Lawyer

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National Finance
  • Post Date: November 21, 2022
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Job Overview

National Finance (SI) is seeking a highly motivated, competent Lawyer experienced in civil debt recovery to fill the role of In house Lawyer in our Honiara office.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise and represent NF (SI) for all internal and external legal matters as in-house counsel
  • Initiate legal recovery actions against loan defaulters
  • Attend all court hearings
  • Ensure all Civil and Criminal matters are actioned, monitored and updated in a timely manner
  • Arrange filing fees and file all court documents in Court Registry for respective Courts
  • Liaise with and maintain contact with Court Registry for all litigation matters
  • Prepare and review court documents for filing or propose changes as legally required
  • Conduct due diligence checks, title searches, mortgage registration
  • Registration of security interests and such activities

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree
  • Admitted to practise as a Barrister & Solicitor with right of appearance in all Courts within the Solomon Islands jurisdiction
  • Must have practised as a lawyer for the last 5 consecutive years in a private law firm, or as in-house counsel for a bank or financial institution
  • Have the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision, meet deadlines on time and exercise good judgment in using initiative to get the job done satisfactorily
  • Have a current practising certificate for the 2022 Legal Year (or are eligible for a lawyer’s practising certificate) under the Legal Practitioners Act 1987 and the Legal Practitioners (Admission) Rules 1996
  • Provide a Police Clearance
  • Credible personal character and be of sober habits
  • Computer literate with advanced MS Office skills
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be well presented and take pride in their personal appearance and hygiene
  • Be prepared to work under pressure in peak periods
  • Be available to work on Saturdays as required
  • Demonstrate the appropriate corporate image and actions at all times

If you see yourself as part of a reputable team that takes pride in the service it provides and you have the necessary experience and commitment, please submit an expression of interest and current CV with supporting documents to:

Group HR Manager, National Finance (SI) Limited
First Floor, Grand Plaza, Town Ground, Honiara
or
Email: [email protected]

Applications close: 30th November 2022. Only suitable candidates will be contacted for interview

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