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Legal Officer needed at Lantern Books

Job title : Legal Officer jobs in Lagos

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : April 14, 2023

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Job Roles
Legal Risk:

  • Review and provide legal advice on MOUs, Contracts, and tender documents.
  • Review ongoing cases and advice management accordingly.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.
  • Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on contract management.

Policy Development:

  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.

Litigation Management:

  • Review the progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations and advise/recommendations to management and Board of Directors.

Contract Negotiation:

  • Review all contracts or any other documentation.
  • Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities.
  • As needed, provide guidance on contract matters to project managers or other operational staff
  • Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration.
  • Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Law Degree, Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in law firm or multinational organisations (private sector or NGO).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and experience with laws dealing with commercial/contract administration and labour laws

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • In-depth knowledge of general law.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and diplomatic skills.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Real interest in environment and conservation.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed CV to: [email protected] using “Application for Legal Officer” as the subject of the email.

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