Litigation Officer at Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC)

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) – Buoyed by a mission to redefine customer experience and be the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed, Ikeja Electricity Distribution Plc (Ikeja Electric), Nigeria’s largest power distribution network powers lives and businesses with innovation and unwavering drive for excellence. The company began its new phase of growth and expansion on November 1st, 2013 following the handover of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to NEDC/ KEPCO Consortium under the privatization scheme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Litigation Officer

Location: Lagos
Reporting To: Head Legal

Role Purpose

  • To provide efficient, professional, legal, contractual and company secretarial support to the company while identifying risks, reducing liabilities, preventing litigation, ensuring compliance with laws and reducing general legal costs


  • Provide legal advice and support to the Company on relevant industry laws and regulations.
  • Review and advice the Team on all litigation matters and approaches for dispute settlement.
  • Liaise with external lawyers in the management of matters affecting the company.
  • Advice the team on how best to manage and resolve cases.
  • Assisting the Team with legal matters and any negotiations arising thereof.
  • Undertake basic company secretarial function when required.
  • Conduct legal and industry research from time to time.
  • Knowledge and experience in Gas and Power transactions would be an added advantage.

Minimum Qualifications

  • First degree in Law with a minimum of a second class lower
  • Has represented corporate bodies in civil and legal matters
  • 2 – 3 years most of which must be core litigation experience in a leading firm with a proven track record of providing accurate and effective legal counsel and managing dispute settlement

Technical Competencies:

  • Legal and corporate advisory knowledge
  • Good litigation knowledge as well as contracts.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take instructions and carry them out with little supervision.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Team players and good organisation skills
  • Ability to provide independent advice.
  • Commercial Insight & Problem Solving

Application Closing Date
2nd April, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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