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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2022
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    Africa Law Practice (ALP) was established, following a merger of Nigeria-based law practices, as a full-service law firm headquartered in Lagos, with an office in Abuja, Nigeria. ALP is the result of a carefully cultivated 25year vision, that delivers the very best of African legal and advisory services. By the end of 2019, it became necessary to make additi...
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    Senior Legal Associate

    Avocado Law Partners is a start-up Law Firm loacated in Ajah seeking to engage the services of a Senior Associate with expertise in Litigation and Corporate Law Practice area of Law for immediate employment.

    Job Description/Requirements

    Responsibilities:

    • Meet with clients and cultivate a strong client/counsel relationship.
    • Prepare processes at both trial courts and appellate courts.
    • Handle trials at all courts and argue briefs at appellate courts
    • Proffer legal opinions and draft agreements with minimal supervision, draft and review documentation.
    • Maintain active membership of Bar associations, and ability to deal with regulators, and public authorities.
    • Thorough knowledge and practical experience of procedural law and substantive law.
    • Provide mentorship and supervisory responsibilities to junior associates and work as a team with other senior associates.
    • Fulfill other responsibilities as delegated or assigned by the Managing Partner/Partners.
    • Prepare a comprehensive brief on each case.
    • Maintain a regular schedule of hearings and court appearances.
    • Schedule and administer full depositions of witnesses and experts
    • Review discovery of documents and determine the best course of action in each case.
    • Familiar with enforcement procedures and can take steps to enforce judgments.

    Requirements:

    • The Candidate should possess a minimum of second-class lower division at BL / LLB.
    • Minimum of 7+ years post-call experience acquired in a reputable litigation firm.
    • A level of interpersonal skills sufficient to maintain effective working relationships, with colleagues and clients.
    • Leadership skills.
    • Highly focused and committed to law practice.
    • Concise and precise drafting skills.
    • Good eye for detail and effective time management.
    • The ability to remain confident and assured in difficult circumstances, and stamina to sustain performance, particularly when under pressure.
    • The ability to keep abreast of professional, legal, technological, and developments in law and to impart such knowledge as necessary.
    • Ambitious enough to attract partnership within 3 years of work
    • Must live on the Island Ajah/Sangotedo or surrounding areas
    • Preferably a Male candidate.

    Remuneration: NGN 200,000 (Can be increased depending on the years of experience)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.

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