The Legal Counsel forms part of a structured
legal department. The Legal Counsel will be
required to provide legal advice to the various
departments on a wide range of legal aspects.
The Legal Counsel will provide legal advice on
Nigerian law and will ensure that Nigerdock
does not contravene any laws in the execution of
its projects, corporate policies and in particular,
the legal liabilities, restrictions and obligations
under the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Act
The Legal Counsel reports and coordinates the
execution of his work with the Senior Counsel
and General Counsel.
Key Aims and Objectives:
To provide legal advice and attempt to mitigate
legal risk to protect the Company.
Has knowledge of Nigeria laws, with a particular
interest and practical experience in civil
procedure, contract and construction law,
administrative law, labour law and litigation.
Experience in solving conflicting priorities and
objectively provide accurate and practical legal
Demonstrates a basic practical understanding of
the risks associated with project execution
Ability to manage priorities, communicate
effectively with employees in the various
departments to ensure the legal aspects and
concerns are identified and addressed.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Support the Supply Chain and Commercial
Departments in the negotiation, drafting, and
execution of agreements and contracts.
Offer counsel on a variety of legal issues.
Advise management and work alongside
employees in different business units.
Provide advice on legal risks and business terms
of various deals.
Interpret and explain legislation, contract
provisions and corporate policy.
Draft terms and conditions in agreements.
Research unique legal issues impacting the
organization by identifying applicable statutes,
judicial decisions, and codes.
Keep abreast of legislative changes that may
affect the company and its affiliates.
Perform pre-litigation work to minimize risks
and maximize legal rights.
Provide solutions to complex legal questions.
Judge the merits of court cases filed against or
on behalf of the Company, work with the
appropriate managers to define a strategic
defense and approve settlements of disputes
Advise Company on compliance with applicable
Nigerian laws and regulations.
Assist in the management of all outside counsel.
Interface with outside legal counsel on behalf of
To have an understanding of the implications of
health and safety regulations.
General Counsel and Commercial Director
Project Controls Managers
Project Management Team members
Commercial Team members
Procurement Team members
Contracts Administration Team members
External law firms
Holds a university LL.B Degree. An additional
appropriate LLM degree will be an advantage.
At least 5 years’ experience in general law
Computer Literate – MS Project, MS Excel, MS
Good written and verbal English skills;
Effectively work under pressure in a team-
Demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines and
produce quality complex work;
Must have good communication skills, deductive
reasoning ability and ability to simplify complex
legal issues; and
Ability to coordinate and interact with multi-
How to Apply:
Interested and Qualified candidates should
forward their CVs to globalinvestment299 @gmail.com or send name,qualification,number and post applying for to the advert box or number