Advisor - Commercial Legal Corporate Transaction Job in Nigeria

 MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Advisor - Commercial Legal Corporate Transaction

Requisition ID: 4556

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Category: MTN Level 2
Reports To: Manager - Commercial Legal Corporate Transaction
Division: Corporate Services


  • To provide the company with an advisory service regarding the drafting, legality, structuring, fiscal efficiency, and compliance of contractual arrangements.


  • Ensure continuous liaison with external solicitors for regular updates, compliance with procedural rules of court, stipulated time limits for actions, etc., so as to minimize the cost and adverse effect of litigation.
  • Review legal cases, petitions, and internal matters requiring legal input or perspective; consult with all relevant parties; advise on cases, petitions, or legal-related matters; provide recommendations on courses of action; and effectively take appropriate and approved action in accordance with the rules and regulations of MTNN.
  • Draft legal agreements and review all relevant documentation supporting contracts for authenticity and validity, reviewing commercial agreements and documentation of transactions.
  • Conduct proactive prevention of litigation, ensuring legal processes and services are effective and efficient in line with defined and approved designs and rules.
  • Administer controls to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and effectively integrate ethics, compliance, and preventive law efforts, ensuring MTNN activities are compliant with laid-down laws and governing regulations and statutes.
  • Prepare monthly management reports.


  • Fluent in English
  • First Degree in Law


  • 3 - 7 years experience in an area of specialization, with experience in supervising others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Civil or commercial litigation experience.
  • Knowledge of the telecommunications environment will be an advantage.
  • Commercial, technical, and/or further legal qualifications will be an advantage.
  • Experience in handling and negotiating funding
  • In-depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian framework

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2024 (10:59 PM).

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