Legal Officer at Agbeyewa Farms

 Legal Officer

Location: Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti (with approximately 25% travel within Nigeria and internationally)
Job type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • The Legal Officer shall be responsible for monitoring and/or advising on all legal matters, commercial contracts, and agreements.
  • The Legal Officer shall also ensure the company complies with the statutory and corporate governance practices and guidelines

Responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing and perfection of legal documents for and on behalf of Organization
  • Legal Searches at all levels
  • Recording Secretary as shall be assigned
  • Handling of Corporate affairs matters as assigned by the Office
  • Accompanying the Director and Deputy Director to various meetings of the Organization.
  • Representation of the Directorate at various committee/units’ meetings as instructed/directed by the Director of Legal Services.
  • Representation of the Organization/subsidiary at the Magistrate and Customary Courts.
  • Representing the Organization/Subsidiaries at the Police Station and other Security Agencies.
  • Frequent Consultations with the Director, Assistant Directors and Principal Legal Officers on pending legal matters.
  • Handling of all other duties assigned to me by the Director, and other duties incidental to the optimal performance of the Directorate and the Organization at Large.
  • Support the Legal Adviser/Company Secretary in execution of all Legal/Litigation functions.

Requirements

  • A graduate Degree in Law (minimum of second class lower).
  • Member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
  • A minimum 3 years post NYSC experience.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft office applications especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Excellent written &verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate law; commitment and enthusiasm in the delivery of the organization’s objectives.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion.
  • Good understanding of general and specific Company and commercial law.
  • Excellent team working ability to ensure smooth operation in the Legal Unit as a whole.
  • Good research skills.

Additional Information

  • Competitive Compensation.
  • 5 – day workweek.
  • Flextime.
  • Competitive Health Insurance (Employee + Spouse + 4 children).
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Training Programs
  • Growth and Development
  • Mentoring and Counseling

Application Deadline
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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