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  • Posted on: 13 August, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Litigation Lawyer

     

    Roles and Responsibilities    

    Essential duties and responsibilities includes but not limited to the following:
    • Supervise legal assistants.
    • Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law.
    • Research and provided legal opinion on various areas of law.
    • Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.
    • Examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.
    • Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents.
    • Gather evidence to formulate defence or to initiate legal actions, by such means as interviewing clients and witnesses to ascertain the facts of a case.
    • Evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
    • Prepare court processes.
    • Present evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation.
    • Represent clients in court or government agencies on various matters of law
    • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
    • Study Constitution, statutes, decisions, regulations, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies to determine ramifications for cases.
    • Prepare and draft legal documents, such as wills, deeds, patent applications, mortgages, leases, and contracts.
    • Prepare legal briefs and opinions, and file appeals in state and federal courts of appeal.
    • Negotiate settlements of civil disputes.
    • Confer with colleagues with specialties in appropriate areas of legal issue to establish and verify bases for legal proceedings.
    • Act as agent, trustee, guardian, or executor for businesses or individuals.
    • Probate wills and represent and advise executors and administrators of estates.

    Competencies:
    • Analytical ability
    • Attention to detail
    • Logical reasoning
    • Persuasiveness
    • Sound judgment
    • Writing ability

    Skills and Qualification:
    • A Legal Practitioner with at least 5 years post call experience
    • 3 of which must be in a litigation firm.
    • Must have good advocacy skill
    • Research skill
    • Drafting of court processes.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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