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Corporate Services in a Boutique Law Firm

A Boutique Law Firm that specialises along three service lines- PPP & Infrastructure; IP services and corporate services requires two exceptionally Talented Lawyers to steer the following departments:

Successful candidates are to be primarily based in ABUJA and must exhibit capability to lead the departments and harvest opportunities into transactions.

Position: Corporate Services

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Grow the department including proffering advisory services to start ups, established entities and foreign entities desirous of setting up in Nigeria
  • Provide advice and guidance to clients towards ensuring their compliance with applicable corporate regulation, legislation and governance procedures policies and manuals and provide legal support and advice to other departments and functional areas of the Firm.
  • Ensure that Clients key statutory books and records are kept up to date and assist with the preparation of documents for filing with regulatory bodies and other relevant authorities including the filing of statutory returns with CAC and the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN), within the correct timescales.
  • Assist in developing and managing the Clients Company Secretariat budget.
  • Undertake legal research associated with assignments, lead the development of legal opinions on various issues as may be required, and lead the preparation of departmental presentations.
  • Undertake legal due diligence on behalf of Clients, including integrity assessment and develop and submit legal due diligence reports.
  • Provide Support services to Clients’ boards in scheduling, preparing for and managing meetings including Board Meetings, Board Committee Meetings and General Meetings, managing correspondence with Board members in between meetings and following up on agreed actions arising from Meetings.
  • Advising Clients’ Boards on various legal issues as may be required and lead the preparation of the Board quarterly updates.
  • Advisory support on dispute resolution mechanism.

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:

Ten (10) years post-call experience in relation to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities. Relevant masters degree will be an added advantage

Qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) unless the qualifications and experience of the candidate are considered sufficient for the role.

Working knowledge in relation to corporate governance and company secretariat matters, and regulatory and Company Act requirements, including an understanding of the requirements of the Company and Applied Matters Act, Cap C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 2004.

Understanding of the commercial context of legal advisory work in a regulated business environment and an ability to quickly distil legal and contractual issues and pragmatically craft legally sound solutions to complex corporate/commercial problems and issues in a timely manner.

Experience of working in a sensitive, highly pressurised and confidential environment

Excellent organization, presentation, written and oral communication skills are a necessity, as is an attention to detail, the ability to use initiative and prioritize and manage your own workload, and a commitment to client satisfaction.

How to Apply:

To apply visit this link: http://tiny.cc/corp_service

 

REMUNERATION

Competitive remuneration obtainable within the sector. Opportunities for professional development.

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

Only applicants who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Exceptional Applicants currently engaged in a busy commercial environment and who are gifted with business development skills will be given fast track consideration.

 

Application ends on Tuesday, 12th December, 2017.

Steps to Apply:

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Upload COVER LETTER, CV and click the APPLY FOR JOB button

 

For more information:

012778960, 08188000800, info@gr8jobsng.com

 

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