Head of Legal & Compliance Vacancy at Nicole Sinclair Consulting
Posted: 11/Sep/2018

Nicole Sinclair Consulting - Our client, one of the foremost gaming companies in Nigeria, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates for immediate employment into the position below: 

Job Title: Head of Legal & Compliance

: Lagos

Job Description

  • Overall responsibility for Legal, Regulatory and Compliance.
  • Drafting, Reviewing & Updating of contracts, Licenses & Legislation, Terms & Conditions.
  • Handling cases against betking.


  • Oversee all aspects relating to the Legal, Regulatory and Compliance of the Company;
  • Manage the Company’s regulatory and associated legal strategy in relation to the Regulatory environment
  • Implement all of key legal processes that relate to legal drafting, negotiations, and commercial settlement agreements.
  • Work with leadership and key stakeholders across the business to ensure legal compliance
  • Manage both proactively and actively all legal risk within the business
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies (including Competition and Advertising authorities)
  • Work and communicate closely with all stakeholders to advance these strategies, including government Agencies
  • Build and maintain relations with regulators and external partners
  • Responsible for liaisons with relevant Government departments on issues affecting the company and positioning the Company positively
  • Oversee the compliance function i.e. ensuring compliance with licenses, regulations and legislations including the co-ordination of responses to information requests and regulator enquiries and maintenance of regulatory reports, logs and databases
  • Control, manage and direct the activities of the commercial legal function;
  • Provide professional and strategic advice on all Commercial legal advice
  • Responsible for drafting, updating and reviews of contracts, terms and conditions of Employment etc

Academic Qualifications

  • A least a Law Degree from a reputable institution and called to Bar.


  • Min 10 years legal and regulatory/compliance Experience
  • Must have a Commercial Legal Background
  • Must be able to effectively manage formal & Informal discussion
  • Must have proven record of trustworthy and have integrity
  • Must be able to work in an environment that may not be streamlined and clearly defined
  • Must be able to quickly grasp, understand and apply mind to the technical aspect of the business
  • Proven record of enabling & maintaining relations with stakeholders e.g. regulators etc.


  • Gaming Law Environment

Personal Qualities & Behavioural Traits:

  • Demonstrable track-record producing effective and high-quality legal advice within a business
  • Should have good communication skills in drafting high-value legal documentation, which must be clear, unambiguous, concise, and conclusive, leaving no room for misinterpretation or manipulation.
  • Should be result-driven and service-driven individual, with good problem-solving skills, be highly adaptable and flexible
  • Must work comfortably in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, have an ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks and meet tight deadlines,
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, have a keen eye for detail, and have an ability to remain calm and composed during times of uncertainty and stress.
  • Must also be a likable and relatable individual who is capable of building strong and long-lasting bonds with others.
  • Must be able to inspire trust and confidence in others who will then trust in his insights and judgments and readily follow in his directives.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should: 
Click here to apply online