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Tempkers Limited

Lawyer

Abuja, Nigeria

Closing: Jun 20, 2022

25 days remaining

Published: May 24, 2022 (2 days ago)

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We are hiring an in-house lawyer with experience in litigation and commercial law to join the

legal team of a Group Company. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Group

Counsel and the role cuts across different industries with a particular focus on tech and real

estate. The primary role will be to oversee the litigation department and provide advice and

support on litigation matters.


Responsibilities

We are hiring an in-house lawyer with experience in litigation and commercial law to join the

legal team of a Group Company. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Group

Counsel and the role cuts across different industries with a particular focus on tech and real

estate. The primary role will be to oversee the litigation department and provide advice and

support on litigation matters.


The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Litigation management and liasing with external law firms to ensure the timely delivery

    of services within budget.

  • Providing legal advice on legal issues, potential liabilities, and possible course of action.

  • Drafting, negotiating, and advising on a wide range of contracts.

  • Provision of corporate, commercial, and regulatory legal support to other departments

    and management

  • Relationship management of subsidiaries – international and local.

  • Registration of foreign companies.

  • Board of directors meeting management

  • Regulatory agencies compliance management

  • Land legal processing and documentation.

  • Support the Company Secretary in providing legal advise to the company


  • Desired Qualifications and Skills:
    • Must be a Lawyer called to the Nigerian Bar

    • Must have 4-6 years’ experience in active Law/Litigation Practice

    • Must be computer literate and have adequate knowledge of Microsoft Excel

    • Must be able to effectively communicate across different levels

    • Must be able to relate with people – internally and externally


    Personal Attributes:

    • Appreciable level of confidence  

    • Good level of responsibility and accountability  

    • Self-motivated and innovative 

    • Amiable yet objective and firm 

    • Fast-paced and detailed.


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