Posts Tagged ‘Counsel Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Counsel

Posted on: December 3rd, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Dec-2013};

We are a reputable financial institution with nationwide branch network looking to recruit committed and hardworking individuals for the following role:- Counsel

Main Purpose of Role

Provide legal services / advice to the Bank and to ensure that asset of the Bank are adequately protected legally in all its transactions.

Key Responsibilities

•   Provide legal advice / opinion of management and business units / departments
•   Draft and review Agreements e.g. tenancy, international loans, money transfers, etc.
•   Review titles, draft recitals and ensure appropriate legal processes and forms are completed regarding all security documentation e.g. mortgages debentures, etc.
•   Provide guidance and advice the bank on matters of ethics and good governance
•   Co-ordinate the Banks approach towards litigation and other proceedings
•   Manage external solicitors throughout the litigation process to ensure appropriate and quick service is provided to the Bank and that recoveries are optimized with minimum legal costs.
•   Contribute to the formulation of reviews of monthly reports from external solicitors with a view to monitoring and providing quick response
•   Liaise with external solicitors regarding legal action
•   Manage the legal aspects of credit administration, monitoring and recoveries
•   Liaise with Credit Risk Management to prepare and review agreements in respect of Customers facilities
•   Monitor the activities of the Recoveries Unit to maximize recoveries arising from emergent and identified bad & doubtful debts
•   Provide legal advice on Labour related issues including labour contract / negotiations

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A recognized University degree in Law (LLB) and Barrister at Law (BL)
•   A minimum of ten (10) years of post-call relevant working experience
•   Three (3) years should have been served in a managerial position in a reputable organisation

Skills and Knowledge

•   Considerable knowledge in Court rules and procedures
•   Good knowledge and understanding of Banking operations and practice
•   Current with case law with particular reference to banking and labour laws / practices
•   In-depth knowledge of Corporate Law and Company Secretarial Practice
•   Excellent legal drafting skills
•   Good analytical and deductive skills
•   Good negotiation and networking skills
•   Excellent report writing, verbal communication and presentation skills
•   Ability to work on own initiative and have excellent organizational skills
•   IT experience, including the use of word, excel and project management software.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity to make a difference please send your application with your curriculum vitae including the names of two referees to:-

Advert Number GC 211
c/o Graphic Communication Group Ltd
P.O.Box 742,

Closing Date: 06 December, 2013

Job Vacancy For Counsel For National House Of Chiefs (Kumasi)

Posted on: June 21st, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Kumasi,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Jul-2013};

Job Purpose

To be in Charge of the Legal Department of the National House of Chiefs/Regional Houses of Chiefs

Scope of Work

•   To provide legal Services to the National House of Chiefs/Regional Houses of chiefs as directed by the National/Regional Houses in accordance with Article 273(3) and 274(5) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 25(4) and 28(4) of the Chieftaincy Act, 2008 Act 759

Skills / Competence

•   Good oral and written communication skills
•   Very good interpersonal relationship
•   Computer literacy skills[Desirable]
•   High integrity and confidentiality
•   Must be self-disciplined and courteous

Qualifications and Experience

•   A Lawyer of not less than ten (10) years good standing for the National House of Chiefs
•   A Lawyer of not less than five (5) years good standing for the Regional Houses of Chiefs
•   A registered member of the Ghana Bar Association

Salary and Conditions of service: Attractive

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Interested qualified Lawyer may apply with detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates to:

The Registrar
National House Of Chiefs
P.O. BOX 4148

Registrars Various Regional Houses Of Chiefs The Envelope should be marked COUNSEL/NATIONAL HOUSE OF CHIEFS/REGIONAL HOUSE OF CHIEFS

Closing Date: 06 July, 2013