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Job Summary

A Company Secretarial firm is looking for a Legal Officer for immediate employment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Meetings: The Employee shall attend and cover Board and shareholders’ meetings as well as committee meetings of corporate clients. Aside scheduled meetings, the Employee shall also attend any other clients’ meetings that may be assigned from time- to-time.
  • The Employee shall be responsible for handling specific compliance issues in relation to corporate clients listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), those registered with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Bank of Ghana and compliance issue of corporate clients in general.
  • Legal Work: The Employee shall assist with any assigned legal work, which may be in the form of legal opinion or advice on a range of subjects, compliance and registration with regulatory authorities, company set up and research and other legal jobs that may be assigned.
  • The Employee upon request shall draft various legal documents, including shareholders’ agreement, constitutions, review and amendment of constitutions, Board and shareholders’ resolutions, compliance with the provision of the Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992) and other legislation and research on various legal subjects.
  • Registration and General Compliance: The Employee may be requested to assist in discharging the following clients’ requests:
  • Registration of company with the Registrar-General’s Department;
  • Registration of company with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC);
  • Registration of company with the Petroleum Commission;
  • Registration of Company with the Minerals Commission;
  • Application for immigrant quotas;
  • Application for work and residence permits;
  • Registration with any other state agency or regulator that may be required;
  • Update of statutory books of clients; 
  • Update of clients records.



Requirements:

  • (A lawyer who has been called to the Ghana Bar with a minimum of 2 years’ working experience and is in good standing of the Ghana Bar Association.)
  • Must have a good understanding of the Companies Act of Ghana, 2019 (Act 992).
  • Ability to work independently or with little supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment with leadership abilities.
  • Must demonstrate strong work ethics and be able to communicate courteously with coworkers and
  • Clients.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Confidential and Result-oriented
  • Attentive and pays attention to details
  • Transparent with reporting
  • Proactive and ability to take initiatives



Interested and qualified persons should send their CVs and cover letter to the following email address: peggyrecruitment2023@gmail.com with “Legal Officer” as the subject of the email.

Deadline for application is 15th April, 2024




Location: (Accra)

Employment Type: (Full Time)

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