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  • Posted: May 10, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Mshel Homes Limited is an independent Real Estate Company located in Abuja, Nigeria. Simply put; we partner with You to get your dream home. Make all the right moves with us. With us, you'll experience.
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    Legal Intern (Corper)

    Position Overview:

    We are seeking a diligent and motivated Legal Intern (Corper) to join our Legal Department and support our real estate operations. This role offers a valuable opportunity for a passionate law student or recent graduate to gain practical experience in real estate law while contributing to the success of our dynamic and innovative team.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Legal Research and Compliance:

    • Conduct legal research on real estate laws, regulations, and industry best practices.
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with relevant laws, zoning ordinances, and regulatory requirements.
    • Review and analyze legal documents, contracts, and agreements related to real estate transactions.

    Contract Drafting and Review:

    • Support the drafting, review, and negotiation of contracts, leases, purchase agreements, and other legal documents.
    • Assist in identifying legal risks and proposing solutions to mitigate potential liabilities.
    • Collaborate with internal teams and external legal counsel to finalize contractual terms and agreements.

    Due Diligence and Title Examination:

    • Participate in due diligence processes for property acquisitions, including title searches, land surveys, and environmental assessments.
    • Assist in reviewing title reports, deeds, easements, and property documents to identify any encumbrances or title defects.
    • Help coordinate and facilitate the closing process for real estate transactions.

    Regulatory Compliance and Documentation:

    • Assist in preparing and filing legal documents, permits, and applications with relevant government agencies and regulatory bodies.
    • Maintain accurate and organized records of legal documents, correspondence, and project files.
    • Support the legal team in responding to inquiries, requests for information, and regulatory audits.

    Legal Support and Administrative Tasks:

    • Provide administrative support to the Legal Department, including scheduling meetings, managing calendars, and organizing files.
    • Assist in drafting correspondence, memos, and reports for internal and external stakeholders.
    • Handle other legal tasks and special projects as assigned by supervising attorneys.


    • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a recognized Law School or equivalent legal program.
    • Eligible for or participating in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program.
    • Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and legal research tools/software.
    • Previous experience or coursework in real estate law or related areas is preferred but not required.
    • This position offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in real estate law and contribute to the success of our vibrant and growing organization. We are committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment where every team member can thrive and develop professionally.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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