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  • Posted: Sep 30, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
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  • Edgewood consulting is a management consulting and talent development firm registered in Nigeria to provide cutting - edge and value - added advisory, performance improvement, learning improvement, human resources management, restructuring turnaround management and market development research services.
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    Corporate Lawyer

    • We require a Senior lawyer to coordinate all corporate / commercial legal issues and projects.
    • This role would require travel.

    Job Description

    • Handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, patents
    • Guarantee that all our company’s transactions comply with state laws and regulations, while actively helping our company avoid possible legal risks and violations.
    • Leading all corporate legal processes such as mergers, compliance issues, transactions, partnerships, and lawsuits.
    • The successful candidate will have outstanding negotiation and communication skills, with sharp attention to detail.
    • Prepare the appropriate legal documents for trial or court proceedings.
    • Evaluate new business partnerships with vendors and subcontractors.
    • Represent the company in legal proceedings.
    • Design and oversee the company’s policy and position on legal matters.
    • Protect the company against legal risks and violations.
    • Examine the legal issues related to new products and services.
    • Negotiate deals on behalf of the company.
    • Guide management on regulatory and compliance issues to ensure compliance with legal regulations.
    • Research, anticipate and guard the firm against legal risks and violations.
    • Structure, draft and review reports and other legal documents.
    • Engaging and working closely with external legal counsel as and when required.

    Requirements

    • Minimum Qualification: Degree
    • Proven experience as a lawyer or similar position.
    • Licensed to practice law from the Bar Association.
    • Proven background on commercial law (contract law, tax law, accounting, securities law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing, zoning laws, etc.).
    • Excellent technical understanding of Nigerian law relating to corporate and commercial law, capital markets, corporate banking,corporate finance, properties etc.
    • Minimum of 5 years post call to bar experience.
    • Experience in  a Corporate setting is an added advantage

    Personnel Attributes:

    • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
    • Highly analytical with a strong attention to detail.
    • Outstanding managerial and negotiation skills.
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit
    • Ability to work under pressure, result Oriented and very passionate about working as a Company Lawyer.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: edgewoodconsultingofficial@gmail.com using the position as subject of email.

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