Legal Adviser in Lagos, Nigeria

Legal Services
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • The Legal Advisor will be responsible for litigation, conciliation, mediation, arbitration, debt recovery, legislative intelligence and advisory, police matters legal aspects of employee issues, legal aspect of banking transactions, general legal advisory, legal cost and litigation, budget management etc.


  • Management of the litigation and debtors portfolio; and resolution of the legal disputes of the company and its Business Units through Alternate Dispute Resolution techniques;
  • Manages the litigation budget and implements legal cost cutting techniques for the group;
  • Implements an effective legislative intelligence and advisory systems which support the group’s strategic and operational plans;
  • Manages the group’s relationship with external counsel/law firms and serves as the link between the group and external law firms/counsel;
  • Advise the group on legal aspects of employee relations;
  • Handles police matters and manage police relations for the group.


  • Have at least a second class upper Degree in Law;
  • Have at least 10 years post call experience of which 8 years should have been spent in a similar position of multinational company/conglomerate or op range multi-structured legal practice with focus on commercial law, corporate law and practice, real estate, law of securities, litigation practice and ADR-Alternate Dispute Resolution techniques, employment law, law of banking and securities etc.;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills.



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