Company Secretary / Chief Legal Adviser At A reputable company

Job Details

Job Title: Company Secretary / Chief Legal Adviser At A reputable company
Organisation: A reputable company
Location: Nationwide
Min Work Experience: 15 year(s)
Qualification: LL.M
Industry: Law/ Legal
Course: Related Discipline

A reputable company operating in several sectors of the Nigerian economy is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Company Secretary / Chief Legal Adviser

Location: Nigeria

General Description

  • Providing general advisory services to all departments in the Group Administration and Management of the Company Secretariat, Litigation and Dispute Resolution matters/cases/issues, Serve as an advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors on all matters relating to company Jaw and corporate governance.
  • Provide accurate and timely advice on all legal and regulatory matters of the institution and provide support in legal and compliance-related matters.

Key Performance
Indicators / Measurement Criteria:

  • Coordinate the Company’s representatIon in legal actions and ensure effective and suitable resolution/settlement of the case
  • Litigation monitoring, tracking, and reporting
  • Recommend Strategic Litigation and Opinion to the Board ‘Management on way forward to Dispute Resolution Practices and Procedures.
  • Engage and lead experienced and competent External Solicitor to represent the Company in disputes/conflict and at all times ensure that Company’s case(s) and legal position in every dispute resolution is adequately represented. Review/Monitor Litigation (or ADR method) by or against the Company and manage the Company’s legal/litigation exposure.
  • Provision of advisory services on a need basis.
  • Writing letters and opinions within 24 48 hours and on a need basis.

Internal Liaison:

  • All departments within the Group.

External Liaison:

  • Clients, Service Providers, External Solicitors. Contractors, etc.

Academic / Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum of Second Class Honours, Upper Division (2.1) in LL.B Must have been called to the Nigerian Bar
  • Postgraduate qualification including LL.M is required; other post-graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.

Experience / Requirements:

  • Minimum of 15 years experience in company secretarial/legal (litigation) practice and general legal advisory services.

Skills / Competency Required:

  • Hands-on experience in drafting. vetting and review of Court processes and strong litigation management
  • Formulation of effective litigation strategy
  • Wide knowledge of general litigation and dispute resolution processes and practices
  • Good working knowledge of MS office. Excel & PowerPoint. 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • A quick assessment of priorities.

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified professionals should send their CV "MS Word" to: dreamjob496@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • All applications will be treated in strict confidence
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Submit CV to: dreamjob496@gmail.com
Application Deadline: 05 August, 2021


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