Legal Manager Full Time
Hamilton Lloyd And Associates

Abuja, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 7 - 10 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Legal | Legal / Law

Job Summary

REPORTS TO: Managing Director/GM

The job holder is responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Legal department, provision of legal advisory services and ensuring effective management of legal and contractual risks.

Job Responsibilites
  • Legal risk
  • Review and provide legal advice on tender documents.
  • Review ongoing cases and advice management accordingly.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.
  • Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on contract management.
  • Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff.


  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.


  • Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers.


  • Formulate compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required is provided accordingly.
  • Continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations and advise management accordingly.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for the department for executive management meetings.


  • Review all contracts or any other documentation where the Company has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management’s attention.
  • Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities.
  • Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions and prepare and advise on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time.
  • Legal advisory and contracts management
Job Requirements
  • LLB graduate degree; Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • At least 8 years legal experience ideally in a leading organisation, with a proven track record in contract negotiation and drafting
  • Proven track record of providing accurate and effective legal counsel
  • Proven track record of adding value to an organization through the development of comprehensive contract documents that mitigate risk and penalties skills.
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills necessary for interaction with the Judicial system and negotiating parties
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and experience with, laws dealing with government and/or commercial contract administration, particularly contract negotiation, preparation and administration
  • Ability to provide independent advice (orally and in writing) to senior level management on highly technical matters
  • Demonstrate success in managing and conducting a variety of litigation matters
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Proven ability to delicately solve sensitive matters
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