Legal Manager, Strategic Partnerships
To manage criminal cases/disputes arising across the bank and assist with organizing strategic engagements and developments promptly.
Business and Operational delivery:
Oversee the bank’s criminal litigation portfolio countrywide in order to provide awareness to CS&HL
Under the guidance of CS&HL, engage directly or with relevant stakeholders/regulatory authorities on assigned pending cases that are either strategic in nature or have a criminal element.
Handle in-house disputes that are fraud related and attend court when instructed by the CS&HL.
Follow up on staff matters that are criminal in nature and support innocent staff summoned or arraigned in court.
Attend to issues on disputes which may arise at branch level in order that all correspondence/demand notes are responded to appropriately (within appropriate timeframe).
Support the provision of prompt advice and response, under guidance, from law enforcement organs.
Any other tasks as may be assigned by CS&HL.
Build and develop a high performing team by embedding performance-based culture.
Ensure team members own and manage customer queries and complaints by taking ownership and resolving in a timely manner.
Skills and Knowledge
Business understanding of domestic legal framework, and business legal risks
Technical: Complete legislation, e.g. Anti-Money Laundering Act, Civil Procedure Code
Behavioral: Adaptability, Communication, Decision Making, Influencing, Planning & Organizing, Quality Orientation
Broad skills in strategy formation.
Qualifications and Experience
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in law; Master’s degree in Law (LLM) is an added advantage
Must be a registered advocate
Minimum of 7 years’ legal experience
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The deadline for submitting the application is 26 November 2020