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General Legal Counsel Manager

Posted On 13th Jun 2018
Location ,Airport, ,Greater Accra, Ghana
Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's Degree And A Professional Law Qualification From The Ghanaian General Legal Council. An Average Of 10years’ Corporate Law Experience And/or Private Practiceincluding With The Latter Years Held In A Senior Role. Should Be A Member Of The Ghana Bar Association For A Minimum Of 9 Years’Membership Of Like International Associations Will Be An Advantage.
Contract Type Permanent
Min. Years of Exp 10 years
Age Range Any
Preferred Gender Any
Interview Date 11th Jul 2018
Start Date 27th Jul 2018
Preferred Skills Excellent Contract Drafting And Negotiating Skills
Description JOB DESCRIPTION: 1. Has Day To Day Responsibility For Accurate, Effective And Timely Legal Advice, Analysis And Support For The Company On Litigation, Commercial And Contractual Matters Taking Into Account The Commercial Environment In Support Of The Company’s Business Objectives. 2. Has Responsibility For The Company Secretarial Function And Support For The Company And Its Subsidiaries 3. Liaises With And Manages Communication With External Legal Services In The Management Of Out Sourced Legal Services 4. Coaches, Develops And Manages A Team Of In House Lawyers For The Purpose Of Providing Legal Support And Advice To The Company With Regard To Litigation, Commercial And Contractual Matters And To Ensure The Efficient And Effective Management Of Staff And Resources In The Legal Department. 5. Negotiates And/or Reviews Or Drafts Any Relevant Agreements, Court Pleadings And Any Other Relevant Legal Documents Relating To The Business Of The Company 6. Provides Effective Legal Advice On Issues Affecting The Business When So Requested By Any Of The Functions 7. Performs Any Other Legal Duties That May Be Assigned By The Legal Director. JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Knowledge Of National Laws And Global Best Practice. 2. Ability To Draft Pleadings, Analyse Case Law And Provide Recommendations 3. Strong Interpersonal And Excellent Communication Skills (both Oral And Written)
Conditions None