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Title: Legal Secretary Job in Nigeria at First World Communities
Post by: jobnavy on Jul 15, 2012, 06:01 PM
Job Title: Legal Secretary

Reference: LEGALSEC0712

Location: Ajah, Lagos

Company: First World Communities

Sector: NGO

Job description:

•   Updates management on current legislation, regulatory issues and legal risks;

•   Participates in formulating corporate policies to ensure legal & regulatory compliance;

•   Reviews, evaluates and advises on all contractual arrangements & legal agreements between the Group and other parties;

•   Determines areas requiring external legal support and liaises with legal advisers to protect the Group’s corporate interests;

•   Renders advice on issues relating to corporate governance and compliance with the Group’s code of ethics;

•   Maintains statutory books & records for all Group companies and ensures periodic returns are filed with the relevant regulatory authorities promptly;

•   Organises and attends all Board & Shareholder Meetings, for companies within the Group, as Company Secretary;

•   Assists in developing plans & strategies for managing the Group’s relationship with various levels of government;

•   Assists in facilitating government approvals, exemptions, licenses and permits for Group operations;

•   Renders advice on and vets all forms of internal & external communication, prior to official release, to minimize the risk of ambiguity/conflict and possible exposure to litigation;

•   Catalogues and organises custody of title deeds & other important legal documents of the Group.


•   First Degree in Law

•   Member of Nigerian Bar Association. Membership of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators will be an added advantage.

•   3- 5 years relevant work experience in a reputable law firm.

•   Minimum of 2 years experience within the legal department of a large organization

How to Apply:

If you are interested in working with the organisation and your skills and capabilities match the job profile, submit your application now.

Deadline: 31 July 2012.

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