
    • Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of Nigerian corporate law, contract law, and regulatory compliance.
    • Skills: Excellent analytical, negotiation, and communication skills; strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Integrity: High ethical standards and integrity in professional and personal conduct.

    Personal Attributes:

    • Proactive: Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and develop strategic solutions.
    • Team Player: Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
    • Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead and influence others within the organization.

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