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Legal Officer Masters Job

2024-03-11 01:12   Law / Legal Jobs   Lagos   63 views
Job Details

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Industry: Banking & Finance


Our client is seeking a young, dynamic, diligent, and value-driven legal professional to join its team as a Legal Officer.

The ideal role holder will contribute meaningfully to all legal issues affecting or potentially affecting the operations of its various business units and departments.

Job Responsibilities

Drafting routine and non-complex legal documents such as Loan Agreements, Service Level Agreements, and Guarantees/Undertakings, Deed of assignments, etc.

Vetting and preparing legal documents/contracts/agreements that impose liability/responsibilities/duties on the Bank in its relationships with stakeholders.

Providing legal opinions and advice to Management.

Ensuring the safekeeping and retrieval of all security documents.

Liaising with the Company Secretary and external solicitors.

Safeguarding and properly filing all Board Committee minutes.

Liaising with the Mortgage Banking Department to conduct searches and verify documents submitted by customers for credit and account opening for corporate customers.

Maintaining and updating an accurate shareholders register, and distributing share certificates and dividends.

Managing shareholders' relationships concerning Complaints, Inquiries, and Requests.

Performing any other duties as assigned by the HOD and Management

Person Specification

LLB Degree from a recognized institution, Master's in Law (LLM) will be an added advantage

Minimum of 5 years post-call experience as a legal officer or similar role

Strong writing and communication skills

Excellent organization and crisis management skills

Proficient understanding of commercial law, especially concerning financial transactions, contracts, and negotiations

Application Closing Date

12th March, 2024.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: talentsearch@firstexcelsia.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Company Description
First Excelsia Professional Service Limited - Our client a leading finance Institution committed to providing best-in-class financial and investment solutions to customers across various sectors of the Nigerian economy.