Legal Officer at a reputable Oil and Gas company

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A reputable Oil and Gas company is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Position: Legal Officer
Job Location: Lagos
Reports to: Reports to: Company Secretary & Legal Adviser

Job Objectives

  • The Legal Officer will work directly with, and assist the Legal Adviser and Company Secretary to provide company secretariat and legal advisory services to ensure the Company and its subsidiary companies remain in line with all financial, legal and corporate governance standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide for the timely preparation of agreements, legal documents and other documents in relation to the Company’s business
  • Provide support for company secretarial functions including, preparing meeting agenda, attending and taking minutes of meetings, following up to ensure completion of meeting action points
  • Legal research
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies, complete and monitor applications for regulatory licenses and permits
  • Monitor and ensure legal, regulatory and internal policy compliance
  • Provide support for collecting and updating legal information that affects the operations of the company to enhance the quality management system and continuous improvement
  • Liaise with external solicitors on the execution of assigned tasks
  • To review legal documents on oil and gas transactions across upstream and midstream activities
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 3 years cognate experience in a reputable law firm or oil & gas company.
  • Minimum of a Second Class Upper Degree in Law
  • Master’s Degree in oil and gas law or related field an advantage
  • Admitted to the Nigerian Bar

Skills / Competencies:

  • Good negotiating and drafting skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Deep knowledge of corporate and regulatory rules and norms
  • Good knowledge of oil and gas industry regulations
  • Good knowledge of and ability to grasp complex areas of law rapidly and accurately
  • Strong written and oral communication and analytical skills
  • Exhibiting sound practical judgment and business understanding
  • Discretion when handling confidential information
  • Ability to set priorities and work effectively to meet deadlines
  • Legal Drafting
  • Legislation and Compliance
  • Legal Advice Litigation Management.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Closing Date:23rd December, 2020