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  • Posted: Jan 14, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • StreSERT is a professional services organisation that offers quality stress-free solutions to corporate organisations. We offer business support and integrated solutions in different areas that ensure business objectives are achieved. Critically, we evaluate issues as they impact your business, and consequently deploy the appropriate skills and competenci...
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    Senior Associate – Litigation

    Industry Legal
    Work Experience  5+ years
    CityIlupeju
    State/ProvinceLagos
    Zip/Postal Code100001

    Our client, a reputable law firm with over 70 years of experience and service seeks to hire a Senior Associate - Litigation

    REPORTING LINE: Leading Associate, Industry Partner

    DIRECT SUPERVISEES:  Associates, Junior Associates

    JOB SUMMARY: The holder will play the role of Client Group Coordinator in the Firm. S/he will provide legal support and oversee client-relationship management, review research documents and case histories to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures; develop and discuss legal strategies, while also supporting team members to gather evidence to support claims, prepare legal documents and represent clients in court on legal matters. 
    S/he must be strategic and commercially aware and be fully familiar with the firm’s current strategy. S/he must also be able to have knowledgeable discussions about the market they operate in, the threats and opportunities the firm faces and the future plans for the firm and her/his role(s) in those plans.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide sound legal advice, opinions, procedures, and a wide range of associated legal services to clients, in a timely manner
    • Delegate and supervise work assigned to Client Group and Admin. support staff
    • Responsible for the quality of client services provided by self, associates, and other Admin support staff
    • Draft, interpret and review agreements, legal reports, engagement letters, and other legal documents
    • Provide research support to team in the research of case history and legislation and applying relevant laws /decrees/regulations to    cases
    • Negotiate, execute, terminate, and administer contracts, agreements, settlements
    • Represent clients in litigation proceedings, arbitration proceedings and enforcement proceedings regarding court orders and     arbitration awards
    • Responsible for preparation of scope of work, fee matter estimates and quotations
    • Manage 'work-in-progress and collections' in accordance with firm’s guidelines and standards
    • Adhere to firm’s time management protocol and use of resources to achieve optimum productivity
    • Liaise with clients and other professionals on sharing information and knowledge – such as work progress status, legal proceedings    and positions and other related legal issues
    • Make constructive contributions to the non-chargeable activities of the firm - “black table and committee meetings”, article writing    and posting on designated sites, time recording, case file management, etc
    • Comply with procedures set out in the Employee Handbook and other firm’s procedures Manual and as well as professional standard
    • Provide support and guidance to junior members of the Client group team
    • Attend Training, Seminars, Conferences, and other professional meetings as may be required
    • Carry out other duties given by the partners faithfully and diligently

    RELATIONSHIPS: 
    Internal: Partners, Junior and Senior Associates, Administrative Support staff, Client Group, Mentors, Interns, Externs, Youth   Corpers 
    External: Clients, Courts, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), International Bar Associations, other Law firms, Regulatory Bodies,     International Firm’s Network 
    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Business Perspective
    • Build commercial awareness, share knowledge and relevant new information with client groups and other associates during the      ‘know how sessions’ (i.e., Wednesday and Friday meetings, firm’s induction programs)
    • Attract additional business from new and existing clients
    • Proactive in ensuring all clients’ billing, filling of client in-take forms and timesheets engagement letters are accurate, timely and up to date
    • Ability to identify and follow through business development opportunities
    • Commitment and adherence to the Firm’s Shared Values
    • Problem Solving
    • Analytical ability, critical thinking, and strong attention to details
    • Technical / Professional 
    • Keep up to date with technology, firm’s tools, templates, and protocols relevant to the position
    • Applicable knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules and procedures, practices, etc
    • Ability to delegate appropriate tasks to juniors
    • Team Orientation
    • Personal
    • Must be fair, honest, and trustworthy in all dealings

    SPECIFICATIONS
    Educational Qualifications: 

    LL. B, B.L 
    Appropriate certifications in a specialized field of Law are an added advantage 
    Professional Qualifications: 
    Experience:

    Minimum of 8 years’ experience in related field
    Please note that only applicants within the specified location will be considered.

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    Librarian

    Job Description
    Our client, who is a leading law practice with over 70 years of experience as a full-service law firm, and is looking to hire a Librarian.
    DEPARTMENT: Administration & Support

    SUPERVISOR: Practice Manager

    Location: Ilupeju, Lagos


    JOB SUMMARY:  This person will assist in maintaining and upgrading library services provided to the counsel of our client's Chambers.
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Loan library materials such as books to patrons and collect the returned materials.
    • Catalogue and maintain the library materials.
    • Handle loans
    • Organize and reshelf returned items such as periodicals, books and DVDs.
    • Handle the registration of new library cardholders and issue library cards.
    • Teach people how to use the library resources.
    • Answer any questions from patrons.
    • Perform routine tasks such as answering phone calls and organizing files.
    • Use and maintain computer library database to help locate library materials
    • Photocopy and prepare needed library forms
    • Perform book repair and mending
    • Withdraw materials when needed
    • Help make and maintain signage in the library for all departments
    • Any other duties assigned by the Practice Manager

    LIBRARY REQUIREMENTS:

    • A degree in Library Studies
    • Research and memorization skills.
    • English, math and computer skills.
    • Attention to detail.
    • On-the-job training

    Salary: Negotiable

    *Proximity to the location is a key requirement*

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    Legal File Clerk

    Job Description
    Our client, who is a leading law practice with over 70 years of experience as a full-service law firm, and is looking to hire a  Legal File Clerk.

    DEPARTMENT: Administration & Support

    SUPERVISOR: Practice Manager

    Location: Ilupeju, Lagos


    JOB SUMMARY: A file clerk will be responsible for the complete organization of all the files in a firm. He/she will be responsible for ensuring that the firm has access to all of their case file at any time.
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • File paperwork in the appropriate area
    • Improve the accuracy of the filing system
    • Retrieve case file when it is requested
    • Input case file into an electronic database
    • Update records with new information
    • Perform regular quality checks on the file system
    • Keep logs of case file that is taken out
    • Ensure that sensitive information is safeguarded
    • Any other duties assigned by the Practice Manager

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • At least a degree in any subject
    • Great attention to detail and incredible patience to file correctly
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to stay organized
    • Knowledge of filing systems
    • Ability to implement new systems into the company
    • Ability to work independently
    • Great time management skills

    Salary: Negotiable

    *Proximity to the location is a key requirement*

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