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Legal Officer at GardaWorld

Legal Officer at GardaWorld


Legal Officer at GardaWorld,

Legal Officer at GardaWorld

GardaWorld International Protective Services is the international security division of GardaWorld Security Corporation, the world’s largest privately owned security company. Our services include static security, consulting, threat monitoring and reporting, crisis response, logistical support, mobile security, close protection, training and risk management.

Legal Officer

Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial and technical contracts, leases, bid documents and any other form of agreements;
  • Litigation management: assist in the management of the litigation portfolio, witness preparation, liaising with external counsel;
  • Monitor legislation affecting the E.A Region businesses, prepare legal opinions and advisories;
  • Advise the human resources department on disciplinary and labour related matters;
  • Maintain an up-to-date litigation tracker and corporate register showing the constitutional make-up of the various companies;
  • Assist in anti-bribery and corruption; and data protection training and ensure compliance with the related laws;
  • Occasionally support the insurance department and the credit control department with client engagement;
  • Support in regulatory and compliance from time-to-time; and
  • Provide all such other administrative and other secretarial duties as directed by the Legal Counsel


  • Communication:
  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively;
  • asks questions to clarify;
  • openness in sharing information and keeping people informed; and
  • tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience.
  • Client Orientation:
    • identifies internal clients’ needs and matches them with to appropriate solutions; and
    • keeps internal clients of progress, to manage expectations.
  • Professionalism:
    • Ability to apply legal expertise to analyzing a diverse range of legal issues and in developing creative solutions;
    • strong analytical skills and ability to conduct comprehensive legal research;
    • ability to prepare legal briefs, opinions and a variety of legal instruments and related documents;
    • discretion and sound judgement in applying legal expertise to sensitive legal issues;
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent legal matters, and is conscientious and efficient in meeting deadlines;
    • Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems and remains calm in stressful situations

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ post admission working experience;
  • A degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized university;
  • Current Practising Certificate;
  • Experience in drafting, preparing and negotiating commercial contracts;
  • Good grasp of application of law in a business environment; and
  • Good grasp of court rules and procedures, administrative hearings.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to GardaWorld on to apply

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