First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services.

The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Officer

Job Identification: 518
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Processing of prompt execution and sealing of agreements and documents.
  • Confirmation of Bonds and Guarantees.
  • Conducting legal research.
  • Assisting in attending to requests from and the welfare of Directors.
  • Assisting in rendering statutory returns for FirstBank and subsidiaries.
  • Assisting in attending to sundry requests to the Company Secretary Department from other Departments/SBUs in the Bank.
  • Liaising with the Centralised Administration Unit of General Services Department and the Foreign Banking Services Department for the processing of payments to Directors and for other departmental needs.
  • Liaise with external solicitors to file the Bank’s records at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
  • Preparation of extracts from the Sealing Register for consideration and ratification at FirstBank Board meetings.
  • Fire Warden for the Department.
  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned by the Company Secretary, Deputy Company Secretary and Assistant Company Secretary.


  • Minimum Education: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B); Barrister at Law (B.L.;) Call to the Nigerian Bar.


  • Minimum experience:  3 years post call to bar.

Key Competency Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Nigerian legal system.
  • Banking and Company laws and regulations.
  • Corporate governance principles.


  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Legal Advisory
  • Legal Documentation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Stakeholder Management

Application Closing Date
16th August, 2023 (08:49 AM).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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