Senior Legal Manager Job in Nigeria

 At Careers Verified, we go beyond narrowly defined client’s issues, we create opportunities for our clients, candidates, colleagues, collaborators, and the community. Through a network of diversified but highly complementary line of business, we help organizations find critical talent, access cutting-edge advice and get the innovative support they require to grow in a challenging market. We partner with businesses and organizations of varying size and structure across diverse sectors, such as Oil and Gas, Engineering, Finance, Telecom, FMCG, Legal, Technology, Healthcare, Travel and Aviation etc. to enhance business performance and to optimize for growth to achieve exceptional results. What sets us apart is the depth of our capabilities, creative problem solving approach and proven track record in our practice area combined with in-depth knowledge of the realities of the industries we serve.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Legal Manager

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior Legal Manager to join our team in Lagos.
  • The successful candidate will provide strategic legal guidance, ensure regulatory compliance, and manage legal risks for our organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal counsel to senior management and business units on complex legal issues
  • Develop and implement legal strategies to achieve business objectives
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Manage legal risks and disputes, including litigation and arbitration
  • Develop and negotiate contracts with clients, vendors, and partners
  • Lead and manage a team of legal professionals
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure legal compliance and risk management
  • Stay up-to-date with changing laws and regulations, and advise the organization accordingly


  • Bachelor's Degree in Law (LL.B) and a Master's Degree in Law (LL.M) or a related field
  • 13 - 15 years of experience as a legal professional, with a strong background in corporate law and regulatory compliance
  • Strong knowledge of Nigerian laws and regulations, including company law, contract law, and regulatory compliance
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with experience managing a team of legal professionals
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines

N800,000 Monthly

Application Closing Date
27th June, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.