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  • Legal Associate at Legal Answers LLP

  • Posted on: 19 June, 2017 Deadline: 22 June, 2017
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  • Legal Answers LLP (The firm) is a fully serviced Corporate and Commercial law firm based in Nigeria. We offer premium legal and business advisory services to top-tier clients on a wide range of issues which cut across various sectors domestically and across border.

    Lagal Associate

     

    Location: Lekki, Lagos

    Job Description
    We are looking to recruit an experienced associate with proven track record in the areas of:

    • Litigation - Essential
    • Legal Opinion
    • Drafting and Reviewing of Agreements and legal documents.
    • Legal Research

    Responsibilities

    • Legal research;
    • Draft documents, letters and contracts tailored to the client’s individual needs;
    • Represent clients in court;
    • Prepare and draft legal documents;
    • Prepare legal briefs and opinions, and file appeals in state and federal courts of appeal;
    • Perform administrative, Secretarial and management functions related to the practice of law;
    • Negotiate with clients and other professionals to secure agreed objectives;
    • Meetings with Clients;
    • Ensuring prompt approval of draft/work submitted;
    • Ensuring filing of all processes and letters received;
    • Supervising processing of record of proceeding/court orders;
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Key Requirements

    • LL.B, B.L (LL.M will be an added advantage)
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in conducting and managing litigation cases with limited supervision
    • Sound understanding of litigation processes and the application of civil procedure rules (essential)
    • Ability to grasp quickly and accurately new and complex concepts and areas of law (essential)
    • Ability to prioritize and co-ordinate work effectively to meet deadlines
    • Sound written and oral communication skills
    Other Requirements:
    • Organizational Skills
    • Analytical Skills
    • Feedback & Reporting skills
    • Microsoft Office skills

    Method of Application

    Applicants should forward their CV's and Covering letters using “Legal Associate” as the subject of your mail.

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