Legal Officer Job in a Capital Market Services Company in Lagos

A dynamic and highly reputable Capital Market Services company located
in Lagos State, is currently seeking to hire a competent, hardworking
and experienced candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Officer
Job Descriptions

  • Candidate must be versed in court room advocacy, arbitration,
    negotiation and other dispute resolution methods and also general
    Commercial law practice.
  • He or she must be fluent in both written and spoken English.

On the job, the individual’s responsibilities shall include amongst other duties:

  • To direct, manage and monitor the company’s portfolio of law suits and liaise with external legal counsel;
  • To review Contracts, Agreements and legal documents of the
    Company to determine potential legal risks that could result in law
    suits and advise on approach to take in addressing these risks;
  • To provide legal advisory support to all business units
    including analysis and interpretation of issues and trends relating to
    the business.


  • Candidate must be a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the
    Supreme Court of Nigeria with at least 9 years’ post call experience;
    most of which should been earned practicing as a Litigator with a
    reputable Commercial Law Firm or as part of an in-house Legal Team of a
    reputable Company.

Other requirements of Candidate should include:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Sound understanding of Capital Markets & general Commercial Law and Advocacy practice;
  • Good track record of handling suits especially Capital Market related matters and general Commercial Litigation;
  • Excellent communication skills including written and interpersonal;
  • Good planning and Organizational skills;
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Suite,
    knowledge and experience of administrative procedures including
    preparation, review and filing of Court processes;
  • Strong Leadership and managerial Skills.
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How to Apply

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

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  15th September, 2016.

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