Lawyer Jobs in Ghana: Head of Legal

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8 Oct, 2011

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Legal Jobs in Ghana

A non- financial institution is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and results oriented individual to head its Legal Department.He/She will supervise, manage and coordinate the operations of the  institution’s legal and associated legal issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing analysis and counsel on legal and policy issues which may include; proposed new products, protecting intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financial offerings, financial structuring, securities offerings, compliance issues, nondisclosure agreements, outsourcing agreements and business strategic planning.
  • Reviewing of contracts between the Institution and other bodies.
  • Advising Management on legal issues and ensuring that the rights of the clients are protected
  • Managing the Institution’s charged off loans and non- performing assets
  • Assisting external legal counsel to recover outstanding facilities from defaulting Customers.
  • Conducting and coordinating research into a variety of legal issues.
  • Undertaking credit appraisals of customers.
  • Drafting legal documents, instruments and agreements.
  • Examining all newly published laws, acts and regulations and ascertaining how these affect the  institution’s business.
  • Perfecting of legal documentation.
  • Developing and recommending of operating policy and procedural improvements.
  • Preparing and creating legal contracts on behalf of the Institution and representing the client in various legal proceedings.
  • Participating in relevant committee meetings such as disciplinary, credit, loan review etc.


Required Skills or Experience


 Key Requirements

  • First degree in Law and a professional law certificate (BL)
  • Five years of experience in working for a non financial institution and an extensive post call experience.
  • A minimum of two years private practice would be an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting and financial principles
  • Knowledge of the continuum of credits
  • Demonstrated knowledge of laws guiding the non financial sector
  • Ability to relate to people at all levels
  • Ability to articulate viewpoints and stick to them where necessary – assertiveness
  • Snap decision – maker, but discerning and prudent
  • Ability to plan and coordinate operations
  • Ability to work as a team and under time pressure
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.


How To Apply

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