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Job Title: Legal Adviser

Company: Michael Stevens Consulting

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 6 years

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Field: Law / Legal


Michael Stevens Consulting – Our Client, a wholly indigenous, ISO certified, value driven company providing quality, integrated services to the oil industry in Nigeria, Congo Brazzaville, Gabon and Angola is currently looking to fill the position above.


Key Responsibilities: – Conduct legal research on a diverse range of assigned issues and other areas of specialization using multiple research sources; select relevant material, analyze information and present findings for internal review. – Advise the Chief Executive, Directors, Heads and other staff on the organization’s underpinning legislation, and other international and domestic laws affecting the organization’s operations. – Draw up agreements and contracts with a variety of external organizations and stakeholders partnering with the organization and participate in the contract negotiation process. – Monitor the implementation of the legal clauses of contracts and draw up the formalities for the amicable settlement of disputes which may arise during contracts implementation. – Review the company’s legal documents and existing contracts to check for compliance with internal policies and procedures and report any form of noncompliance identified. – Take full responsibility for the conduct of litigation on behalf of the organization. – Draft assessments and recommendations for the organization in terms of internal disciplinary and administrative proceedings. – Understand and communicate the legal risks involved in carrying out certain organizational processes. – Provide advice on the legal effects of policy proposals across the organisation. – Take part in and facilitate training and education of staff, on relevant legal responsibilities and evidential issues.


Key Requirements: – Minimum of 6 years work experience in a similar role. – First Degree in Law. – Relevant experience in Contract Administration is an added advantage.


Person Specification: – Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport quickly and a track record of working collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels. – Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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