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Job Opportunities at a Leading Commercial Law Firm in Lagos

Job Opportunities at a Leading Commercial Law Firm in Lagos

A leading commercial Law Firm with Offices in Lagos State, is seeking to employ the services of exceptional lawyers to fill the vacant positions below:

Job Title: Associate, Corporate Commercial Officer
Location: Lagos

Role Descriptions
  • Preparation of legal opinions generally
  • Conducting Due Diligences
  • Providing Regulatory Compliance Assistance to clients
  • Drafting and review of Commercial Contracts
  • Providing legal/advisory services relating to Probate
  • Registration of title to property at the various lands registries as well as charges over moveable and immoveable assets at the Corporate Affairs Commission
  • Providing Company Secretarial Services to Clients.

Requirements

  • Candidates for this role must be excellent draftsmen with 3-5 years active post-call experience in commercial law and regulatory compliance.
  • The candidate must have graduated with at least a 2nd Class Upper from either a reputable University or the Nigerian Law School but preferably from both.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of substantive law.
  • Good working relationship with relevant government bodies and regulatory agencies; SEC, CAC, NIPC, Trademarks Registry NAFDAC, SON, NIMASA, Land Registries, etc
  • Good working knowledge of Corporate Finance
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Good knowledge of extant laws and regulations relating to banking, finance, real estate, investments, employment, intellectual property and company law.
  • Excellent Communication skills: oral and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • A good eye for details
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines.
  • Membership of ICSAN will be an added advantage.
 
 
Job Title: Head of Chambers, Senior Associate – Dispute Resolution
Location: Lagos
Role Descriptions

  • Providing general support to the Supervising Partner and deputising for him/her in his/her absence
  • Managing the case load of the Dispute Resolution Team to ensure optimal performance and efficiency.
  • Preparation of legal opinions generally
  • Representation in Dispute Resolutions before all the Superior Courts (including the National Industrial Court) as well as in arbitral and administrative proceedings with minimal or no supervision
  • Drafting and Review of Agreements
  • Undertaking periodic case files review and coordinating team meetings
  • Supervising, training and mentoring subordinates
  • Appraising the performance/work of members of the team, identifying skills gaps of subordinates and recommending appropriate training to flu identified gaps
  • Client management/care
  • Identifying potential business development opportunities.

Requirements

  • The candidate for this role must he a consummate litigator with a minimum of 10 years active post-call experience in Dispute Resolution/Commercial Litigation and Debt Recovery.
  • The candidate must have graduated with at least a 2:2 from a reputable University and the Nigerian Law School

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of substantive law.
  • Ability to identify legal issues in any dispute.
  • In-depth knowledge of dispute resolution strategies.
  • Ability to initiate and conclude briefs with minimal or no supervision before all superior courts.
  • Good working knowledge of commercial law and extant laws and regulations relating to banking, finance, property, investments, employment, matrimonial causes and administration of estates.
  • Excellent drafting skills with added emphasis on Pleadings.
  • Excellent Communication skills: oral and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • A good eye for details.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines.
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates who believe they are go-getters and meet the above criteria should send in their application together with their detailed Resumé/CV’s and scanned copies of their relevant certificates to: newlegalroles@gmail.com

Note:
The subject of the email should be the job title eg: “Associate, Corporate Commercial” or “Head of Chamber/Senior Associate”

Application Deadline  29th June, 2017.

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