Sub Category

Trainee / Graduate Jobs

Administrative Jobs in Nigeria

Advertising Jobs Nigeria

Accounting Jobs in Nigeria

Auditing Jobs Nigeria

Arts Jobs in Nigeria

Android / IOS Developer Jobs

Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria

Architecture Jobs in Nigeria

Aviation Jobs in Nigeria

Automobile Jobs in Nigeria

Banking Jobs in Nigeria

Computer & InfoTech Jobs

Computer / IT Support Jobs

Customer Service Jobs

Civil Engineering Jobs

Cook / Chef Jobs

Database Jobs in Nigeria

Driving / Dispatch Rider Jobs

Education Jobs for Nigerians

Real Estate Jobs

Electrical/Electronics Jobs

Engineering Jobs in Nigeria

Facility Mgt Jobs in Nigeria

Finance Jobs in Nigeria

Front Desk Jobs in Nigeria

Geology Jobs

Government Jobs in Nigeria-

Graphics Design Jobs

Hospitality Jobs in Nigeria

Hotel Jobs in Nigeria

HR Jobs in Nigeria

Industrial Attachment (Internship)

Insurance Jobs in Nigeria

Journalism / Content Writing Jobs

Law Enforcement / Security Jobs

Lecturing Jobs in Nigeria

Law / Legal Jobs in Nigeria

Linux & Unix Jobs Nigeria

Marketing & Sales Jobs

Maritime & Shipping Jobs

Medical & Healthcare Jobs

Military Jobs in Nigeria

Computer Networking Jobs

NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Oracle Jobs in Nigeria

Personal Assistant Jobs

PHP & MySQL Jobs in Nigeria

Physician / Medical Officer Jobs

Public Relation Jobs

Programming / Software Jobs

Pri/Sec Sch Teaching Jobs

Real Estate Jobs in Nigeria

Remote / Work-at-home Jobs

Research Jobs in Nigeria

Safety & Health Jobs

Secretarial Jobs in Nigeria

Security Jobs in Nigeria

Sales Jobs

Shipping & Maritime Jobs

Student Jobs in Nigeria

Software Developer Jobs

System Admin Jobs in Nigeria

Teaching Jobs in Nigeria

Telecommunication Jobs

Semi-skilled / Factory Work

Volunteer Jobs Nigeria

Web Developer Jobs Nigeria

Web Designer / Frontend / UI Jobs


Job Filter

Get Latest Nigerian Job Alert!
Enter your email below.

Delivered by FeedBurner














  
          Popular Jobs
Ojatee Consulting Graduate & Exp. Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Eatwell Retail Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

MPG Partnering Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

PTK Consulting Limited Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Ultimus Holdings Job Recruitments (4 Positions)

Raedial Farms Limited Trainee & Exp. Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Hilton Worldwide Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

EKO Criterion Consultancy Services Graduate and Exp. Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Senior Legal Counsel - Compliance & HR at the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company

Buckler Ordnance System Limited Job Recruitment (9 Positions)

Nokia Nigeria Job Recruitment

AZA Finance Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Ericsson Nigeria Graduate & Exp. Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Premier Hub Innovation Center Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Access Bank Plc Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

SB Telecoms & Devices Limited Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) Job Recruitment (8 Positions)

Abuja Clinics Job Recruitment (9 Positions)

Mosh Recruitment Solutions Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Verus Consultants Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Winock Solar Nigeria Limited Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

ACTED Nigeria Job Recruitment (7 Positions)

Uleval Technology Internship & Exp. Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

International Medical Corps (IMC) Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Opass Limited Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Tek Experts Job Recruitment (8 Positions)

CrispTV Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Wellspring College Job Recruitment (7 Positions)

Access Bank Plc Recruitment for Network Engineer (CCIE)

Vincintoire Limited Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

CVM Career Company Internship, Trainee and Exp. Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

234Code Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Rehabilitation Empowerment and Better Health Initiative (REBHI) Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Hewlett Packard (HP) Recruitment for Digital Sales Graduate

Greenbay HMO Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Internship Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Amaiden Energy Nigeria Limited Job Recruitment (11 Positions)

MTC Enterprise Development Limited HSE Leadership Development Programme (MHLDP) 2022

