Job Vacancy For Legal Counsel / Advisor



A Holdings company with a Real Estate and significant Equities Portfolio is seeking a dynamic, talented, value-based and innovative individual to fill the following position: Legal Counsel / Advisor

Specific Responsibilities

• Act as company legal adviser & counsel and advise management on legal issues, rules and regulations and any other related matters
• Provide legal representation in cases referred to the Holdings company and its affiliated subsidiaries
• Give legal opinion on matters referred from regulators and/or government departments and conduct legal research on court cases and precedents
• Assist the Holdings company on claims made on it and claims on other individuals and entities
• Assist in recovery of debts and in comprehensive abrogation recovery
• Ensure compliance with statutory obligations reviewing, Drafting and submitting make contracts, agreements and other legal documents
• Ensure that the institution is acting in accord with all applicable laws of the country and other market conducts business

Qualifications Required & Experience

• A minimum of LLB qualification
• Qualified to work as a legal practitioner in Ghana and must have been called to the Ghana Bar and must be of good standing.
• Must have at least 3 years post qualification experience in a prestigious Law firm
• Knowledge in finance and/or experience in the financial industry will be an added advantage
• Candidates who have attempted or passed the Ghana Stock Exchange Securities courses will be at an advantage

Desired Skills & Experience

• Proven knowledge and appreciation of Ghana and International law, including corporate, financial and labour laws
• Strong decision-making, excellent oral and presentation skills
• Excellent command of the English language and two other local languages, including Twi, minimal ability to speak Chinese (Main Land) or another foreign langauge will be an advantage
• Strong analytical, drafting and negotiating skills and must be open and have outward looking attitude
• Strong interpersonal/communication skills and high level of professional ethics and integrity
• Ability to work confidently, independently and as part of a team with proven ability to communicate orally or in written form, including presentations and prioritise in a fast paced and dynamic environment
• Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and solve practical problems or resolve issues and to build effective working relationships, plan and organise

Remuneration: The remuneration is very attractive and subject to negotiations

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Forward only your CV to:

[email protected]

The subject of your email should be the position applied for.

Closing Date: 23 June, 2017
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