Legal Manager (Fintech)
9Credit
Oregun and Ikeja - Lagos, Nigeria
17h ago
source : Fuzu

Job Description

  • We are looking for a highly qualified Legal Counsel to oversee the legal aspects of our business. You will safeguard our reputation by guaranteeing that the company strictly follows law guidelines and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues.
  • The successful candidate will effectively ensure legal conformity and minimize probability of exposure.
  • Requirements

  • BSc Degree in Business Law or related field.
  • 4-5 years experience in similar position
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage;
  • Proven experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Job Responsibilities

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal issues (labour law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance, lending Fintech etc.)
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defence strategies
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Drafting and vetting of MOA, MOU, Bank guarantee, Indemnity Bonds if any,
  • Undertakings and authority letters, vendor contracts, etc.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation
  • Be well vast around regulatory laws in the fintech industry especially Lending aspect
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