Legal Officer Job in a Mortgage Institution

A reputable mortgage institution, due to expansion and repositioning,
seek to engage the services of resourceful, and result oriented
professionals to fill the position of:

Job Title: Legal Officer
Job Summary

  • The Legal Officer’s objective is to be a constructive part of
    the business of the organisation, by contributing meaningfully to all
    legal issues that affects or may affect the operations of the various
    business units in the organisation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviewing drafts, preparation, and advising on MOUs, SLA and all
    forms of contractual agreements between the organisation and other
  • To prepare legal opinion and render legal advice to the Management through the Head of Legal Department.
  • Relating with statutory regulators to ensure that the Bank is operating within regulation and applicable laws.
  • General Administration and Supervision of the Company’s secretariat duties.
  • To Vet and prepare legal documents/contracts/agreements, or any
    other form of documentation that imposes, any
    liability/responsibilities/duties on the organisation in its
    relationship with its stakeholders.
  • Advice on the suitability or otherwise of collateral securities
    presented by customers for borrowing by conducting legal searches.

Job Requirements

  • First degree in Law (LL.B) from a recognised University and Call
    to Nigeria Bar (BL). Additional relevant qualification will be an added
  • Must possess a minimum of five years cognate work experience in Corporate Law of a structured organisation.
  • Must not be older than 35 years of age.

Behavioural Skills/Attitude:

  • Good listening skills
  • Good writing and communication Skill
  • Ability to think and present legal issues in a logical manner
  • Highly organised and CAN DO attitude
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How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV’s to:

Note: You are strongly advised to read through the requirements as only those that meet the specifications shall be shortlisted.

Application Deadline  23rd August, 2016.

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