Legal Officer needed at Phillips Consulting

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Job title : Legal Officer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : October 18, 2023

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  • Our client, a leading indigenous trading and logistic organisation is looking to recruit a highly skilled Legal Officer who will oversee the company’s Legal practices, processes, and strategies to achieve the overall corporate vision.


  • Providing legal guidance on a wide range of legal matters such as contracts, regulatory compliance, litigation, employment law, intellectual property and corporate governance.
  • Overseeing the operation of the legal department.
  • Conducting legal training for staff.
  • Identifying and mitigating legal risks.
  • Developing and implementing legal procedures and policies to ensure the company’s compliance with applicable laws.
  • Drafting, negotiating and vetting contracts, legal documents and agreements.
  • Conducting legal research to ensure the organisation is up-to-date with the latest legal changes.
  • Representing the company in legal proceedings, working with outside counsel when required.
  • Other duties or responsibilities that may be provided by the organisation.



  • A strong educational background, including a bachelor’s degree in law or a related field acquired from an accredited institution. Additionally, a master’s degree in law or business administration will be welcomed.
  • The right to practice law in your jurisdiction.
  • In-depth legal expertise, with an understanding of legal principles and practices, alongside specific knowledge in the realm of contract law, employment law, intellectual property, and litigation.
  • Natural leadership and management skills, including an ability to communicate in an assertive and clear manner to those who have a strong understanding of the law, and those with novice knowledge.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, demonstrating your ability to assess and understand complex legal issues, and provide strategic advice.
  • A leader in ethics, integrity and diversity and inclusion campaigns. Excellent business acumen in regard to understanding business operation and objectives, permitting your provision of legal advice aligning with business strategy.
  • Living close to Victoria Island will be a major advantage.

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