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Legal Counsel

Cotis Group
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
November 23, 2016

Cotis Group is a new generation multinational company committed to delivering excellent services in consultancy as well as credit facilities. We are currently in search of the services of a competent Legal Counsel to oversee the legal aspects of our business by guaranteeing that the company strictly follows law guidelines and give legal advice to management concerning all relevant issues.

For the position of Legal Counsel, the applicant is expected to effectively ensure legal conformity and minimize probability of exposure


Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)

Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies

Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance

Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations

Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues

Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust

Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights

Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces

Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization

Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility

Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation


Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment

Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures

Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation

Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies

High degree of professional ethics and integrity

Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information

Outstanding communication skills.


B.Sc degree in Law (LLB)

MA or B.Sc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage


Interested applicant should forward RESUME/CV to jobs.cotisgroup @ outlook. com OR forward your name, phone number, location, qualification, and the post you are applying for to the message box or to the phone number on this advert. Only shortlisted Applicants will be contacted through the HR/ADMIN DEPT.