Talents360.ng - Our client, a leading Importer and Distributor of highly innovative mobile IT devices in Nigeria selling both in the Wholesale and Retail segment of the market, is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Legal Counsel
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Assist legal in drafting and reviewing transactional documents, including purchase agreements, disclosure schedules, letters of intent, and non-disclosure agreements, to take over these matters from legal.
Review and monitor ownership step plans and ensure that from a legal perspective all necessary pre-and post- close steps are taken.
Work with human resources and outside counsel to respond to employee claims; track overall trends and help implement best practices to avoid future disputes.
Coordinate with Corporate IT on compliance, risk management and submit summaries of activities to legal for review. Identify trends and assist with best practice implementation.
Assist Peruses general managers with customer contracts and business associate agreements.
Be a point of contact for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance queries and track continuing compliance with the standard.
Maintain the formal signing authority and contract approval process for all directors, officers, and general managers.
Be the lead point of contact in responding to subpoenas, claims, and other corporate matters.
Review and maintain corporate records and legal entity registers. Ensure that all minute books, officer and director information, and entity information held by local authorities are correct.
Provide strategic legal advice to management on all matters.
Track Perseus trademarks and assist with any disputes. Ensure that we are making sound business decisions when deploying resources to protect IP.
Other tasks may include public filings and disclosures, drafting resolutions, commercial contracting, and litigation management.
Stay abreast of relevant laws and regulations for the software industry. Document and ensure that the company follows all current business process laws.
Manage external counsel in a cost-effective manner
Strong trust law and pensions experience required
Good working knowledge of the Data Protection Act
In house experience in a large commercial organization
A strong communicator comfortable with dealing with senior and board executives
Good drafting skills
Proactive with a ‘can-do attitude
Good understanding of regulatory and legal risk
Knowledge of pensions and financial services compliance and legal risk
Experience of working in financial services
Application Closing Date
26th August, 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.