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Legal Counsel in a Fast Growing Distribution and Solutions Company

Capricorn Digital Limited, a fast growing distribution and solutions company is seeking applications to fill the vacant position below:


Job Title: In-house Legal Counsel
Location:
 Lagos
Job Summary
 

  • The In-house Legal counsel serves as a support in the execution of legal activities in the Company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assists in reporting, drafting and reviewing of legal documents
  • Assists in drafting and administering all legal contracts
  • Assists in analysing legal issues relating to proposed services
  • Assists in structuring joint enterprises with other organizations
  • Keeps abreast of relevant best practices and amendments to regulations and statutory provisions
  • Maintains an accurate and up-to-date database of all contracts, disputes and litigation agreement
  • Assists in reviewing new business relationships with service providers and partners
  • Assists in consulting and handling all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, etc.)
  • Assists in guiding managers on regulatory and compliance matters
  • Performing additional duties as assigned.

Other Skills & Abilities: 

  • PC proficiency and strong working knowledge of Excel, Power Point, Word and Google application is essential.

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • A First Degree in Law i.e. (LLB) and Bachelor of Law (BL)
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications may be an added advantage, but are not a requirement.
  • Must be a Legal Practitioner, or a Law graduate that has been called to bar, with 4-6 years’ post call experience
  • Must be proficient in commercial law, understand the e-payment industry and should be able to work with minimal supervision

Personal Attributes: 

  • Ability and willingness to work round the clock when required, and meet tight deadlines
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must possess a deep understanding of corporate law transactions and other legal matters.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be goal oriented and self-motivated


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: careers@capricorndigi.com with the position title as the subject.

Deadline 31st January, 2017. 

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