Legal and Compliance Officer

March 3, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

La Fayette Microfinance Bank Limited

La Fayette Microfinance Bank Limited – As an international registered microfinance bank, La Fayette Microfinance Bank offers a complete range of financial services and means of payment for its customers, including savings accounts, current accounts and fixed deposit accounts.

Fully client oriented, La Fayette Microfinance Bank offers great flexibility, independence and financial security to help clients stay committed to their short and long term financial goals. Formally incorporated as La Fayette Microfinance Bank, the bank started full operation in February 2013 and has built a strong client base, serving clients from eight branch networks in Ibadan– Bodija, Challenge, Dugbe, Gbagi and Iwo road, Ogbomosho, Oyo and Saki towns, all strategically situated within close proximity to customers.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Legal and Compliance Officer
Location: Lagos
Planned Start Date: 13/03/2023

Support to provide analysis on legal and policy issues
Support in co-ordinating the writing and updating of processes, procedures and other guides relating to operations
Review contracts, legal related documents, internal policies and ensure they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements
Support to manage the Institution’s charged off loans and non- performing assets
Provide legal counsel to recover outstanding debts from defaulting Customers.
Conduct research into variety of legal issues.
Examine and report newly published laws, acts and regulations and ascertaining how these affect the institution’s business
Perfecting of legal documentation.
Support in recommending operating policy and procedural improvements.
Keep abreast with all government legislations and CBN policies that may affect operations and present opinion/advise on same
Provide support for all Law Enforcement related matters when required to do so
Support to develop comprehensive reports on matters that are to be instituted in Court.


Support to create necessary awareness on regulatory and supervisory provisions, circulars, directive and legislations affecting the bank’s operation and objectives
Support to collaborate with HR department to provide periodic trainings for staff on Regulatory compliance.
Follow up on approved recommendations of CBN, NDIC etc.
Ensure full compliance of monthly reporting to regulatory bodies CBN, NDIC, EFCC, Credit bureaux.
Prepare evaluation report on compliance to the management on monthly basis


Education level: Degree in Law and a relevant Professional certification is an advantage.
Specific training required:
Training on Company products and services.
Work experience required (domain and number of years):
Must have a minimum of Four (4) years post call legal experience out of which minimum of twelve (12) months in a fnancial institution.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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