Deputy Director, Legal Services

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1005529
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

  • Supervising the review of cross-sectoral laws and the retirement benefits policy framework;
  • Providing legal interpretation of laws, regulations, Government circulars policies and procedures;
  • Providing legal opinions on matters under consideration by Management;
  • Legislative drafting of laws, regulations and other statutory Instruments; supervising negotiation of contracts, leases, formal agreements and other legal instruments;
  • Coordinating arbitration and settlement of disputes;
  • Reviewing progress of court matters involving the Authority and recommending necessary action;
  • Reviewing Authority’s publications and innovations and facilitating registration acquisition intellectual property;
  • Developing effective defense strategies, arguments and testimony in preparation for legal proceedings;
  • Coordinating the conduct of field investigations to collect evidence and determine the extent of violations of the Retirement Benefits Act;
  • Coordinating the compilation and analysis of data and information to support the amendment of retirement benefits legislation and statutory instruments;
  •  Developing concept papers, preparation of legal briefs and opinions;
  • Ensuring the filing and prosecution of criminal cases when the violations warrant more severe action;
  • Issuing briefs to external lawyers as approved;
  • Writing reports on updates of cases handled by external lawyers
  •   Monitoring and reporting on performance progress and risk mitigation activities

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