• Legal Associate at Prospa

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    Date Posted: 2022-03-16

    Prospa is a bank for Nigerian entrepreneurs. We are recruiting to fill the position of a Legal Associate in Lagos.

    What You’ll Be Doing

    • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all applicable statutory or regulatory requirements
    • Provide sound advice, on commercial compliance and legal issues to the business as well as manage & liaise with external legal counsel
    • Assist with the development, revision, and/or implementation of a contract management system, compliance policies, and best practice procedures
    • Drive awareness with regulatory and statutory directives and requirements
    • Liaise and engage regulatory bodies/authorities
    • Keep abreast of, monitor and analyse regulatory trends and changes in regulatory directives, rules and regulations
    • Prepares and assists with legal and corporate filings and reports
    • Work on business registration and incorporation.

    What You’ll Need

    • Bachelor’s Degree / Bachelor of Laws from a reputable university & member of the Nigeria Bar Association with preferred or equivalent practical experience
    • Experience working as a legal associate or legal assistant in a corporate establishment or in a law firm
    • Experience working with agreements, including drafting and preparing simple amendments to standard templates
    • Ability to work with a wide range of contract types including service agreements, amendments, addendums, schedules and statements of work
    • Experience supporting a legal team in a fast-paced and high volume environment
    • Understand & implement various CBN reporting requirements (CBN-CRMS), and closely work with Finance and engineering to manage reporting and compliance obligations.
    • Experience with legal software solutions (e.g., contract lifecycle management, workflow automation, etc.).
    • Previous tech industry or handling assignments or projects within fintech is a huge plus.

    Who We’re Looking For:

    • Possess critically advanced and legal reasoning skills
    • Problem-solving
    • Decision making
    • Ability to project and manage to a high standard
    • Organisational and collaborative skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Confidentiality
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent drafting skills
    • Excellent negotiation skills.

    Salary Range
    N200,000 - N250,000 monthly.


    • Medical Cover
    • Pension
    • Paid time off (leave days)
    • Career development opportunities.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should apply.

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