TeamApt Legal Counsel Jobs in Nigeria

TeamApt Legal Counsel Jobs in Nigeria

  • TeamApt is Nigeria’s largest Agency banking operator and is now building the largest digital bank offering financial services products tailored to meet the needs of the underserved mass market - micropayments, savings, lending, insurance, pensions - using technology and low-cost offline distribution models.

  • We believe providing financial access to the over 350 million Africans who are currently financially underserved will economically empower them and put them on a path to becoming the next generation of middle-class Africans.

    Job Summary

  • We are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel that will support TeamApt Limited on legal matters and propose commercially savvy legal solutions for the attainment of its strategic objectives.

  • As a member of the Legal team, you will be responsible for ensuring that TeamApt’s products/services and business operations comply with applicable laws, regulations and industry best practices from a legal standpoint.

  • You will also be required to support TeamApt in litigation management, data privacy, intellectual property protection as well as company secretarial services.

    Job Responsibilities

    What you’ll get to do:

  • Initiate and pursue legal proceedings on behalf of TeamApt with the assistance of external counsel

  • Oversee the defense of legal proceedings on behalf of TeamApt with the assistance of external counsel

  • Draft and/or review legal letters, agreements and monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance, on and as when

  • Advise on potential litigation matters (civil & criminal) that should be directed to external counsel

  • Liaise with and assist external counsel with regard to their obligations to the company and maintaining an updated litigation schedule of the Company

  • Liaise with law enforcement bodies and/or regulatory authorities

  • Advise on statutory compliances

  • Research and prepare legal opinions on various civil matters including claims for compensation against the company

  • Draft, amend, review and/or recommend modifications of related laws and regulations governing TeamApt.

  • Assist in the formulation, implementation and/or amendment of internal policies.

  • Provide sound and timely legal advice & opinions to the
    company and make recommendations to the Management of TeamApt as necessary.

  • Attend meetings and offer advice as required while taking notes.

  • Prepare minutes of meetings attended.

  • Liaise and maintain correspondence with the Company Secretary in ensuring timely statutory filings.

  • Support the Head of Legal with any other duties as assigned.


    To succeed in this role, we think you should have:

  • Bachelor of Law from an accredited institution.

  • Qualifying Certificate from the Nigerian Law School.

  • Four (4) to six (6) years of proven experience as a legal counsel, with at least three (3) years in the Fintech or Financial Services Sector.

  • Experience in drafting/negotiating commercial and technology agreements.

  • Ability to interpret regulations.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills.

  • Ability to cope with high levels of responsibility and with confidential matters.

  • Good understanding of the Fintech space and applicable laws/regulations.

  • Strong research skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; TeamApt Legal Counsel Jobs in Nigeria

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