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Job Title: Legal Executive
Administration, Secretarial, Law, Legal
Rendering the necessary assistance to the Company Secretary with regards to all tasks that pertain to the legal desk including but not limited to the following:
To attend meetings of the company and of the Board of Directors and render all company secretarial services in respect of such meetings,
To act as a conscience seeker of the company, monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action,
To ensure the company complies withal applicable codes, statues and regulations,
To ensure proper drafting and review of contractual agreements between the organisation and other third parties,
To play the role of a liaison officer between the company, external regulators and advisers with regards to legal and compliance matters,
To maintain the company’s statutory register and ensure proper use of the company seal,
To carry out general legal research with regards to the company’s day to day transactions,
Overall management of legal documentation,
To watch brief for the organisation in any court appearance and to provide the necessary updates in respect thereof,
To oversee the process of due diligence checks at the lands registry and other necessary statutory regulatory authorities,
To provide general oversight with regards to managing the relationship between the company and its service providers as pertains to the Company’s Secretariat.
To provide general oversight with regards to ensuring the Company’s Secretariat maintains a proper filing system,
Managing compliance within the organisation.
Must have been called to the Nigerian Bar
Not more than 2 year experience either in the legal department of a Company or in a law firm; preferably a commercial law firm.
Candidate must be a member of the institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, or must be prepared to register with the institute and commence exams within the 1st 9 months of employment in our organisation.
Basic knowledge in Company secretarial and legal advisory,
Extensive working knowledge of the internet, Microsoft office word, excel and power point,
Excellent research and drafting aptitudes,
Good command of written and spoken English,
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills,
Having teamwork abilities.
Being adaptable and flexible.
Having competent knowledge about legal practice.
Great attention to details.
Logical and analytical mind.