Fewchore Finance Company Limited is an avant-garde financial services company, providing consumer, business loans, local and international trade financing, and other first-rate financial services to clients

Job Position: Head of Legal Services

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Head of Legal is responsible for providing advice and guidance to the organization and managing the legal department.
  • He/She will ensure compliance with laws and regulations, draft and review legal documents, handle legal disputes, and provide guidance on issues related to the organization’s operations and activities.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Providing legal advice and guidance to the organization on a wide range of legal issues.
  2. Managing the legal department, including supervising and mentoring staff.
  3. Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations, including corporate, contract, labour, intellectual property, and other relevant areas.
  4. Drafting and reviewing legal documents, such as contracts, agreements, and policies.
  5. Handling legal disputes and guiding on litigation matters.
  6. Providing legal guidance on transactions, mergers, and acquisitions.
  7. Identifying and managing legal risks to the organization.
  8. Representing the organization in legal proceedings and negotiations.
  9. Keeping abreast of changes in laws and regulations that may affect the organization.
  10. Providing training and education to staff on legal and compliance matters.
  11. Collaborating with other departments and teams to ensure that legal considerations are taken into account in decision-making processes.
  12. Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations and industry best practices about legal matters.
  13. Managing and coordinating the organization’s legal budget and financial record-keeping for legal functions.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Laws Degree and Call to the Nigerian Bar.
  2. Professional qualification in relevant field will be an added advantage.
  3. Relevant work experience with at least 6 years in a supervisory role.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@fewchorefinance.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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