Commercial Lawyer at Maurice Xandra Solutions Limited


Job Description / Responsibility

We are looking to hire a Transactional / Commercial Attorney. The Attorney will be responsible for the day-to-day provision of legal regulatory advisory and compliance support services to the Fund Manager Teams and the Firm.

Transaction Support to all Deal Areas:

Working with core investment teams on required deal structuring input

Reviewing all related draft memoranda and agreements

Support with negotiating agreements

Providing needed legal input along the Investment Making process at the Firm’s operating companies

Analysis and development of key legal learning on past and current deals to serve as precedents to the firm.

Management of External Counsel and Advisors:

Briefing of external counsel on a need basis

Interfacing with external counsel as may be required

Oversight and quality control of work done by external counsel

Managing the value received from external counsel engagement

Internal Legal Advisory Function:

Supporting with ongoing legal input to internal functions and projects

Driving such actions as are necessary to secure the Firm’s ongoing legal compliance

Stress testing by periodically evaluating the Firm’s ongoing compliance with legal, regulatory and commercial obligations

Developing and codifying L&C’s Operating Policies and Manuals

Developing and maintaining L&C’s legal resource centre (hard & electronic)

Supporting the Firm’s pro bono/charitable initiatives, including structuring, start-up, and running of the Firm’s Foundation.

Other functions:

Where possible encouraging in-sourcing of appropriate legal work to ensure enhanced financial returns/savings from the team

Team leading and management responsibilities

Discharging specific responsibilities that may be assigned by management from time to time

Business development support: information/relationships leverage, etc to pursue/convert opportunities.

Educational Requirements

    Candidates should possess relevant academic qualification

Experience Requirements

    10+ years of Transactional experience (advisory, structuring, contract drafting and negotiations.

Additional Job Requirements

    Experience working in a law firm is an added advantage (solicitor’s work and commercial litigation/dispute resolution experience).

    Initiative, creativity, proactive and solution-driven thinking.

    Ability to work well independently and in a team setting.

    Strong organization skills, able to prioritize conflicting demands on multiple tasks in a fast-paced context (under pressure) while paying attention to detail.

    Models / maintain the unwavering standards of ethics, conduct and organizational policies.

    Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and stakeholders; ability to build excellent working relationships within a matrix environment (both cross-functionally and externally).

    Excellent writing skills, contributions to industry publications, journals and knowledge exchange from time to time.

Company Information
MAURICE XANDRA SOLUTIONS LIMITED Address : 32 Providence Street , Lekki Phase 1. , Lagos state , Nigeria Web : Website

Job Summary

  • Category : Legal - In-House, Private Practice & Paralegal
  • Posted on : 14 Jan 2022
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Experience : 3
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Lagos
  • Application Deadline : 18 Jan 2022

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Print at: 18 Jan, 2022 05:03 am

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