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Senior Legal Officer at Alan & Grant

Alan & Grant – Our work is focused on creating innovative HR and Organizational Development Solutions aimed at Performance Improvement & Business Growth. We currently serve clients across various sectors of the Economy from locations in Jos, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Legal Officer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Financial Services

Job Summary

  • Requirements

    • Minimum of a First Degree in Law
    • Minimum of 5-8 years post call experience in a reputable financial firm is desirable.
    • Must be a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and a Professional Membership
    • Experience in commercial law/corporate practice with knowledge of contract law, disputes and litigation, compliance, Corporate Governance, intellectual property and data privacy
    • Sound knowledge of Nigerian legal system and other industry best practices
    • Drafting skills, practical knowledge of contract, analytical skills accuracy and time management skills
    • In‐depth understanding of company internal operations and structure.Provision of effective legal services in the company to ensure the highest quality of legal

    compliance required

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare a legal and regulatory compliance checklist and check for 100% compliance
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action
  • Liaising with external regulators and advisers such as lawyers and auditors
  • Ensure that none of the policies and procedures of the company and its related activities is illegal, unethical or improper
  • Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies and procedures by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures
  • Identify potential areas of legal compliance vulnerability develop/implement  corrective action plan for resolution of problematic issues, and  provide  general  guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future
  • Manage interactions/ correspondence with regulators and relevant stakeholders
  • Drafting and review of contracts, including but not limited to contracts for provision of goods and services; acquisition of goods and services, partnership contracts etc
  • Offer dispute resolution advice including matters of recovery claims and actions
  • Liaising with external Lawyer representing the company in any form of dispute
  • Provide Legal advice on the relevant laws and regulations as it concerns the business of the company and its affiliates
  • Handle and manage all litigation matters
  • Ensure legal documentation of transaction executed by the company and its affiliates
  • Ensure appropriate execution and monitor implementation of contracts
  • Overall management of Contracts for the Company and its affiliates.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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