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Legal Counsel (Commercial) at Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited

Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited is one of the largest manufacturing companies in Nigeria, producing and distributing some of the nation’s most- loved beverages in the country like; Pepsi, 7Up, Mirinda, Teem, Mountain Dew, H2oH!, Lipton Ice Tea and Aquafina premium drinking water. SBC has recently entered into Home & Personal Care category with the 2SURE brand and launched its first product, a Hand & Surface Sanitizer. Seven Up boasts of nine bottling plants with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities strategically located across various regions in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Commercial)

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Key Responsibilities

  • Informal Dispute Resolution: Addressing Consumer Complaints, resolving all other disputes at Pre-litigation/Arbitration/Mediation stage(s)
  • Marketing, & Corporate Services Contracts Drafting
  • Intellectual Property Protection & Brand Enforcement: drive initiatives to address trade mark infringement and illicit trade (sale of parallel products, sale of duty-not-paid products, sale of trade mark infringing brands)
  • Consulting: Provide advice to the company in the following areas:- Competition Law, Advertising Regulation, Labour Law, Data Protection, Taxation, Intellectual Property, Governance and Corporate Law, Product Liability, Contract Law/Sale of Goods, Product Packaging Compliance.
  • Legal Counselling To Affilliate Companies: Will attend to the legal affairs (including litigation) of SBC’s two affiliates- Sunglass (Glass Bottle supplier) and Green Eagle (Cap Supplier)
  • Property Management: Will ensure that SBC’s head office is compliant with all real estate-related regulations/Laws

Professional Qualification And Experience

  • Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria with at least 7-years’ post-call experience.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, Strong interpersonal skills
  • Industry Skills (product development and regulation, product liability, advocacy and engagement, illicit trade, trade and distribution, marketing, manufacturing).
  • Practice Skills (conflict management, intellectual property, competition law, labour law, taxation, corporate law and company secretary ship).
  • General Skills (drafting, negotiation, communication, external counsel management, corporate financial management.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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