Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Legal Specialist Vacancy at Ascentech Services Limited

Ascentech Services Limited – Our client, a leading FMCG group, is seeking to employ suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Specialist (Land Disputes, Reclamation and Property Acquisition)

Location: Ogun

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a qualified legal practitioner to oversee and manage its land acquisition, reclamation, ownership, disputes and property-related matters.


Education / Experience / General Requirements

  • A degree in Law (LLB, BL). Master’s degree in Law (LLM) will be an added advantage.
  • Admission as Notary Public is essential
  • A professional certificate or qualification in a reputable institute will be preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years post-call experience. Extensive experience and track record in handling and winning land dispute cases is an advantage.
  • Experience in a manufacturing / factory environment will be an advantage.
  • Prerequisite knowledge of Administrative, Communication, Political, Legal, Managerial and Information Management is necessary.
  • Knowledge of Local, State and Federal Laws and Regulations is a MUST.
  • Knowledge and command over relevant resources, community needs, internal & external customers, relevant stakeholders, and policies and procedures.
  • Strong experience in land disputes, real estate law and industry knowledge that includes litigation, lease transactions, property management, and purchase and sale transactions.
  • Solid experience in title insurance underwriting, curative and claims.
  • Natural leader who displays sound judgment and attention to detail.
  • Capable networker with excellent interpersonal, communication and public speaking skills.


  • Monitor legal risk in land and property documentation and advise the company accordingly.
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for all land and property-related transactions.
  • Mediate in and negotiate all land and property-related transactions.
  • Draft memo(s), contracts and all land and property-related legal documentation and paperwork(s).
  • Ensure that appropriate approvals are in place before all land and property-related transactions are executed.
  • Manage regulatory and compliance-related issues.
  • Represent the company in land ownership, property disputes, and/or land and property-related acquisition and sales matters.
  • Responsible for all legal and general advisory needs related to or associated with a large-scale land and property portfolios.

Deadline: 31st January, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: stating the position applied for in the email subject line.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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