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Legal Counsel, Contracts At TOTAL Nigeria PLC

Date Posted: 04/Aug/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Recruiting is important for Total, but retaining and training our teams is equally important, particularly through effective human resources policies. We offer varied, highly motivating career paths with numerous opportunities for development and mobility.

We strive to ensure the growth and sustainability of our activities while working to promote rapid economic development in the countries where we operate.

Managing new Total projects, creating jobs and training young talent are priorities for us and for the local communities that host our activities. They are crucial to a credible presence and our social license to operate.

Hiring local professionals and developing their skills is one of the chief means of guaranteeing the long-term benefits of our activities wherever we operate.

Investing in education and training is another key way of supporting local development in host countries.



Job description

Job Description:
The holder of this position reports to the Legal Manager and will assist to analyse and assess identified legal risks.
The job holder will actively participate in devising, preparing, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of agreements and contracts used in the Exploration & Production industry.
The position is also responsible for the analysis and interpretation of relevant legislation and or draft bills, and interpreting and advising clients on contract provisions.
In addition, he or she will assist the Legal Manager with and advise on pre-litigation phases and liaise with external counsel as appropriate in any litigation/arbitration case and settlement process.
The Legal Counsel is to ensure the protection and defense of the Company's interest (and those of the Group and its affiliates) and promote their interests within E&P activities.


Required skills


1st degree in Law, Called to the Nigerian Bar, NYSC certificate


At least five (5) years post call industry experience is essential and Masters Degree in law


Excellent communication skill
Working knowledge of French would be advantageous though not essential


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