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  • Posted: May 29, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    At SHQ Legal, we focus on innovation and efficiency in delivering first-rate legal services. With the mission to move our clients' interest forward by designing customised solutions, We aim to become Africa's leading provider of creative business solutions.
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    Legal Associate

    Role Description

    • This is a full-time hybrid role for a Legal Associate located in Lagos, with flexibility for some remote work.
    • The Legal Associate will be responsible for legal document preparation, analyzing legal issues, and communicating with clients.
    • The Legal Associate will also be responsible for assisting with other legal tasks as needed.

    Summary of Key Responsibilities

    • Draft and advise on complex agreements for clients in a broad range of industries.
    • Oversee legal research and provide advice and legal support to clients in multiple industries including Banking & finance, capital markets, intellectual property & entertainment, technology & startups, real estate, logistics and FMCG; Dispute resolution, Debt recovery, data privacy etc.
    • Support clients with transaction negotiation, attend meetings and other clients’ engagements.
    • Oversee the conduct of data privacy audits and handle other regulatory preparation and submission of license applications and other miscellaneous tasks.
    • Strong knowledge of corporate governance and corporate law with practical experience
    • Good leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with keen attention to detail
    • Proactive and organized approach to serving handling multiple tasks and clients


    • Law expertise and knowledge of legal procedures
    • Knowledge of legal document preparation
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to research and understand complex legal issues
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Experience in a law firm or legal department is preferred
    • Bachelor's degree in Law


    • Bachelors of Law (LL.B)
    • Nigerian Law School
    • Between 5-6 years post call experience

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send their applications to with subject as ‘Legal Associate’.


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