Job Vacancy at Shell Nigeria

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, operating in more than 70 countries. Our aim is to meet the energy needs of society in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future. Our focus on innovation and technology has made us a leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of refined petroleum products and has us ranked amongst the top most innovative companies in the world.Shell's core values are Honesty, Integrity and Respect. Shell is an equal opportunity employer.Job Title: Legal CounselAuto req ID: 31694BRLocation: Port-HarcourtJob Description    As Legal Counsel, this role will be accountable to the Team Lead – Environmental litigation in Nigeria for the following: Management of assigned litigation matters by providing cost effective and efficient litigation legal services to meet the litigation and dispute resolution needs and priorities of the company including:Management and risk evaluation of litigation and provision of advice and opinion to legal and business   managers with respect to litigation and sundry issues being managed; Developing a litigation strategy in each of the relevant assigned litigations including management   of legacy litigation arising from spill related or pollution related issues Management of interface with external counsel to ensure the provision of efficient, cost-effective and result oriented services.  Implementation of the company’s litigation management framework including:Reporting of significant litigation risks within the applicable control framework;Maintenance of the matter management database of all litigation matters assigned in the litigation    management system;Promoting litigation risk awareness in the relevant Businesses being supportedWill be involved in the provision of relevant litigation related reports and interface with relevant  teams in the company including the Finance team and the external auditors regarding legal contingent liabilities and provisioning arising from litigation matters;Providing required support and advice in communications with external parties to ensure that Company’s right and position in ongoing or threatened litigation matters are preserved

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