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Legal Officer (Litigation Specialist) Needed at Dangote Cement Plc

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Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain the litigation portfolio in liaison with the Team Lead, Litigation.
  • Review court processes and provide relevant opinions in view of litigation matters.
  • Support in the engagement and liaison with External Solicitors to ensure judicious representation of the Company’s matters in court, alternative dispute resolution while mitigating cost for the Company.
  • Support in negotiation of solicitors fees and payment of same.
  • Negotiating, Drafting, Review and execution of Agreements including but not limited to Non-disclosure Agreements, Oil & Gas Agreements, Sales/Purchasing Agreements, Sub-contracts, Consulting Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Master Agreements, review of customer proposed terms and conditions.
  • Perform other duties, as may be assigned by the Company Secretary/General Counsel.

Competence Requirement

  • Extensive knowledge on Litigation.
  • Extensive knowledge of court and legal processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of industry regulations, policies etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including an impeccable an impeccable mastery of the English language.
  • Good organization skills and the ability to multitask on several projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of negotiation best practices, both in-person and in written form that considers cultural norms and the client’s best interests.
  • Ability to work effectively alone and in a team for the achievement of organizational goals.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and work with little or no supervision
  • Awareness of dispute resolution processes, especially litigation
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws.
  • Awareness of regulatory issues in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent time management and planning skills.
  • Very good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.


Educational Qualification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
  • Relevant post-graduate degree is an added advantage.

Professional Qualification

  • Membership of any of the following professional bodies is required: Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

Desired Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the legal function, preferably experience in litigation, dispute resolution, drafting, reviewing and execution of contracts.
  • Experience in a top-tier Law Firm or in Multinational Corporation.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training and Development

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