Position: Legal Adviser
Supervise company solicitors in their management of company litigation matters.
Developing strategies and mechanisms for the avoidance of litigation.
Facilitate out-of-court settlements.
Attend court on behalf of company.
Facilitate witnesses and documentation required for prosecution and defense of cases.
Representing the company and liaising with company solicitors in all Law related matters.
Maintaining and submitting a monthly litigation report.
Supervising company solicitors in their management of company land holding interests.
Investigation of title of property prior to negotiation.
Participating in rent negotiations.
Preparation of Leases and Assignments.
Ensuring supporting documentation for perfection is received prior to payment.
Facilitating expeditious perfection of company’s interest.
Maintaining and submitting a monthly plot register.
Compiling and submitting insurance report to the Head Office.
Ensuring Insurers represent the company’s interest in court.
Ensuring prompt payment of insurance claims.
Providing general legal advice to regional management.
Participating in regional administrative panels
Participating in regional community and public relations matter.
Maintaining and submitting a monthly report of corporate events.
Any other matter as may be assigned by Manager
Education: Bachelors Degree in Law (LLB)
Training Requirements: Thorough knowledge of the working and practice of Property Law and Litigation.
Good oral and written communication skills
Good negotiation skills
Good interpersonal skills
Innovative and analytical
Excellent problem solving skills
Person must be of Northern origin
Work Experience: 4-5 years