Litigation & Corporate/Commercial Law Lawyer Vacancy in a reputable Law Firm

A reputable Law Firm is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Litigation & Corporate/Commercial Law Lawyer
Location
s: Lagos and Abuja
Job Description

  • He/she will be the Managing Partner the firm.
  • He /she is expected to be comfortable in the areas of constitutional, commercial, shipping and aviation, oil and gas, trade and labour law etc.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review Court processes
  • Draft and review legal documents including legal opinions, company searches, briefs of argument
  • Process and prepare legal advice and legal agreements
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all client cases and transactions.
  • Oversee and coordinate the Associates in the firm.
  • Understand the client’s business and maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target client organizations.
  • Report directly to the Principal Partner and shall perform all other duties as shall be advised by same
  • Draft and review Legal documents and Agreements
  • Represent Client at the lower & appellate courts in Nigeria.
  • Keep abreast of regulations, legislations, government policies and other developments that may affect the operations, business goals and objectives of the firm
  • Be required to stay updated with information related to the laws and legal processes

Job Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2:1 from an accredited university and from the Nigerian Law School
  • LL.M Degree will be an added advantage
  • Excellent analytical and observation skills
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • In-depth industry knowledge in Legal & Business Advisory, Regulatory & Compliance, and general commercial litigation experience
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills
  • Must have the ability to undertake in-depth legal research on all legal issue
  • Excellent negotiation, team building and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ active litigation experience with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in corporate/commercial law transactions (with a reputable law firm).
  • Must possess excellent legal drafting and document review skills
  • Must possess excellent advocacy skills

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected]

 

Application Deadline  22nd February, 2019.

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