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EOI – Individual Legal Consultant (Long Term) - ALSF
The ALSF is hosted at the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The ALSF's main objectives include: (i) assisting African Governments in defending against litigation brought against them by vulture funds (and other such entities); (ii) providing legal advisory services to African Governments in the negotiation of complex commercial transactions relating to extractive resources, infrastructure/PPPs, sovereign debt, and related commercial agreements; (iii) capacity building for lawyers and Government officials related to the above; and (iv) development of knowledge products.The suitable qualified consultant shall be part of the Operations Team and assist the Director and the Chief Legal Counsel in i) legal analysis and advisory work and ii) project supervision and management. The Operations team is responsible for coordinating legal advice to African Governments. The Operations Team identifies projects, provides legal advice to governments, and coordinates external legal counsel. Operations Team members also organize capacity building programs, negotiate financingagreements, and provide other institutional support as required.