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Legal Administrative Assistant: Lagos

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Adker – Our client, a multinational FMCG company based in Lagos, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Administrative Assistant

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: One year Contract

Job Description

  • The primary job description is to act as the Legal Administrative Assistant to the General Counsel and the Legal team.
  • Provision of legal office and secretariat administrative support to the General Counsel  including but not limited to the recording and retrieving of legal drafts, files, documents and templates
  • Assist in proper coordination and safe custody of agendas, minutes books; resolutions, statutory registers, legal instruments, title documents, contracts, corporate policies, process manuals and follow- ups etc. for the Dept.
  • Organizing and maintaining documents in both paper and electronic filing system for the Dept.
  • Implementing procedural/administrative systems of the department as directed by the General Counsel.
  • Processing of external solicitors invoices for payments and record keeping
  • Assist with proper diarizing and timely follow-ups in order to ensure effective monitoring of Litigation and Contract Management by the Legal Dept.
  • Assist in the administration of searches in respect of companies and landed properties etc.
  • Assist to conduct legal research in rendering accurate legal opinion and high standard of commercial practice
  • Co-ordinate the administration of the Legal Library, update and keep record of books.
  • Ensure that the filing system is updated and properly serialized. Assist with proper documentation/ record keeping of all matters.
  • Assist in preparations for Board meetings, AGM and other Company meetings. Also assist in collation of Board Papers and issuance of notices for meetings.
  • Maintain list and addresses of Directors, Audit Committee, Shareholders’ Association and prepare allowances and entitlements due to same.
  • Collate and prepare shareholder queries for onward transmission to the registrars.
  • Assist in Legal research to enhance company compliance and collate quarterly reports.

Qualifications

  • LLB, BL is compulsory
  • Minimum of 3 years post call to bar experience
  • Professional qualification from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries will be an added advantage.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer Skills especially Excel, word, power point and email applications
  • Ability to prioritize with excellent time management skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our client.

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