Job Opportunity at Capricorn Digital Limited | In-house Legal Counsel

Capricorn Digital Limited, a fast growing distribution and solutions company is seeking applications to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: In-house Legal Counsel

Job Summary

  • The In-house Legal counsel serves as a support in the execution of legal activities in the Company.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists in reporting, drafting and reviewing of legal documents
  • Assists in drafting and administering all legal contracts
  • Assists in reviewing new business relationships with service providers and partners
  • Assists in consulting and handling all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, etc.)
  • Assists in guiding managers on regulatory and compliance matters
  • Assists in analysing legal issues relating to proposed services
  • Assists in structuring joint enterprises with other organizations
  • Keeps abreast of relevant best practices and amendments to regulations and statutory provisions
  • Maintains an accurate and up-to-date database of all contracts, disputes and litigation agreement
  • Performing additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A First Degree in Law i.e. (LLB) and Bachelor of Law (BL)
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications may be an added advantage, but are not a requirement.
  • Must be a Legal Practitioner, or a Law graduate that has been called to bar, with 4-6 years' post call experience
  • Must be proficient in commercial law, understand the e-payment industry and should be able to work with minimal supervision
Personal Attributes:
  • Ability and willingness to work round the clock when required, and meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be goal oriented and self-motivated
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must possess a deep understanding of corporate law transactions and other legal matters.
Other Skills & Abilities:
  • PC proficiency and strong working knowledge of Excel, Power Point, Word and Google application is essential.

Job location
Lagos

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2017

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: [email protected] with the position title as the subject.

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