HR Aid Consults Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Schneider Electric Recruitment for Projects & Service Buyer

Rush Homes & Gardens Job Requirement (3 Positions)

The Impeccable Skills Company Job Recruitment (12 Positions)

Daytona 247 People's Pharmacy and Supermarket Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

MEED Networks Limited Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Asaba Specialist Hospital Job Recruitment (33 Positions)

Protege Management Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Ekesons Parcel Services Limited Job Recruitment (10 Positions)

Elduke Ventures Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Elduke Consulting Job Recruitment (3 Positions)


Legal Officer, Litigation & Dispute Resolution at First Bank of Nigeria Limited

Posted on Wed 03rd Nov, 2021 - hotnigerianjobs.com --- (0 comments)


First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria's largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Officer, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Job Identification: 366
Location: Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: FBN GEN. JOB FAMILY

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Verifies Wills and Letters of Administration and renders advice on all probate-related matters.
  • Reviews Writs of Summon and Statements of Claim/Defence and other court processes, involving the Bank; proffers first level drafts thereon and/or responses thereto; makes first level evaluations thereof as well recommendation of likely strategies for the prosecution and/or defence of same for the Team Lead’s and Unit Head’s further review.
  • Responds to enquiries/demands from, and interfaces with, Law Enforcement Agencies with respect to a wide range of the Bank’s activities, including the Nigeria Police, Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, Economic & Financial Crimes Commission; accompanies staff members of the bank to honour official invitations by these bodies and provides external counsel support, including arrangement for bail in deserving cases.
  • Represents the Team Lead, and sometimes, the Unit Head in meetings with customers and/ or branches.
  • Initiates, at the request of the SBUs, Recovery Business Unit and/or Classified Asset Management Unit and in liaison with External counsel, the review and initiation of debt recovery processes through litigation against defaulting customers of the Bank.
  • Attends to garnishee and other injunctive court processes/orders involving the Bank in liaison with Internal Control, SBUs and the External solicitors.
  • Manages and monitors pending cases in liaison with External Solicitors till conclusion.
  • Prepares the drafts of all species of local and cross-border Bonds and Guarantees and vets/reviews drafts of same prepared by counterparties to ensure there are no adverse clauses and that the interest of the Bank is adequately protected and understudies the Team Lead and Guarantee Supervisors in the Department in the art of Bonds and Guarantee drafting and reviews.
  • Conducts searches on Case files in various Court Registries which outcomes are used to support the Bank’s position in litigations and other tussle for interest.
  • Responds to complaints sent in by External Lawyers on behalf of their clients and convene meetings to resolve issues raised to avoid litigation and mitigate loss by the Bank.
  • Provides the legal framework for recovery action and/or the realization of the securities by issuing demand letters, appointment and formalization of appointment of Receiver/Managers, Auctioneers at the instance of Classified Assets Management Department, Credit Risk Management Department and Business units.
  • Initiates, attends and participates in meetings with defaulting customers and/or meetings on credit matters which have resulted or may result in litigation with the primary aim of ensuring recovery at minimal or no cost
  • Represents the Bank at meetings with the Public Defender, Consumer Protection Agencies and other quasi-judicial bodies that defend the rights of customers.
  • Attends to Branches’ requests in respect of matter arising from day-to-day operations which require legal advice/guidance.
  • Maintains the security of all information entrusted to Staff.
  •  Ensures compliance with the principles and policies contained in the Information Security Handbook.
  • Ensures compliance with the principlesnand policies contained in the Business Continuity Management Handbook.
  • Assists the Team Lead and Unit Head in the Unit’s involvement in, and compliance with the Bank’s Information Security Management Policies, Business Continuity Management, BS25999, ISO 27001, and initiatives, Internal Audit outcomes and compliance with recommendations, ICAFAS, Business Performance Management, PSQA etc.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the Unit Head and/or Head, Legal Services.

External Qualifications
Education:

  • First Degree in Law and Professional Certificate of Barrister At Law (compulsory)

Experience:

  • Two years post call, legal practice in chambers.

Application Closing Date
15th November, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  

Comments (0)


Post a Comment
Name: *
Email: *
Comment: *