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Strongmas Development Limited is a real estate company and a member of the Strongmas group. Established several years ago as Cerebral Homes before it metamorphosed to its current name. Strongmas Residences was borne out of the idea of making exotic homes affordable to the middle class. Strongmas believes unvaryingly to quality and customer satisfaction. Over the years have built homes in Magodo Phase 2, Lekki and its environs.

Our mission is to provide a complete and affordable residences with award winning design, conveniences, and architectural distinctive spaces with the finest quality of products and vision is to transform the building Landscape of Africa and to compete with its contemporaries around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Legal Officer
Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type:

Job Duties
The Legal Officer is expected to provide legal services and guidance as necessary to all business units and head office within the Group and liaises with the Company Secretary and other legal firms on behalf of the Company.

Key Performance Areas
Draft and review a wide variety of legal agreements.
Render legal assistance through the preparation of legal opinions, reports and correspondence as required from time to time by the Executive.
Responsible for all the external legal communications of the Group.
Ensures the provision of appropriate legal advice on a diverse range of substantive and procedural questions of law in the administrative functioning of the Group.
Ensure adequate preparation of Litigation.
Advising on and assessing the Level of Compliance to Legislative provisions.
Provide legal advice on procurement and human resources processes.
Provide advice and assistance on debt collection processes.
Conduct training and dissemination of appropriate advice to staff on legal and compliance issues.
Manage and administer the corporate legal documentation and contracts.
Draft, review and negotiate contracts, MoU’s and other legal documents as required by the Group and its various departments.
Liaise with the Company Lawyers and/or Company Secretary n serious legal issues and business matters.
Provide commercial legal support to all departmental projects and job functions.
Ensure the development of service level agreements for service support and delivery
Monitor the maintenance of the registers and other records required to be maintained by the hospitals in accordance with all applicable laws.
Provide all such other administrative and other secretarial duties as directed by the Executive.
Assist in the development of guidelines, policies and procedures.
Analyze and review legal agreements, legislation and documents for the Board.
Review and advise the Executive on the legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
Any other duties as may be assigned.
This job description is not exhaustive and will evolve as the Company’s organizational needs change.
Maintaining proper corporate interactions with relevant local, state and federal government bodies.

Minimum of LL.M Degree from a reputed university.
Over 3 years post-bar experience in a Corporate Law firm.
Must have an advanced understanding of company secretarial practice, commercial transactions, research and litigation.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact across to the board and management with confidence and authority.
Ability to deal with complex problems & apply judgment and independent reasoning in situations where applicable precedence and laws may not exist.
The CLO must possess strong initiative, as well as excellent management and leadership skills and strong business acumen.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.