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Regional Legal Officer Bachelor Degree Job

2024-06-01 08:50   Law / Legal Jobs   Oyo   20 views
Job Details

Role Description
Grade: BO - SBO

This is a full-time on-site role as a Regional Legal Officer located in Ibadan.
As a Regional Legal Officer, you will be responsible for handling legal matters and providing legal advice and support to the Bank.
This includes reviewing and drafting legal documents, perfection of securities, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations, liaising with external solicitors and preparing strategies for the Bank in legal proceedings. You will also work closely with other departments to provide legal guidance and support for business activities.


Law degree from an accredited institution
Professional Qualification/License to practice Law in Nigeria;
Minimum of a Second Class (Upper Division)
Minimum of 7 years of experience as a legal officer in the banking sector.
Masters’ Degree or a relevant professional qualification will be an advantage.
Strong knowledge of Nigerian laws and regulations
Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks with attention to detail and lead a team.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Company Description
Wema Bank offers a range of retail and SME banking, corporate banking, treasury, trade services and financial advisory to its ever-expanding clients. In 2009, the Bank underwent a strategic repositioning exercise which culminated in a decision to operate as a commercial Bank with regional authorisat... read moreion in South-South Nigeria, South-West Nigeria, Lagos and Abuja in 2011.
Operating a network of over 125 branches and service stations backed by a robust ICT platform across Nigeria, we are committed to long-term sustainability in our business whilst maintaining the highest standards of social responsibility, corporate governance and diversity in our operations.