• Career at Asset & Resource Management Company (ARM) Limited

  • Posted on: 4 August, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Asset & Resource Management Company (ARM) Limited was established in 1994, and has evolved into a leading asset management  firm in Nigeria with a focus on asset management across a broad asset class.

    At ARM, our people are our main asset, and the quality of advice and solutions that they provide is the underlying reason that we are able to build and sustain lasting relationships. The quality and breadth of our client base speaks to the quality of our people.

    Legal Counsel

     

    Job description

    The Legal Counsel will provide legal support to ARM business & support units in connection with a diverse range of corporate and commercial transactions including project finance, corporate finance, real estate, mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions etc.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for providing legal advice for corporate/project finance transactions.
    • Prepare and review proposals/acquisitions/mergers; draft/negotiate commercial agreements.
    • Proffer legal advice on commercial transaction/business issues as they arise.
    • Responsible for corporate trust clients and ensuring business relationships with these clients are well managed.
    • Provide support for estate planning and administration by developing and implementing commercial trust mandates.
    • Work closely with business units and senior management in providing hands on support in the area of legal and regulatory advisory services.
    • Ensure all statutory filings (ARM, ARMT, ARM-DF, ARM-AGF) are carried out in a timely manner.  (i.e. filing of annual returns, renewal of registration with SEC etc.) 
    • Ensure adherence to framework for conducting/driving due diligence and compliance issues.
    • Conduct research on general legal issues affecting the company’s business operations (including Trust issues) and provision of legal opinion;
    • Liaise with external lawyers, SEC, CAC etc on regulatory and transactional matters
    • Contribute to the promotion of corporate governance (ethical/best practices) within the company.
    • Provide/ serve as an effective backup to the company secretariat.
    • Assist in the development and building of an effective work team by supervising surbodinates within the unit.
    • Perform other duties assigned by the Head, Legal.

    Minimum Qualifications & Attributes

    • LLB; BL; LLM
    • Minimum of 7 years post call experience in commercial and corporate legal practice;
    • Good knowledge of laws regulating operations of businesses in the country; particularly the finacial services sector
    • Strong relationship management, negotiation and marketing skills.
    • Understanding of local and international practices in the Financial Services industry.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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