Senior Legal Officer at Daily Trust Limited

Senior Legal Officer at Daily Trust Limited

Job Features

Job FieldLaw / Legal
Job TypeFull-Time
LocationAbuja FCT
Experience7 years


  • The candidate will work under the supervision of the Company Secretary / Legal Adviser
  • He / she will work to ensure and enhance the legal protection and minimise the legal risk exposures of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities
Legal Advisory:

  • Provide legal advice, representation and support the company for all legal matters
  • Analyze and review legal agreements, legislation and documents for the company
  • Provide legal protection and risk management advice to department especially on contract
  • Support the review and reporting of progess of outstanding litigation
  • Provide inputs to form business deals and contracts
  • Read and understand the contracts and agreements of the company to identify possible problems.

Legal Documentation:

  • Support the drafting of legal documents by creating preliminary drafts of legal documents and correspondence
  • Assist in reviewing draft legal documents to ensure compliance with all statutory or legal requirements
  • Prepare reports, letters and agreements
  • Keep proper documentation of all legal documents for maintaining confidentiality of business transactions and proprietary documents
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Company Secretary / Legal Adviser.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Degree in Law (LLB)
  • Minimum of 7 years post call to bar experience in a corporate environment
  • Member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
  • Gender: Male or Female (Preferable)

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent Knowledge of Company and Employment Laws
  • Contract Drafting
  • Research and Administrative Tasks
  • Relationship Management
  • Good Planning and Organisational Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer Literate and Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Person Specification

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • A logical thinker who pays attention to details
  • Excellent time management skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Daily Trust on to apply

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