Our Client is a leading business adviser that helps dynamic organisations to unlock their potential for growth. Our Client is a respected brand globally, as one of the major global accounting organisations recognized by capital markets, regulators and international standards setting bodies is presently seeking to hire an experienced and hardworking Lawyer to strengthen her Legal Officer .
The candidate who must possess strong legal background with credible evidence will report to the Senior Partner.
To provide qualitative and astute legal advisory services in relation to the Firm and its business
Be able to incorporate companies in accordance with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) guidelines
Versatile with filing of annual returns and CAC search
Be able to organize formal meetings and take minutes
Handle Clients legal advisory services
Carrying out research on legal issues for the firm
Interface with external solicitors engaged to provide adjunct legal services to the firm
Perform other corporate services and any other duties that may be assigned to him by the Senior Management of the Firm.
Review and vet letters, agreements, security and other legal documents
Must be hands-on interpretation and application of Tax laws, Legal texts and statutes
Ability to handle pressure and work with minimum or no supervision
LLB, BL with a minimum of second class upper division
3 -4 years post call and NYSC relevant experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong team player and good organizational skills
Ability to take responsibility and demonstrate high level of integrity with all stakeholders
Logical and ability to multi task
Analytical and lateral thinking skill