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Company: Eastman and Associates Limited

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Job Ref.: LO/252/EAL

Job Title: Legal Officer

Duration: 2 years

Salary / Package: $14-16K



Job Type: Temporary / Contract

Job description:

Job Purpose:
This position is responsible for advising the company on its legal rights and obligations and ensuring that the Company’s business objectives are met while reducing its exposure to litigation
Key Accountabilities:
1. Drafting contracts, briefs, notices, opinion orders, reports and other legal forms on behalf of the Company
2. Interpreting laws, rulings and regulations
3. Analyzing the probable outcome of legal matters and propose legal solutions to problems
4. Evaluating findings and developing strategies for official matters
5. Representing the company in court or before government agencies
6. Conducting preliminary studies of cases submitted to the staff arising from infractions of the law, making decisions about actions to be taken and preparing drafts for submission to the Board and Management
7. Checking documents or paper for compliance and correctiveness
8. Studying constitution, statutes, decisions, regulations and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies to ensure the Company is in compliance
9. Negotiating settlements of dispute for all legal matters
10. Conferring with Management and the Board regarding specialties in appropriate areas of legal issue
11. Performing administrative and management functions as the Board may deem necessary
12. Search for and examine public and other legal records to write opinions

Qualifications required:

Qualifications and Experience:
• LLB and Legal Education Certificate or equivalent qualification
• Evidence of Certificate of Enrolment and annual receipt of renewal to the Law Association
• Minimum of three (3) years in Corporate Law and/or other equivalent qualifications
• Knowledge in Industrial Relations
• Any other appropriate qualification and related experience may be considered

Competencies Required:
• Ability to draft legal documents
• Superior written and oral abilities
• Organizational Awareness
• Ability to Self-Manage and good leadership abilities
• Knowledge of the public environmental work in which the company engages
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Access will be an asset

Location Map:

Dear Candidate, Thank you for providing us with your CV as the preliminary step in the process of registering for employment through Eastman & Associates Limited, your preferred Recruitment Agency. Processing/Fees • In order to assist with a job placement, you are asked to visit our offices (in office attire) at #31 Scott Bushe Street, Port of Spain between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. • At that time, you shall be interviewed and will be required to complete an online mandatory psychometric assessment (personality test). • There is a non-refundable processing fee which ranges from TT$250 - TT$500 (cash only) depending on the level of job requested. • This registration is valid for two (2) years. Requirements On the day of registration you must bring the following: 1. Your resume with details of CXC and A Levels inclusive of Grades 2. Original of all your Educational Certificates 3. Original and copy of your Birth Certificate 4. One valid form of Identification (ID Card, Driver’s Permit or Passport) 5. A police certificate of character (a copy of the receipt is acceptable; however original must be forwarded upon receipt). 6. Two work-related references, as indicated on your resume along with their contact information. (Eastman and Associates reserves the right to refuse/withdraw services from, and employment to, any candidate who misrepresents their qualifications, experience, abilities, status and background). Should any of your documents not be in the name used for registering, please provide the support for the name change e.g. marriage certificate, deed poll. We thank you once again for selecting Eastman and Associates Limited for your job search and look forward to being of service to you. Regards Eastman & Associates Ltd # 31 Scott Bushe Street Port of Spain Tel: (868) 625-3232, 623-2533 Fax: (868) 625-3219

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