Devien Consult, a Human Resource Consulting firm, is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:
Job Position: Legal Officer / Company Secretary
Job Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
- A legal officer / Company Secretary is responsible for providing legal advice and support to the company on various maritime-related matters.
- The role requires a deep understanding of maritime law, international trade law, and shipping regulations.
- Advising on legal issues arising from the operation of ships, such as contracts of affreightment, charter parties, bills of lading, and marine insurance policies.
- Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating shipping contracts, such as shipbuilding contracts, ship chartering agreements, and marine service contracts.
- Providing advice on maritime disputes, including those related to cargo claims, ship collisions, marine pollution, and other maritime-related accidents.
- Representing the company in legal proceedings, such as arbitrations, mediations, and court cases.
- Keeping up to date with changes to international and national maritime laws and regulations and providing guidance to the company on their implications.
- Advising on the formation, registration, and operation of ship-owning companies and the purchase and sale of ships and shipping assets.
- Providing support on compliance with environmental laws and regulations, including those relating to the prevention of marine pollution and the disposal of waste from ships.
- A Law Degree
- Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a lawyer, with a focus on maritime law, international trade law, or a related field.
- Knowledge of maritime law
- Strong analytical skills
- Communication and negotiation skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Adaptability and flexibility
- Familiarity with the shipping industry: Knowledge of the shipping industry, including shipping practices, customs, and regulations, is highly desirable.
10th April, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Only qualified candidates should apply.