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Legal Officer - WhoGoHost HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-08-01 11:37   Law / Legal Jobs   Lagos   378 views
Job Details

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

The Legal Officer shall oversee the legal aspects of our business.

You will safeguard our reputation by guaranteeing that the company strictly follows law guidelines and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues.

The successful candidate will effectively ensure legal conformity and minimise probability of exposure.

Job Duties


Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labour law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)

Collaborate with management to devise efficient defence strategies

Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance

Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations

Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues

Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust

Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights in a timely manner.

Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces

Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to employees in the organization

Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility

Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation

Any other task as assigned by the Head of Department

Conducting regular legal risk assessments, including analysis of emerging laws and regulations

Collaborate with external auditors, investigators, legal team

Person Specification & Additional Requirements

B.Sc Degree in Law

At least 3 years proven experience as a Legal Counsel in business/Tech environment

Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures

Registered as a CAC agent is an added advantage

Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation

Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies

High degree of professional ethics and integrity

Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information

Outstanding communication skills

Versatile abilities and extreme dedication to efficient productivity

Proficient in the use of Google Workspace And ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)

Exceptional leadership and time, task, and resource management skills.

Ability to plan for and keep track of multiple projects and deadlines.

Excellent communication and people management skills are compulsory.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Company Description
WhoGoHost was founded in 2007 by Opeyemi Awoyemi, then a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, to serve clients of his web design firm ennovateNIGERIA who also needed hosting for their websites. WhoGoHost was then simply a reseller that provided hosting services to customers, allowing them to pay in local currency.
WhoGoHost is currently the largest web hosting company in Nigeria and the West African region. The company started as a web hosting firm but has grown to offer a lot of other products and services to help her customers grow and succeed online. Focused on delivering top-notch support and the best offerings, WhoGoHost continues to evolve and introduce new ways to engage her customers and support their businesses.