Vacancy: Legal Officer

Date 01 Jun 2023
Company Confidential
Location Head office, Accra
Job Type Full-time
Industry Financial Services/Non-Banking

Job Description

  • Review of all contracts, legal documents and agreements related to the business.

  • Conducting legal research and providing expert legal advice to the business on how it may affect its operations.

  • Drafting of legal opinions and processes.

  • Review of legal data to determine whether cases should be settled, commenced, or defended.

  • Representing the interest of the institution in Court.

  • Responsible for overseeing the perfection of collateral at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority as well as the Lands Commission and any discharge thereof.

  • Conducting training sessions for staff on legal matters affecting the business of the institution.

  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Legal Manager.

Required Skills or Experience


  • A bachelor’s degree in law.

  • Qualifying Certificate in Law.


  • At least 3(three) years post law working experience, desirably in a financial institution or law firm.

Skills & Technical Competencies

  • Strong knowledge and understanding in spoken and written English.

  • Problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Analytical skills and assertiveness.

  • Planning and organizational skills.

  • Strong negotiation ability.

  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft office- Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Knowledge in legal recovery, litigation, and perfection of title.

How To Apply

  • Interested applicants should send CVs to [email protected] .

  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

  • Deadline for submission is 7th June 2023.


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