Legal Counsel – DW Assets (Strategy & BYSUBESS) at Benmaris Limited

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  • Benmaris Limited started as a professional manpower providers, financial consultants and general works contractor in 2007. It is a wholly owned Nigerian Company. Over the years, it has undertaken many challenging projects and accumulated skills, know-how and experiences in Facilities Management, Procurement and Supply Services, Design and Build Solutions, Pr…

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    Legal Counsel – DW Assets (Strategy & BYSUBESS)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 – 7 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Law / Legal&nbsp

    Service Responsibilities

    • Defence & Promotion of Company’s interests
    • Undertake legal research on issues arising in the course of the Company’s operations relating to the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance, and Business Development Departments.
    • Prepare and review agreements with counterparties considering regulatory requirements, Company’s policies, and existing commitments with third parties.
    • Participate in negotiations and provide legal guidance to the Company in transactions with counterparties. Legal Advice & Support
    • Analyse legal risks / impact of ongoing and potential transactions in respect of the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance and Business Development Departments and advocate appropriate mitigation measures.
    • Assist the Contract Engineers to adapt existing contract templates to align with evolving regulatory and administrative requirements.
    • Advise the Company on compliance with laws and regulations governing its activities in order to limit potential liabilities. Dispute Resolution Management
    • Attend court / arbitrations and liaise with external counsel on matters involving the Company in respect of the Deepwater Asset, and as may be assigned by the Legal Manager, Deepwater Asset, Strategy & Business.
    • Review processes (litigation / arbitration) and collate the Company’s response in dispute resolution matters in a professional manner and appropriately advance the interest of the Company.
    • Discuss with external counsel on strategy to be adopted in the prosecution of claims by the Company and defence of claims against the Company.

    Context and Environment

    • Legal Counsel located in the Deepwater Asset.
    • Work covers the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance and Business Departments, and other departments and tasks as may be assigned by the Legal Manager, Deepwater Asset, Strategy & Business/General Counsel.
    • Focal point for the Legal Department in negotiations with other companies

    Qualifications / Experience Required

    • LLB, BL with 5 to 7 years post-call to bar experience, 3 of which must be experienced in a law firm or commercial environment.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and CV (preferably in Microsoft WORD) to: admin@benmaris.com using the job title as the subject of the mail.

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