Senior Legal Officer at J3 Holdings

Senior Legal Officer

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Supervises junior legal officers and other staff providing legal support work.
  • Assigns and reviews the work of junior legal officers while providing training, advice, guidance and direction on legal matters.
  • Plans, organises and prepares the work programme of the Legal Services of J3 Holdings.
  • Represents J3 Holdings in court and before other tribunals on the more complex legal matters.
  • Drafts the more complex legal documents including contracts, leases, and agreements.
  • Reviews systems, policies and procedures and makes appropriate recommendations to improve productivity and quality service.
  • Confers with relevant official of J3 Holdings /Departments and attends meetings to give professional legal advice.
  • Prepares and/or reviews legal opinions.
  • Reviews legal/court documents for completeness and accuracy.
  • Advises on the more complex legal issues related to the administration, interpretation and enforcement of laws pertaining to the operations of J3 Holdings
  • Participates in or supervises the preparation of instructions for submission to state central legal agencies on legal matters involving the state.
  • Participates in or supervises court case preparation work such as interviewing witnesses, taking depositions and preparing pre-trial briefs and preparing draft pleadings for filing.
  • Supervises the conduct of research and analysis on legal matters pertinent to the J3 Holdings operations.
  • Participates in and/or supervises the review of existing legislation, rules, and regulations pertaining to the Ministry and recommends / formulates appropriate amendments.
  • Reviews systems and procedures and recommends or devises strategies/mechanisms to improve the effectiveness of legal services delivery.
  • Leads or participates in negotiations/consultations with external/internal parties.
  • Prepares Notes, memoranda, letters, and other documents on legal matters.
  • Represents the J3 Holdings on committees and in meetings and others.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Requirements / Skills

  • Interested candidates must have a Degree in Law and over 3 years relevant working experience as a PA/Legal Assistant.
  • Discretion and trustworthiness: you will often be party of confidential information
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Organisational skills and the ability to multitask
  • The ability to be proactive and take the initiative
  • Tact, diplomacy and communication skills

N150,000 – N180,000 monthly.

Application Deadline
31st October, 2022.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the job title as the subject of the email.

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