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MTN Nigeria
Industry: ICT / Telecommunications
Country: Nigeria
City: Lagos
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  • 5Applications
  • Posted: 31 March 2015

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. (...)

Commercial Legal Advisor




  • Candidates should possess minimum of B.Sc
  • Experience & Training



  • 4 years of litigation and commercial drafting experience in a reputable law firm or as proprietor
  • Civil/commercial litigation experience.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications environment will be an advantage.
  • Commercial/technical and/or further legal qualification will be an advantage
  • Experience in handling and negotiating funding
  • In depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian framework



  • Basic GSM technology
  • Contract drafting and negotiation skills


Draft legal agreements and review all relevant documentation supporting contracts for authenticity and validity, reviewing commercial agreements and documentations of transactions. Conduct proactive prevention of litigation, ensuring Legal processes and services are effective and efficient in line with defined and approved design and rules. Ensure continuous liaison with External Solicitors for regular updates, compliance with procedural rules of court, stipulated time limits for actions, etc., so as to minimize the cost and adverse effect of litigation. Administer controls to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and effectively integrate ethics, compliance and preventive law efforts, ensuring MTNN activities are compliant with laid down laws and governing regulations/statutes. Settle legal issues between MTNN and 3rd parties, assisting in managing liquidations and disputes. Carry out legal (administrative) services work including liaison/correspondence with external bodies and organizations, structuring and negotiating commercial transactions. Prepare monthly management reports. Job Condition Travel - local and international

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    Nigeria - Lagos