Legal Officer at KOKO TV

KOKO TV is a fast growing music production company, based at London’s iconic music venue, KOKO. Founded in 2010, we have quickly established ourselves as a major player in the youth music market.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Officer

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time

About the Job

  • As part of our expansion plan, the KOKO Group is looking for a bright and commercial newly qualified Lawyer with a daring and uncompromising spirit that will support and sustain our operations.
  • Our digital media business operations is in the music, film, sport, television, and fashion industries, and this opportunity is for a talented individual to join the team and help with our business and clients in these sectors.

Job Details

  • This role will have a broad scope that involves a wide and interesting range of legal work, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, regulatory and business related compliance, marketing and promotional review, international development and bespoke projects.
  • The roles will have more of a company, commercial law and litigation focus and involving both Nigeria and overseas litigation.
  • Preparation and negotiation of commercial and media contracts
  • Advising on compliance and regulatory issues relating to Nigeria and international media and entertainment laws and licensing
  • Advising on a range of legal matters such as trademarks, licensing, image rights , compliance etc concerning the group and clients.
  • Reviewing and advising on marketing promotions and advertisements
  • Advising on day to day legal queries from clients, partners, agencies and business
  • Advising and assisting in responding to customer complaints and external dispute resolution
  • Assessing and advising on legal and commercial risks, potential impacts and proposing creative solutions
  • Ad hoc projects and business development opportunities as they arise


  • Recent qualified or Junior Lawyer with top training and experience
  • You will need to be highly motivated and pro-active, with excellent attention to detail and an ability to find sound commercial solutions to challenging legal and commercial issues.
  • A strong commitment to media, entertainment and sports rights, transparency and accountability.
  • Demonstrated ability to think legally, analytically, strategically and effectively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Capacity to appropriately plan and prioritise and to manage multiple demand efficiently
  • Ability to defend and explain complex issues and positions to clients, partners, staff and to advocate on these positions externally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within and outside the organisation

Salary and Benefits
Competitive but subject to experience

Deadline: 30th June, 2023. (Noon)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a short paragraph on why they think they are good fit for the role and attach their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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