Latest Job Vacancies In A Leading Law Firm

Pivotage Consulting – Our client, a leading law firm in Nigeria is looking to hire the services of:

 

 

 

Job Title: Lawyer
Job ID: LS/135/GO
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos State
Type: Full Time
Department: Commercial litigation
Reports to: CEO.

Summary/Objective

  • We are looking to recruit a lawyer practicing in Litigation or Transactional (Corporate Commercial).
  • A lawyer with 10 year experience capable of providing clients with quality legal services and can assume major challenges on behalf of clients and work diligently with the highest level of professionalism, competence and confidentiality.

Job Responsibilities

  • Make representations in court for Client’s businesses as required.
  • Present evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation.
  • Study Constitution, statutes, presents/decisions of courts and other dispute resolution bodies, regulations, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies to determine ramifications for cases.
  • Familiarize with all procedural laws including Evidence Act (and Judicial interpretation of all provisions of the Act), rules of all appellate courts, Federal High Court, National Industrial Court, Lagos State High Court and any other court where briefs are assigned to counsel.
  • Respond to court processes that need a reaction at least 72 hours before deadline so as to enable adequate review before filing
  • Ensure all documentation prepared is error proof, grammatically and in other respect and to this end, at least one other team member must double check prepared processes for accuracy.
  • Notify Clients, subject to supervisor/partner’s approval of every development in cases assigned to team.
  • Read Judgments and decisions in all cases handled by the firm as such decisions are delivered.
  • Oversee and manage product liability litigation caseload and other cases of company-wide significance
  • Develop and execute litigation strategy, manage discovery obligations, manage outside counsel, determine proper case disposition, and monitor litigation budgets expenses.
  • Evaluate and manage pre-litigation disputes.
  • Advice business units concerning various matters, including product warnings, product use instructions, and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Lead or participate in significant internal investigations.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years Post Call experience.
  • Smart and fast paced legal professional, good with brief writing, research and advocacy.
  • Possession of Institute of Chartered Secretary and Administrator of Nigeria (ICSAN)  will be an added advantage.

 

 

 


Job Title:
Personal Assistant
Ref: GO/136/EA
Location: Lagos
Type: Full Time
Job Title: Personal Assistant
Career: Mid/Level Expert
Reports to: CEO

Summary/Objective

  • The Personal Assistant will provide assistance to the CEO of the company and often trusted with complex duties and sensitive information. In addition to general administrative work, the Personal Assistant will be in charge of scheduling meetings, taking minutes during sessions, maintaining databases and producing reports or presentations for the use of executive management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing high-quality support to the CEO.
  • Managing and ensuring the smooth running of the CEO’s affairs such as organizing, scheduling and maintaining information in an efficient way.
  • Managing the schedules to enhance effective time management and coordinates activities, prioritizes appointments and reschedules where necessary.
  • Managing, prioritizing, screening and monitoring the CEO correspondence, including calls, emails, post, and fax to ensure they are dealt with appropriately.
  • Collecting and researching information on assigned matters.
  • Producing reports and statistical analyses as per the request of the manager.
  • Acting as the point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners.
  • Managing information flow in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Managing executives’ calendars and set up meetings.
  • Making travel and accommodation arrangements.
  • Organizing and maintaining the office filing system.
  • Using analytical techniques in Excel to generate reports and perform analysis to provide insight into key decisions on price, cost, and return on investment.
  • Automating reporting where possible to ensure up to the minute information is available across the business.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Competencies:

  • Must have the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • Must have a well-developed organizational skills.
  • Must pay attention to detail and effective listening ability.
  • Must have a great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be a professional at discretion.
  • Must have analytical and inquisitive mindset.
  • Must have excellent communication skills to be able to understand business requirements and turn them into reports.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of 2 to 5 years’ in similar role
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of a Second Class Honours, Upper Division (2:1)
  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Office packages
  • A MBA/Master’s degree in relevant discipline is an added advantage.

 

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV only to: [email protected] Using the role “Job Title” as the subject of your application. Please ensure CVs are in MS Word format only.

 

Application Deadline 12th July, 2019.

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