Corporate Legal Advisor Vacancies at Softcom Limited
Posted: 10/Oct/2017

Softcom is a group of professionals whose overarching goal is to add value. For 3 years, we have supported organisations in their quest for impact and growth using Technology. 

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Corporate Legal Advisor

Location
: Lagos

Job Description

  • Softcom creates some of Africa’s most cutting-edge software products, and we want you to be a part of our team.
  • We are currently in search of an experienced Corporate Legal Advisor to serve as an in-house counsel and handle all complex legal matters and projects.
  • You will ensure the legality of commercial transactions and advise our company on legal rights and duties.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to engage in a positive and creative work environment that offers excellent benefits and a great team to work with.

Responsibilities

  • Consult and handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, patents)
  • Develop company policy and position on legal issues
  • Research, anticipate and guard company against legal risks
  • Guide managers and ensure compliance with rules and regulations
  • Structure, draft and review reports and other legal documents
  • Represent company in legal proceedings (administrative boards, court trials etc.)
  • Draft and administer all contracts
  • Negotiate deals and attend company meetings

Qualifications

  • LL.B, LL.M
  • Five (5) years proven experience in Corporate Law.
  • Proven comparable law firm experience
  • Proven background on corporate law (contract law, tax law, accounting, securities law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing)

Application Closing Date
13th October, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online