Company Lawyer/Legal Adviser

  • Full-time

Company Description

Trading Partner Ltd. is a bridge that connects businesses and facilitates trade deals between companies from different countries worldwide.

Using our vast wealth of experience, resources, and connections, we've built a robust infrastructure for the implementation of integrated supplies, including the provision of engineering, technological, and logistics solutions.

Job Description

As a Company Lawyer/Legal Adviser at Trading Partner Limited, you'll serve as an in-house counsel and handle all complex legal matters and projects. You will ensure the legality of commercial transactions and advise our company on legal rights and duties.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing legal support and advice to our organization on a wide range of legal issues, including contract negotiations, corporate governance, intellectual property (trademark), and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.


  • Review, draft, and negotiate a variety of contracts, including but not limited to commercial agreements, employment contracts, and license agreements.
  • Provide guidance on corporate governance and compliance issues, including company policies and procedures.
  • Advise on intellectual property matters, including trademark and copyright registration and protection.
  • Manage litigation and dispute resolution processes.
  • Stay current on changes in laws and regulations affecting the organization.
  • Research, anticipate, and guard the company against legal risks.
  • Collaborate with departmental heads to provide strategic and tactical legal support.


  • First degree in Law (LL.B) and admission to the Nigerian bar.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of cognate experience in corporate law, intellectual property law, or related field.
  • Proven experience in research, analysis, and legal advisory on fundamental business matters
  • Experience in contract drafting and negotiation as well as dispute resolution,
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex legal issues to non-lawyers.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive legal matters with discretion.
  • You have solid experience in Business Establishment, Contract Management, Corporate Governance & Compliance, Data Protection, Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency, and Tax.
  • Have experience working with Government Agencies and Parastatals for acquisition of Licenses such as NAFDAC, SON, MANCAP, NMDPR e.t.c
  • Ample experience drawing up and reviewing legal documentation such as contracts, NDA's, MOU's e.t.c
  • Good grasp of Nigeria's Legal Environment and laws.