Legal adviser job in lagos

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Amazing inspiration media ltd owners of inspiration fm,is recruiting for the position of a legal adviser in lagos. Amazing inspiration media ltd is a reputable company in the media industry.

Job Summary

A Leading radio Station in the English Format with head office in Lagos has vacancies for the position of Legal Adviser, who would also serve in the capacity of Company Secretary.

  • Minimum Qualification:Degree
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:4 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as an advisor to the Group Chairman and Board of Directors on all matters relating to company law and corporate governance
  • Provide accurate and timely advice on all legal and regulatory matters of the Company and support in legal and compliance-related matters
  • Provides assistance to the business in ensuring compliance with all various legal requirements.
  • Assists with ensuring that the Company meets its legal responsibilities under Nigerian Laws and Regulations.
  • Manages the relationship with external legal firms and practitioners, as required.
  • Ensures proper legal consultations are provided to departments/units.
  • Conducts review of texts of standard contracts, agreements, legal correspondence, and forms as well as analysis of formal complaints against the Company and advice on measures of action.
  • Prepares relevant periodic reports related to the department functions as and when requested by Executive Management.
  • Acts as a primary point of contact and source of information, advice, and guidance for directors regarding the Company’s activities, in order to support the decision-making process
  • Prepares communication letters upon arranging with the Chairman as the need arises, and handles the required communication to schedule/call for Board meetings
  • Attends Board meetings, prepares minutes of meetings, and ensures prompt and timely circulation of the minutes to all Board members
  • Documents and follows up on the issues requiring Board action as raised in subsequent Board meetings and recorded on the related meeting action sheet.
  • To have custody of the seal of the company.
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Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law. 
  • Membership in the Nigerian Bar Association is required
  • Must have worked in a law chamber.
  • Possession of a Postgraduate qualification (i.e., LLM) is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 4 – 5 years of working experience in a Media/Service environment is required, which includes post-call cognate experience at a managerial level.
  • Membership in the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) is also an added advantage.
  • Deep understanding of legal issues, including governance and legal compliance.
  • Knowledge of conflict management
  • Advanced knowledge of administrative laws
  • Deep understanding of ethical rules and laws
  • Excellent research and report-writing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills.

Remuneration: NGN 300,000 – 350,000 per month + HMO, 13th Month salary, and other benefits.

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