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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 19, 2020
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    We offer a streamlined approach that aims to solve the significant challenges faced with new and ageing assets in industries worldwide At Cainergy, we help our clients optimize the performance and functionality of their assests ensuring minimum downtime and overall alignment with all applicable standards, codes and regulations through our custom Asset Int...
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    Legal Adviser

    Reports to: Co - CEO, Business & Support Services

    Job Objective / Purpose of Job

    • The Legal Adviser Accountable for taking care of day to day Legal Responsibilities and Providing Legal Advice that includes all the aspects of the analysis, investigation and drafting process.
    • The Legal Advisor is responsible for providing support in discrete legal issues by advising the organization, drafting undertakings and structuring remedies for the relevant issues

    Job Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities

    • Advise on a variety of legal issues and legal risks.
    • Provide advice on different legal issues and assist in drafting legal opinions, memoranda and other briefing documents.
    • Conduct legal research by utilizing various resources and selecting the relevant material to analyze the legal information
    • Maintain current knowledge of laws and provide clarification on legal language and advise Management.
    • Draft, review, edit, interpret, and advise on contracts and other legal documents.
    • Oversee all contractual obligations pertaining to the Company.
    • Research and report on unique legal issues impacting the Company.
    • Keep abreast of legislative changes that may affect the Company.
    • Provide advice on labour law related employee issues.
    • Work collaboratively with various departments to ensure compliance.
    • Serve as liaison between Cainergy and external attorneys.
    • Communicate and serve as a liaison for external parties including external counsel, and public authorities,
    • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders.
    • Maintain professional and timely communications.
    • Document and maintain legal files and issues.
    • Perform any other related task as may be assigned by the Co – Chief Executive Officer


    • First-Class / 2:1 in relevant Law disciplines. Master’s Degree in Law related field.
    • Certification of NBA, ICSAN, CIARB etc.
    • Minimum of 5yrs of post eualification experience
    • 2 years minimum hands-on experience in Management of High-level and Complex litigation Matters.
    • 3 Years of law firm experience.
    • Sound knowledge of Nigeria laws and legislation.
    • Negotiation, Drafting, Interpretation and Process Management
    • Experience as a legal advisor, with the ability to attend to routine administrative labour law related tasks.
    • Overall broad legal knowledge and understanding of legal issues
    • General Substantive Knowledge of (And Experience With) Commercial and Employment Law Matters.
    • Deep Understanding of Legal Issues, Including Governance and Legal Compliance

    Required Key Skill:

    • Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in an energetic environment with multiple priorities.
    • Excellent analytical, researching, and drafting skills.
    • Ability to deal appropriately with the confidential information.
    • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively
    • Comfort and experience interfacing with various levels of staff and management.
    • Exemplary writing and editing skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet.
    • Excellent communication and analytical skills in both written and spoken English.
    • Ability to build strong working relations with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
    • Discretion in handling confidential matters.
    • Excellent judgment and ability to anticipate legal issues or risks.
    • Proactive approach to problem solving.
    • Deadline, achievement, and target orientated.
    • Exceptional attention to detail, and talent for accuracy and precision
    • High degree of professional ethics, integrity, and responsibility.
    • Demonstrate excellent organizational, coordinating and personal interface skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: with the "Job position" as email subject.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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