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Job Position: Legal Officer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. Draft a diverse range of legal agreements to cover various business needs and transactions.
  2. Offer advice on corporate legal matters and guidance on general business issues.
  3. Provide internal advisory services to different business units and departments within the company.
  4. Offer commercial legal support to all departmental projects and functions.
  5. Develop service level agreements for service support and delivery.
  6. Monitor the maintenance of necessary registers and records as required under the Companies and Allied Matters Act.
  7. Perform administrative and secretarial duties directed by the Legal Counsel and Company Secretary.
  8. Assist in devising and implementing company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
  9. Analyze and evaluate legal agreements, legislation, and documents for review by the Board.
  10. Ensure compliance, both internally and externally, with established guidelines, policies, and procedures. Investigate instances of non-compliance when necessary.
  11. Assess and advise management on the legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  12. Review and create contracts, agreements, and internal policies, ensuring alignment with statutory and legal requirements.
  13. Manage clients and oversee the proper communication and monitoring of case files.
  14. Undertake any additional duties assigned by the Head of Corporate Affairs and Legal.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD). Additional qualifications in finance or international law may be beneficial.
  2. Proven experience (2-3 years) as a legal counsel, legal officer, or similar role within the fintech, financial services, or migration industry.
  3. Sound knowledge of immigration laws, finance laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  4. Strong drafting and analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex legal documents.

Application Deadline
23rd December, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: join@wevesti.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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