Assistant Legal Manager – Estates at Orlean Invest West Africa

Job Description
Following the recent review of the Legal Department we have a number of new positions for which we are looking for talented legal professionals to fill.
Candidates have to have the ability to cope with the dynamics of providing advisory and administrative support at Head Office level to entities in an organization engaged in diverse business areas spanning Port and Terminal Operations, Logistics, Property Development and Construction, Hospitality, Industrial activities, Offshore Marine Supply and Crew Boat services and other facilities and services supporting operators in the Oil and Gas industry.

The responsibilities include:
Conducting of searches on title and writing of legal opinion;
Legal drafting and review of property related agreements, including leases, conveyance, assignments for commercial and residential purposes;
Processing of registration of title documents;
Advising on renewal of leases;
Maintaining record of title documents of properties owned or leased by the organization;
Liaison with Authorities dept., External Solicitors, relevant govt. agencies, authorities as the need arises on property matters;

Desired Skills and Experience
We would like candidates for these roles to have a good first degree in Law obtained either in Nigeria or England and Wales, (Possession of second degree such as LLM or MBA will be an added advantage for some of the positions).
They must have also been called to the Bar to practice as a Legal Practitioner and be able to demonstrate knowledge of company law.
We are looking for candidates who are qualified as a Legal Practitioner for a minimum of 10 years with at least 6 years working experience in the Property or Estate Division of a major International Conglomerate or operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Candidates should also have a proven track record in negotiation for leases, conveyance, assignments of property for commercial and residential purposes.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should please email their CV’s along with a one page letter of introduction detailing their experience and motivation for the role to: and put the job tile of the role in the subject heading.

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