Senior Legal Officer Vacancy at CMB Building Maintenance and Investment Company Limited
Posted: 16/Feb/2018

CMB Building Maintenance and Investment Company Limited a Real estate Firm in Lagos seeks to fill the role below

Position: Senior Legal Officer


  • Review and draft contractual agreements to ensure that clauses which protect the company’s interests are incorporated therein and such contracts comply with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Review and assist in the preparation of business proposals; ensuring the legal framework of said proposals is suitable for the company’s goals.
  • Interpret contracts and legal documentation to user departments to aid their relations with clients and suppliers.
  • Ensure group wide compliance with legal procedures, processes and statutory requirements as it concerns legal aspects of the company’s business
  • Undertake legal research; prepare reports and legal opinions as required.
  • Liaise with external solicitors who represent the company in litigation.
  • Conduct in-house investigations, witness selection and compile documentary evidence to assist external solicitors in their defence/prosecution of cases.
  • Investigate legal claims/complaints against the company and prepare appropriate responses
  • Conduct due diligence checks and searches as required by the company.
  • Liaise with government departments and agencies and regulatory authorities in respect of the company’s activities and transactions.
  • Monitor all existing and emerging laws and regulations relevant to the company’s business
  • Provide legal support to business units of the company in negotiations with customers and vendors and ensure conformance with internal contracting requirements and risk mitigation requirements.
  • Monitor all legal processes, procedures regarding the company at various legal institutions.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Chief Legal Officer and Executive Management.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Legal
  • Minimum of 7 years experience and must have been called to the Bar
  • Real Estate experience is a must
  • LLM will be an added advantage
  • Excellent follow through, ability to pay attention to details.
  • High level of professionalism and multitasking.
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Self motivated and committed to  the delivery of excellent legal services
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Excellent people management and strong listening skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of legal requirements and processes

Method of Application

Kindly forward your CV to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.