Phillips Outsourcing Services Legal Counsel Jobs in Nigeria

Phillips Outsourcing Services Legal Counsel Jobs in Nigeria


Legal Advisory:
  • With guidance of Senior Counsel and/or external counsel (as applicable), give accurate and timely legal counsel to internal business teams on a myriad of business issues

    Contracting Excellence:
  • Draft, review and advise on a variety of legal documentation and contracts
  • Send out prompters for Agreement renewals and arrange for the proper and timely execution of Agreements
  • Negotiate with outside parties on specified contractual issues and legal disputes

    Regulatory Compliance:
  • Working with the Senior Counsel and external counsel, ensure that current laws, regulations, rules and legal materials/information likely to impact Business Partners operations are pre-emptively identified and develop materials to advise the business accordingly

    Litigation Management:
  • Assist with reviewing new claims and collaborate with business teams to devise efficient defense, working with the Senior Counsel
  • Collate information and documents to aid the Litigation process and arrangements for
  • Company witnesses and pre-trial briefings
  • Proactively liaise and collaborate with external counsel, including follow-up and obtaining feedback on cases

    Legal Risk Management:
  • Proactively research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business teams decisions and operations, and advise accordingly
  • Perform initial due diligence in legal matters, where required

    Training and Awareness:
  • Prepare periodic articles, training materials and updates on relevant legal issues for the business’ information.

    Legal Operations:
  • Ensure timely payment of External counsel and other Legal Vendors • Prepare legal reports and slides – as assigned by the Senior Counsel
  • Update and maintain online and physical legal files and documentation
  • Ensure monthly update of templates and other legal departments on the Legal Sharepoint
  • Ensure proper filing of the Legal Team’s documents

  • Support Legal Projects and/or other such programmes within the Company
  • Carry out other legal-related tasks which the Senior Counsel assigns, from time-to-time.

  • Candidate must have a great personality - is
    responsive, positive and constructive
  • Must havebeen called to the Nigerian Bar, and possesses a minimum of 3 years work experience
  • Candidate must have experience in working with a manufacturing firm or must be a legal counsel for a reputable company.
  • Candidate should betech-savvy and has great knowledge of IT tools for work (including MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, etc)
  • Possesses excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Has some working knowledge of corporate and commercial law
  • Is responsible and] accountable - takes ownership of assigned tasks and sees them through to completion without needing constant supervision
  • Is good at organizing, planning, and prioritizing his/her work
  • Is willing and ready to learn and grow professionally.
  • Candidate should be willing to resume almost immediately
  • Candidate should reside in Ikeja and its environs.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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