Paralegal - Graduate role

6 days left

Office Angels
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client are an energy solutions provider have a Paralegal opportunity.

The Inhouse Paralegal will support the Legal Adviser in providing day-to-day legal support on various legal transactions and drafting and reviewing oil trade contracts.

The ideal candidate must have strong emotional intelligence to work with a team from varied nationalities and be able to support the Legal Adviser by being teachable and hardworking.

Incumbent is to support the Legal Adviser in the following;

  • Preparing and reviewing oil trade contracts
  • Legal research (contract, maritime, oil and gas trading) and providing legal opinions as may be requested of users from time to time.
  • Attending meetings and negotiating contracts with third parties and or Oando entity team members.
  • Writing letters, managing the legal files and online portal.
  • Litigation/Arbitration management.
  • Ensure the entity complies with standard regulatory requirements and relevant legislation taking appropriate action as required.

Qualification And Experience

  • 1st degree in Law (minimum of Second class (lower division)
  • CILEX qualified
  • 2-3 years legal work experience either as a paralegal or legal assistant from a respectable law firm or within the Legal Department of a reputable and structured business environment
  • Good contract management experience
  • Maritime Law experience will be an added advantage

Key Skill set

  • Strong team player
  • Meticulous with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong letter writing skills
  • Strong & effective business communication (verbal and writing skills)
  • Ability to plan and execute complex assignments under pressure


20-25k/annum pro rata - 6month contract with 1month probation

Ideally should be ready to start immediately.

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