Sankore is an investment and advisory firm that provides an array of wealth and fund management services to individuals and institutions.

Job Position: Legal & Compliance Associate

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. The Legal & Compliance Associate is responsible for providing legal advisory, structuring, and due diligence support for all corporate transactions across our asset management departments, financial technology and real estate.
  2. Additionally, the role will provide support firm-wide on client experience, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance.
  3. You will report to the Head Legal & Compliance.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conducting compliance training for employees and providing guidance on compliance-related matters.
  2. Assisting with the implementation of compliance programs and procedures, including the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  3. Drafting, proof reading, and amending legal documents and corporate policies, relating to, and maintaining updated records of all corporate transactions in order to ensure the company’s interest is always protected in all transactions.
  4. Conduct relevant research and provide legal opinion on Legal issues as may be delegated.
  5. Collaborating with other departments, such as risk management and internal audit, and third-party resources to ensure that the company’s compliance programs are effective and up to date with records properly kept.
  6. Participating in internal and external audits and regulatory examinations and working with internal and external stakeholders to resolve compliance issues.
  7. Providing Corporate Governance and Company Secretarial services to the Board, Board Committees, and relevant Circles of the Company as may be delegated from time to time.
  8. Maintaining proper statutory records of the Board documents and corporate information of the Company.
  9. Representing the company as required in legal and regulatory matters and managing relationships with external legal counsel.

Job Requirements

  • LL. B & BL compulsory
  • 4-6 years proven work experience in a related position and a keen interest in investment
  • Experience in law firms and investment management or financial services firms preferred
  • ICSAN and CGI membership preferred
  • SEC Sponsored Individual license is an added advantage

Desired Attributes:

  1. Extensive legal and regulatory knowledge
  2. Strong leadership, analytical, and communication skills
  3. Possess great attention to detail and can work with minimal supervision
  4. Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.

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

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