Legal Officer at LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited May, 2022

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain and periodically evaluation the List of Law corporations retained by the Microfinance Bank indicating names, addresses, staffing and so forth.
  • Provide authorized assist and documentation in respect of exterior funds obtained; evaluation authorized agreements and guarantee sufficient documentation for all sanctioned funds obtained;
  • Review ongoing fits/instances and supply authorized opinion accordingly
  • Review all third occasion agreements and supply authorized opinion earlier than execution
  • Maintain a Register of all Agreements entered into by the microfinance financial institution outlining nature, events, dates, period and so forth
  • Review progress of excellent litigation, liaise with and handle exterior legal professionals
  • Ensure efficiency of contractual Instrument for compliance to phrases and determine conflicts or adjustments requiring decision at contract renewal
  • Develop all resolutions emanating from contractual obligations
  • Prepare, evaluation and modify contractual devices to help and assist varied enterprise actions
  • Review all contracts or another documentation the place the Company has dedicated itself and assess authorized implications that must be delivered to the chief administration’s consideration
  • Review and advise administration on authorized implications of inside insurance policies and procedures.
  • Draft contracts, agreements and evaluation inside insurance policies and be sure that they’re in compliance with all statutory or authorized necessities.
  • Negotiate, evaluation and draft documentation for enterprise transactions and put together and advise on the mandatory guidelines to be adopted to make sure info is submitted on time
  • Assist within the formulation, implementation and/or modification of Company insurance policies
  • Perform different duties and duties, as could also be assigned by the Head of Department

Key Performance Indicators

  • Soundness of authorized recommendation
  • Zero error in authorized settlement
  • Rate of infractions in authorized operations and dangers
  • Timeliness within the preparation and submission of minutes and reviews to Executive Risk Management committee
  • Error fee in reviews and minutes produced
  • Level of compliance with contractual obligations

Job Requirements

  • An excellent Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  • An LLM shall be an added benefit.


  • Minimum of 5 years related expertise, a minimum of 5 of which ought to exhibit confirmed observe document in contract negotiation and drafting.
  • Experience ought to exhibit potential to supply correct and efficient authorized counsel with confirmed observe document of including worth to an organisation by way of the event of complete contract paperwork that mitigate danger and penalties.

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