Legal Counsel at Unified Payment Services Limited

Full time @ListingAPI-2 in Fintech
  • Lagos, Unified Payment Services Limited View on Map
  • Post Date : October 13, 2023
  • Apply Before : November 13, 2023
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  • Job ID 33875
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

UP otherwise known as Unified Payment Services Limited is Nigeria’s premier Payments & Financial Technology company founded in 1997 by a consortium of leading Nigerian banks. UP operates as a shared infrastructure for the banking community in Nigeria and Payments Service Provider within and outside Nigeria, with a vision to be the most preferred e-payment service provider in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Counsel

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Objective(s)

  • To ensure that the Company’s interests are protected in all legal issues.
  • To prepare/review all legal documents between the Company and clients, customers, vendors, partners, etc
  • To work with external solicitors to ensure promt and satisfactory delivery on matters outsourced to extenal solicitors.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Draft and/or review all contracts involving the Company to ensure that the terms are acceptable and favourable to the Company.
  • Ensure that proper custody is kept of all business instruments and executed contracts involving the Company.
  • Relating with and assisting external solicitors in handling matters for the company
  • Relating with the regulatory authorities and filing returns where necessary
  • Ensuring legal and other regulatory compliance
  • Legal advisory services


  • Education: University Degree(s) in Law.
  • Others: Completion of professional training by the Nigerian Law School and call to Bar.


  • 2 to 5 years post call experience with at least the least 3 years in financial service or fintech industry or a reputable commercial law firm.
  • Thorough understanding of basic legal principles; good knowledge of Law of Contract, Company Law Practice; Legal Drafting etc.

N250,000 – N400,000 / month.

Application Closing Date
13th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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