Head of Legal at Vesa Fisheries Limited

Vesa Fisheries has been serving the Nigerian economy for over 30 years, providing imported fresh and affordable frozen seafood to the Nigerian populace reaching out through our 3 branches in Lagos, Benin and Port Harcourt, thus creating value to customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Legal

Location: Benin, Edo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Details
The Head of Legal will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating activities of the company’s Legal Department;
  • Developing and implementing of legal initiatives and systems,
  • Following up with the company’s compliance with regulatory laws, expatriate quota, expatriate recruitment, visa processing, etc;
  • Drafting contracts between the company and contractors; and
  • Representing the company at designated court proceedings that may arise.


  • Minimum of a First Degree in Law. Must be a Member of The Nigerian Bar Association
  • Must have 7-10 years previous experience as a Head of Legal in a corporate organization

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficient computer skills including the ability to prepare spread sheets; knowledge of legal software is a plus;
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, demanding environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sound judgment;
  • Detailed and versed understanding of corporate laws;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Informed decision making/sound judgement and excellent professional disposition; etc.

N300,000 to N400,000 / Month.

Deadline: 27th March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@vesafisheries.com.ng using “Head of Legal” as the subject of the email.


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