Legal Officer in Lagos, Nigeria


Legal / Law
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • To consciously provide sound and efficient legal advisory services to the company to maintain the company's positive image
  • Handling of intellectual and industrial property matters namely trademarks, patents, and industrial design and copy rights
  • To make a representation in all legal matters concerning the group
  • Attending company meeting and rendering such secretarial services as may be deemed appropriate
  •  Rendering such other legal services as may from time to time be agreed by the company
  •  To perform other functions that may be assigned to him/herby the MD.
  • Advising company on compliance with acceptable rules and regulations regarding all or any of company business interests or company matters in general. Ensures that company operations, procedures and policies are within relevant statutes
  • Draft, negotiate, administer, interpret, perfect and advice on commercial and cognate agreements, letters, tonus and other legal documents related to the organization as required
  • Responsible for the review of all agreements, commercial or otherwise
  • Legal representation in all courts and tribunals established under the law
  • Arbitration, conciliation and commercial negotiation


  • Minimum qualification is Degree in law, L.L.B, B.L (LLM is an added advantage)
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience working as a lawyer in a commercial law firm or as an in-house lawyer in a company advising on commercial issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to synthesize information and make clear, concise recommendations on courses of action
  • Solid business judgment, critical thinking skills and ability to prioritize assignments
  • Intellectual curiosity and a strong work ethic characterized by high integrity and professionalism
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Key responsibility for this role is to develop, review and provide advisory service on agreements, proposals, contracts, and all legally involving transactions
  • Experience in Project and General Finance law will be an advantage
  • Excellent grasp of commercial law and corporate matters in general
  •  Strong analytical skills to form objective conclusions

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