8 Mar 2016

Full-Time Corporate Attorney

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Terragon Limited, an Integrated New Media and Mobile Content company based in Lagos, Nigeria with presence in Ghana, Kenya, India, UK and Mauritius currently seeks to employ a: Digital Media Executive. The Group prides itself as a new media business focused on Africa. It has built a strong competence across the new media ecosystem comprising mobile, online and content.

Corporate Attorney
Location Lagos

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Consult and handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, patents)
Develop company policy and position on legal issues
Research, anticipate and guard company against legal risks
Guide managers and ensure compliance with rules and regulations
Structure, draft and review reports and other legal documents
Represent company in legal proceedings (administrative boards, court trials etc.)
Draft and administer all contracts
Negotiate deals and attend company meetings.
Educational Qualifications, Certifications and Experience

Candidate must be a graduate of Law with minimum of six (6) years experience.
A skilled negotiator and team player who can actively work with the businesses to engineer pragmatic solutions to a wide range of challenges, while balancing the need to comply with many and often potentially conflicting legal, regulatory and internal policy requirements.
The ability to balance legal risk with the commercial needs of the business.
A proven ability to work with colleagues in different regions to find solutions across different legal, regulatory and business requirements.
Excellent writing skills with little or no review needed.
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Proven comparable law firm experience
Proven background on corporate law (contract law, tax law, accounting, securities law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing, zoning laws)
Excellent negotiation and communications skills.

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