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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Mshel Homes Limited is an independent Real Estate Company located in Abuja, Nigeria. Simply put; we partner with You to get your dream home. Make all the right moves with us. With us, you'll experience.
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    In-House Counsel

    The in-house counsel is responsible for providing comprehensive legal support and strategic guidance to the management team. This role serves as the primary legal advisor for the organization, ensuring compliance with all applicable Nigerian real estate laws, regulations and industry best practices. The in-house counsel works closely with the legal manager to mitigate legal risks, negotiate favorable contracts, and enable the company to successfully execute its real estate development, investment and management activities.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Advise executives and department heads on a wide range of legal matters relevant to the real estate industry, including property acquisition, development, leasing, financing, and dispute resolution
    • Review, draft and negotiate commercial agreements such as sales/purchase contracts, leases, joint venture agreements, and construction contracts in compliance with Nigerian real estate laws
    • Ensure the company's compliance with all relevant Nigerian real estate regulations, including obtaining necessary licenses, permits and approvals
    • Monitor changes in Nigerian real estate laws, regulations and industry standards, and communicate their implications to management
    • Develop and implement policies, procedures and training programs to maintain organizational compliance and mitigate legal risks
    • Manage litigation and dispute resolution processes related to the company's real estate projects and investments, including overseeing the work of external counsel
    • Provide legal guidance on new real estate development initiatives, investment opportunities, and other strategic projects
    • Serve as the company's representative in interactions with Nigerian regulatory bodies, government agencies, and other real estate industry stakeholders
    • Support the company's corporate governance and entity management activities,


    • Between 5-10 Post call.
    • 4- 5 years’ experience in corporate practice as in house counsel.
    • Further proficiency/professional qualifications
    • Proven track record of successfully negotiating and drafting complex real estate-related agreements
    • Outstanding analytical, research, writing and communication skills
    • Ability to translate complex legal matters into practical business advice
    • Proactive, strategic thinker with good commercial acumen and problem-solving skills
    • Collaborative and consultative work style, with the ability to build effective partnerships

    Method of Application

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

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