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Legal Officer (Contract) At Doheney Services Limited

Date Posted: 09/Sep/2019
Deadline: Not Specified

Doheney is an international HR consulting firm providing business services in Europe & Africa.

Legal Officer (Contract)

Duration: 3 – 5 months (Renewable)
Job Type: Contract (Fixed Term)
Experience - Minimum of 5 years
Location - Ikoyi, Lagos


  • Law Degree from a recognized University.
  • Qualified to practice Law in Nigeria (i.e. BL)
  • At least 5 years post call to bar
  • Experience in a law firm, Marine Logistics, EPCI, Power & Energy Industry, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas will be an added advantage.
  • Completion of NYSC is mandatory.
  • Good knowledge of the laws of the Federal Republic Nigeria and regulations, corporate/commercial law as well as company law and secretarial practice
  • Working knowledge in Marine Logistics, EPCI, Power & Energy Industry, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas will be an added advantage
  • Reasonable litigation background
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office especially MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with both internal and external stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Ability to identify legal challenges, analyze them and propose legal solutions.

Duties will include:

  • Contract Management
  • Review, draft and negotiate low risk commercial agreements
  • Take lead on requests to draft and/or review lease agreements, deeds and other low risk property documentation
  • Drafting and review of Agreements, including Technical Manpower Services Agreement, EPCI Agreements, Purchase and Sale Contracts, Subcontract Agreement, Engineering Frame work Contracts, Consortium Agreements, and Technical Services Agreement.

Legal Services

  • Provide ad-hoc legal advice and support to the various companies within the Company.
  • Ensure the legal department and the company is updated on applicable legal and regulatory requirements by providing support and advice on laws, regulations and rules.
  • Liaise with external solicitors working on the matters for company and its subsidiaries including litigation matters and other transactions.
  • Giving prompt legal counsel and advice on all legal matters relating to business ventures, activities, relationships, projects and operations.



  • Attend meetings with private and public organization/clients.
  • Provide support on assignment or take lead on assignment as they are assigned.
  • Assist in organization and administration of the legal department
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations

Method of Application

Candidate should send Cvs to: [email protected]

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