Capricorn Digital Limited Recruitment for In-house Legal Counsel

Capricorn Digital Limited is recruiting for In-house Legal Counsel.

Job Title: In-house Legal Counsel.

Job Location: Lagos.


  • A First Degree in Law i.e. (LLB) and Bachelor of Law (BL)
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications may be an added advantage, but are not a requirement.


  • Must be a Legal Practitioner, or a Law graduate that has been called to bar, with 4-6 years’ post call experience
  • Must be proficient in commercial law, understand the e-payment industry and should be able to work with minimal supervision

Job Specifications:

  • The In-house Legal counsel serves as a support in the execution of legal activities in the Company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in reporting, drafting and reviewing of legal documents
  • Assists in drafting and administering all legal contracts
  • Assists in reviewing new business relationships with service providers and partners
  • Assists in consulting and handling all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, etc.)
  • Assists in guiding managers on regulatory and compliance matters
  • Assists in analysing legal issues relating to proposed services
  • Assists in structuring joint enterprises with other organizations
  • Keeps abreast of relevant best practices and amendments to regulations and statutory provisions
  • Maintains an accurate and up-to-date database of all contracts, disputes and litigation agreement
  • Performing additional duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability and willingness to work round the clock when required, and meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be goal oriented and self-motivated
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must possess a deep understanding of corporate law transactions and other legal matters.

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • PC proficiency and strong working knowledge of Excel, Power Point, Word and Google application is essential.

Apply Before: 31st January, 2017.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s with the position title as the subject.

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