Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Massive recruitment at Total-Legal Counsel, Litigation

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Job Title: Legal Counsel, Litigation

Ref: 10058573
Location: Nigeria
Business: Exploration & Production

Job Description 
  • The holder of this position reports to the Senior Legal Counsel Litigation and will assist in liaising with external counsel on all litigation matters affecting the company.
  • He or she will assist in the review of facts received from client departments and articulate same for the preparation of court processes.
  • He or she will also assist in the timely identification and preparation of documentation and witnesses required for the prosecution and defence of matters involving the company and in appropriate cases, testify on behalf of the company.
  • The job holder shall also assist in the preparation of various reports and updates on litigation status.
  • The job holder will assist in analyzing and assessing identified legal risks and will provide legal advice to any and all departments in the company on wide ranging matters from fiscal issues to labour related matters.
  • He or she will carry out any other duties/projects that may be assigned him/her by the Senior Legal Counsel and the Legal Manager or the General Counsel.
  • The Legal Counsel Litigation will ensure the protection and defense of the Company's interest (and those of the Group and its affiliates) and promote their interests within E&P activities.
  • 1st degree in Law, Called to the Nigerian Bar, NYSC certificate.
  • At least five (5) years post call industry experience is essential.
  • Excellent communication skill.
  • Masters Degree in law.
  • Working knowledge of French would be advantageous though not essential.

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