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In House Commercial Lawyer

Our client is a real estate development company currently seeking to hire an In House Commercial Lawyer for their CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL Department

 

Responsibilities

  • Understand and interpret capital market rules
  • Proffer advice on project and asset finance transactions as well as capital market transactions.
  • Draft, review, negotiate and interpret complex commercial agreements
  • .Actively engage in transactional, joint venture, diligence reviews, document preparation and negotiations,
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable national and international laws and regulations.
  • Proffer legal opinions and draft agreements with minimal supervision,
  • Draft and review finance and security documentation.
  • Maintain an active network of Industry contacts, including trade associations, regulators and public authorities.
  • Responsible for managing the Company’s Intellectual Property portfolio. 
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective client relationships whilst managing multiple stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills to ensure harmonious working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Ensures billing responsibilities are discharged properly and in a timely manner. 
  • Provide mentorship to juniors and work as a team with other Associates.

Competency/Skill/Requirements

  • Degree in Law from a reputable university
  •  Must be a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post qualification active experience in real estate and corporate commercial engagements.
  • High level of interpersonal skills sufficient to enable the post holder to establish and maintain credibility and effective working relationships, with senior contacts both internal and external.
  • Highly focused commercial approach to business in addition to legal flair.
  • Concise and precise drafting skills.
  • Attention to details and effective time-management.
  • The ability to remain confident.