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    Senior Legal Officer at CMB Building Maintenance and Investment Company Limited

    Feb 15, 2018 Legal Jobs In Nigeria

    category  Legal Jobs In Nigeria

    CMB Building Maintenance and Investment Company Limited a Real estate Firm in Lagos seeks to fill the role below

    Senior Legal Officer

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Review and draft contractual agreements to ensure that clauses which protect the company’s interests are incorporated therein and such contracts comply with applicable laws and regulations.
    • Review and assist in the preparation of business proposals; ensuring the legal framework of said proposals is suitable for the company’s goals.
    • Interpret contracts and legal documentation to user departments to aid their relations with clients and suppliers.
    • Ensure group wide compliance with legal procedures, processes and statutory requirements as it concerns legal aspects of the company’s business
    • Undertake legal research; prepare reports and legal opinions as required.
    • Liaise with external solicitors who represent the company in litigation.
    • Conduct in-house investigations, witness selection and compile documentary evidence to assist external solicitors in their defence/prosecution of cases.
    • Investigate legal claims/complaints against the company and prepare appropriate responses
    • Conduct due diligence checks and searches as required by the company.
    • Liaise with government departments and agencies and regulatory authorities in respect of the company’s activities and transactions.
    • Monitor all existing and emerging laws and regulations relevant to the company’s business
    • Provide legal support to business units of the company in negotiations with customers and vendors and ensure conformance with internal contracting requirements and risk mitigation requirements.
    • Monitor all legal processes, procedures regarding the company at various legal institutions.
    • Any other duties assigned by the Chief Legal Officer and Executive Management.

    KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Legal
    • Minimum of 7 years experience and must have been called to the Bar
    • Real Estate experience is a must
    • LLM will be an added advantage
    • Excellent follow through, ability to pay attention to details.
    • High level of professionalism and multitasking.
    • Ability to take initiative
    • Self motivated and committed to  the delivery of excellent legal services
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
    • Excellent people management and strong listening skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Good knowledge of legal requirements and processes

    Method of Application

    Kindly forward your CV to [email protected]

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Click the Apply now button to send your application







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