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Vacancy

Job Title: Associate

Location:  Lagos

Job Description

  • Litigation – Essential
  • Legal Opinion
  • Drafting and Reviewing of Agreements and legal documents.
  • Legal Research

Responsibilities:

  • Legal research;
  • Draft documents, letters and contracts tailored to the client’s individual needs;
  • Represent clients in court;
  • Prepare and draft legal documents;
  • Prepare legal briefs and opinions, and file appeals in state and federal courts of appeal;
  • Perform administrative, Secretarial and management functions related to the practice of law;
  • Negotiate with clients and other professionals to secure agreed objectives;
  • Meetings with Clients;
  • Ensuring prompt approval of draft/work submitted;
  • Ensuring filing of all processes and letters received;
  • Supervising processing of record of proceeding/court orders;
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education:

B, B.L (LL.M will be an added advantage)

Minimum required experience:

3 year(s)

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in conducting and managing litigation with limited supervision
  • Sound understanding of litigation processes and the application of civil procedure rules (essential)
  • Ability to grasp quickly and accurately new and complex concepts and areas of law (essential)
  • Ability to prioritize and co-ordinate work effectively to meet deadlines
  • Sound written and oral communication skills

Other Requirements:

  • Organizational Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Feedback & Reporting skills
  • Microsoft Office skills

Closing Date:

June 22nd, 2017.

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s and Covering letters to: careers@legalanswers.com.ng using “Legal Associate” as the subject of your mail.