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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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