Legal Officer Job at AT&A Property Synergy Limited


AT&A Group Limited offers Investment, Properties & Retail Management Services, we are recruiting suitable and qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Position: Legal Officer
Job Location:
 Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Legal Officer promotes ethical conduct and compliance with rules, regulations and standard processes that govern how AT&A Group conducts business.
  • This applies to how financial transactions and trades are handled, how client accounts are maintained and processed and how the Group operates as a business.

Roles

  • Handle internal / external legal concerns of the business
  • Give legal advice (which coincide with existing laws) to management to ensure the best legal approach is taken for business ventures
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Regulatory, investment, operational policy interpretation
  • Oversight of regulatory filings and compliance with jurisdictional requirements
  • Providing technical guidance on existing and new regulations
  • Providing training programs to increase understanding of regulatory requirements, compliance policies and ethical conduct within business lines and across the organization
  • Monitor positions against investment parameters/ restrictions
  • Liaising with regulators in compliance and networking with other compliance officers in their industry in order to stay current with regulatory issues and leading practices.
  • Investigate, escalate, and report issues to business management
  • Establish and document compliance processes and procedures
  • Actively staying on top of the latest laws, regulations and business trends and being able to translate these into requirements for the operation of the organization.
  • Monitor whether the business is operating according to applicable regulatory requirements, operating processes and policies.
  • Report non-compliance issues to management and work with staff to correct the issue
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
  • Conduct research in all our business ventures / proposals to ensure the Group acts in accordance with all applicable laws.
  • Keep and manage portfolios for approved projects.

Experience Requirments

  • Relevant compliance experience in asset or wealth management
  • General investment, regulatory compliance experience
  • Proven experience as a legal counsel in a business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures

Knowledge:

  • The Legal Officer must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
    • Financial services, securities, investment practices, anti-money laundering
    • Rules and regulations that support the financial services industry
    • Financial sector conduct and practices
    • Capital market regulations

Skills:

  • Self driven and a good team player.
  • First rate analytical and communication skills.
  • Composed under pressure and able to effectively manage and priorities a substantial workload
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good evaluation and interpretative skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Ability to understand complex information and requirements
  • Sound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Confidence in decision-making
  • Attention to details

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hr@atandagroup.com