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Company Lawyer BSc - MSc Job

2024-05-29 12:47   Law / Legal Jobs   Edo   19 views
Job Details

Job Overview:
The Company Lawyer will oversee the legal aspects of our business, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and provide expert legal advice to management. This role requires a thorough understanding of corporate law and the ability to manage complex legal matters that impact the organization.
Key Responsibilities:

Legal Advisory: Provide expert legal advice to senior management on various corporate, regulatory, and compliance issues.
Contract Management: Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents to protect the company’s interests.
Compliance: Ensure the company complies with all relevant laws and regulations, including corporate governance, employment law, and industry-specific regulations.
Dispute Resolution: Manage and resolve legal disputes and litigation involving the company, including representing the company in court when necessary.
Risk Management: Identify potential legal risks and develop mitigation strategies.
Policy Development: Assist in developing and implementing company policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance.
Training: Conduct training sessions for employees on legal topics relevant to their roles and responsibilities.
Documentation: Maintain accurate and organized records of all legal documents and proceedings.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) from a recognized university; a Master’s degree or professional certifications (such as the Nigerian Law School Certificate) is a plus.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate law, preferably within the financial services industry.
Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of Nigerian corporate law, contract law, and regulatory compliance.
Skills: Excellent analytical, negotiation, and communication skills; strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Integrity: High ethical standards and integrity in professional and personal conduct.

Personal Attributes:

Proactive: Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and develop strategic solutions.
Team Player: Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead and influence others within the organization.

Company Description
Standard Life Organization (S.L.O) is an NGO-Microfinance Institution committed to the socio-economic empowerment of low income, poor and vulnerable individual through access to capacity building and responsive financial services on a sustainable basis.
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