Legal Counsel Officer at Unified Payment Services Limited (UP)

Victoria Island, Lagos

Company Info

Mid sized business

1 to 50 Employees

Unified Payment Services Limited (UP)

Unified Payment Services Limited (UP) is the foremost payment and financial technology company in Nigeria, established in 1997 by a consortium of prominent Nigerian banks. UP serves as a collaborative platform for the country’s banking sector, providing shared infrastructure and operating as a Payments Service Provider both domestically and internationally. Our vision is to become the top choice as an e-payment service provider throughout the African continent.

Title: Legal Counsel Officer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Objective(s)

  • To ensure that the Company’s interest is protected in all legal issues.
  • To prepare/review all legal documents between the Company and clients, customers, vendors, partners, etc
  • To work with external solicitors to ensure promt and satisfactory delivery on matters outsourced to external solicitors.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Draft and/or review all contracts involving the Company to ensure that the terms are acceptable and favourable to the Company.
  • Ensure that proper custody is kept of all business instruments and executed contracts involving the Company.
  • Relating with and assisting external solicitors in handling matters for the company
  • Relating with the regulatory authorities and filing returns where necessary
  • Ensuring legal and other regulatory compliance
  • Legal advisory services

Basic Qualifications

  • Education University: Degree(s) in Law. At least a 2.1 in a Degree in Law and Nigerian Law School
  • Others: Completion of professional training by the Nigerian Law School and call to Bar.
  • Experience: Understanding of basic legal principles; good knowledge of Law of Contract, Company Law Practice; Legal Drafting, etc.

Deadline: 30th June, 2023.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply online

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