Senior Legal Officer at Agbeyewa Farms

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Senior Legal Officer

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

Job Brief

  • The Senior Legal Officer provides timely high-level litigation and/or legal advice, briefings and correspondence on complex areas of law and policy issues to ensure efficient and effective legal services delivery.


  • Member of the Administrative arm of the Organization. Recording Secretary of all statutory meetings.
  • When the directorate is called for the purpose, representation of the Directorate at various departmental/unit meetings as instructed by the Director of Legal Services.
  • Drafting, reviewing and perfection of legal documents for and on behalf of Organization.
  • Representation and protection of the Organization at the court sittings and Multi-Door Court House.
  • Constant Legal Research for immediate, short, mid and long term needs of the Organization
  • Conduct of legal search of any kind for subjects on behalf of the Organization when the need arises
  • When the need arises, representing and protecting the Organization at the Nigeria Police Station and other Security Agencies.
  • Frequent Consultations with the Director, Assistant Director and Principal Legal Officers on pending legal matters.
  • Handling of Corporate affairs matters as assigned by the Office
  • Handling of all other duties as assigned by the Director and relevant personnel and other duties incidental to the optimal performance of the Directorate and the Organization at Large.
  • Dual reportage – to be responsible to both the Director of Legal at the Headquarters and the Officer in Charge of the Organization as shall be contained in the organogram of the Subsidiary concerned.
  • Prepares Memorandum of Understanding, bills and statutes on administrative matters and conduct research on appropriate emerging legal issues
  • Provides representation to the institution in ensuring the efficient handling and winning resolution of all negotiations and disputes


  • A graduate Degree in Law (minimum of second class lower).
  • Member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
  • A minimum 5 years post NYSC experience.
  • Possession of a Post graduate qualification (i.e. LLM) is an added advantage
  • Discretion and trustworthiness: you will often be party of confidential information
  • Excellent written &verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate law; commitment and enthusiasm in the delivery of the organization’s objectives.
  • 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.

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:
Click here to apply online

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