Author Topic: Total Nigeria PLC Job Vacancies: Legal Counsel - Contracts  (Read 2428 times)


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TOTAL Nigeria PLC is the subsidiary that distributes consumer petroleum products in Nigeria since 50 years now. It has the largest distribution network in Nigeria, largest market share at about 15% and is one of the best performers in the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Total Nigeria is currently recruiting for the following position:

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Contracts
Company: TEPNG   
Contract: permanent position   
Branch: Exploration Production   
Location: Nigeria - Nigeria   
Interviews will take place in: Port Harcourt   
Starting date: As soon as possible   
Salary: According to profile and experience   

Job description: 

The successful candidate will be required to:

• Work with the legal team
• Undertake legal research work
• Provide legal advice and opinions to all the departments within the District and the Company management on the widest possible range of issues including fiscal issues, labour related matters, interpretation of Nigerian legislation, contractual obligations etc
• Analyse and interpret national and international statutory and regulatory texts and contractual documents at draft stage or in force.
• Anticipate needs of client departments, alerts, advises and propose solutions
• Prepare and draft agreements and contracts and follows through their implementation
• Handle routine to complex legal dossiers and takes part in negotiations with partners, contractors and government agencies.
• Assist an experienced jurist in his tasks of drafting contracts, negotiating, and managing dispute dossiers
• Participate in the negotiation of all Company leases and acquisitions of property in the District as provided by the company management procedure on leases and acquisition.
• Take an active part in the work of legal commission of professional organisations
• To provide the company with legal guidance and advice in all its transactions and dealings with third parties.
• To ensure that the company is in statutory compliance with the regulations and laws governing companies.
• To minimise losses to the company by ensuring that the facts setting out the company’s claim or defence in all matters involving the company are professionally and correctly set out in such a way as to highlight the legal claim or defence of the company.

Required skills:    

The ideal candidate should have a degree in law and must be called to the Nigerian Bar .
A Masters Degree in law and knowledge of French would be advantageous though not essential.

The ideal candidate should have 6 years post call experience, 4 of which must be core experience in a law firm or commercial environment.
The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills.      

For further information and application: Total Nigeria PLC Careers.

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Re: Total Nigeria PLC Job Vacancies: Legal Counsel - Contracts
« Reply #1 on: Sep 27, 2010, 05:28 PM »
You can still check out this career opportunity. The deadline for application was not stated. Therefore, it is advisable to apply in time because it can close anytime from now.

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Re: Total Nigeria PLC Job Vacancies: Legal Counsel - Contracts
« Reply #1 on: Sep 27, 2010, 05:28 PM »