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LEGAL COUNSEL (PROPERTY ADMINISTRATION), LEGAL COUNSEL (COMMERCIAL), REGIONAL LEGAL COUNSEL (LITIGATION) IN A TECHNOLOGY DRIVEN COMPANY

VACANCIES: LEGAL COUNSEL (PROPERTY ADMINISTRATION), LEGAL COUNSEL (COMMERCIAL), REGIONAL LEGAL COUNSEL (LITIGATION)

We are A TECHNOLOGY DRIVEN COMPANY operating within and outside Nigeria. We require experienced qualified Lawyers to join the Legal Team.

Very attractive and competitive remuneration package with benefits awaits successful candidate

GENERAL QUALIFICATION:

  • Minimum of Second Class Upper Division in Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) and Call to Bar Certificate (BL).
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M) will be an add advantage.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suites.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.

POSITION: LEGAL COUNSEL (PROPERTY ADMINISTRATION) REF: LCPA

EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCY REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of 6 years post call to bar experience in telecommunications with competences in contract drafting, legal documentation, litigation etc.
  • Good knowledge of property and commercial law practice.
  • Must be able to travel nationwide at short notice.

JOB PROFILE:

  • Support the Rollout/Operations Teams in routine legal work of the Company.
  • Ensure prompt resolution of all manners of legal issues that could lead to site closure/denial of access.
  • Ensure the periodic update of the databases maintained by the Legal Services Department/Keeping records of all the Company’s properties on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate the conduct of searches for site acquisitions.
  • Perfection of Leases/Purchase Agreements.
  • Prepare Lease Agreements, Deeds of Assignment, Licences and addenda to principal lease agreements, etc.
  • Provide legal guidance and opinions to the Company on site acquisition related matters.
  • Review from time to time legal, regulatory and telecommunicates

POSITION: LEGAL COUNSEL (COMMERCIAL) REF: LCC

EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCY REQUIRED:

  • 6 Years’ experience in commercial practice, corporate practice and general legal advisory services preferably in a telecommunications company
  • Hands on experience in legal drafting, revision and contract administration
  • Wide knowledge in general commercial practices and legal advisory services
  • Contract Administration skills and ability to provide on the spot legal assessment and opinions

JOB PROFILE:

  • Drafting vetting and review of all commercial agreements
  • Keeping proper records of all executed agreements and monitoring of related BGs. Non-Disclosure Agreements etc.
  • Issuance of Purchase Orders
  • Provision of advisory services on need basis.
  • Attending contract review meetings with relevant departments and contracting parties on need basis)

POSITION: REGIONAL LEGAL COUNSEL (LITIGATION) REF: RLECL      

EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCY REQUIRED:

  • 6 Years’ experience in litigation and dispute management preferably in a telecommunications company.
  • Good relationship with security agencies
  • Ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision.
  • Meticulous and a though eye for details.

JOB PROFILE:

  • Identifying and advising on potential risk issues, claims or liabilities that may result from non-compliance with relevant legislation
  • Advising on pre-emptive steps to avoid claims or liabilities, including the determination of appropriate courses of action and advising user departments on how to prevent the occurrence of a default code
  • Giving legal support to the recovery of interconnect debts.
  • Accepting and perusing the different court processes in suits instituted against the company with a view to identifying any defense open to the company
  • Preparing and forwarding letters of instruction to the external counsel
  • Setting up meetings and general facilitating out of court settlement of suits instituted against the company where appropriate.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Qualified candidates should e-mail their resume, possibly with a scanned passport photograph, within 14 days of this publication (22 May, 2019) to legalcounsels.256@yahoo.com using the reference as subject matter for the e-mail. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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