• Job Vacancy at a Reputable Capital Market Company

  • Posted on: 8 September, 2016 Deadline: 15 September, 2016
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  • A dynamic and highly reputable Capital Market Services company located in Lagos State, is currently seeking to hire a competent, hardworking and experienced candidate to fill the position below:

    Legal Officer

     

    Job Description

    • Candidate must be versed in court room advocacy, arbitration, negotiation and other dispute resolution methods and also general Commercial law practice.
    • He or she must be fluent in both written and spoken English.

    On the job, the individual's responsibilities shall include amongst other duties:

    • To direct, manage and monitor the company's portfolio of law suits and liaise with external legal counsel;
    • To review Contracts, Agreements and legal documents of the Company to determine potential legal risks that could result in law suits and advise on approach to take in addressing these risks;
    • To provide legal advisory support to all business units including analysis and interpretation of issues and trends relating to the business.

    Requirements

    • Candidate must be a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria with at least 9 years' post call experience; most of which should been earned practicing as a Litigator with a reputable Commercial Law Firm or as part of an in-house Legal Team of a reputable Company.

    Other requirements of Candidate should include:

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
    • Attention to detail;
    • Sound understanding of Capital Markets & general Commercial Law and Advocacy practice;
    • Good track record of handling suits especially Capital Market related matters and general Commercial Litigation;
    • Excellent communication skills including written and interpersonal;
    • Good planning and Organizational skills;
    • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Suite, knowledge and experience of administrative procedures including preparation, review and filing of Court processes;
    • Strong Leadership and managerial Skills.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their updated CV's to: legalofficer16@yahoo.com

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