Job Summary

Perform duties of a Lawyer (Head of Legal).

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The African Talent Company seeks the services of a Lawyer (Head of Legal) in Ghana

Job Title: Lawyer (Head of Legal)

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

Job Description

  • Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing  counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters
  • Serves as key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures
  • Judges the merits of major court cases filed against or on behalf of the company, works with the appropriate executive(s) to 
  • define a strategic defense and approves settlements of disputes where warranted
  • Assumes ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable SEC et al. laws and regulations
  • Structures and manages the company’s internal legal function and staff
  • Oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of all outside counsel
  • Advises on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities

Qualification and Requirements

  • A minimum of a Law degree
  • Admitted to the bar
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a law firm environment

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