Legal Associate

  • Full time
  • 2 years ago
  • Legal and Tax

Job Information

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    Category Law Jobs
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    Posted On Mar 29 ,2022
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Contact Email [email protected]

Job Description

A reputable law firm situate and based in Abuja, FCT is looking to hire dynamic and forward-thinking lawyers to join her legal team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise and represent clients in courts, arbitration and negotiation proceedings. 

  • Provide well researched legal opinion ensuring legal risks are appropriately identified and resolved.

  • Conduct search at AGIS, Land Registry, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and other government parastatals.

  • Conduct research and analyse legal issues.

  • Engage in client counselling and client management.

  • Prepare and file court processes, such as Motions, Writs, Election Petitions etc

  • Draft and review legal documents, including Contracts, MOUs, Wills, etc

  • Communicate with clients, colleagues, and others involved in the case.

Role Specification

  • First Degree in Law (LLB) from a reputable institution and BL from the Nigerian Law School.

  • Minimum of 1-years post-qualification experience as a Legal Practitioner.

  • A Master’s Degree(s) or relevant professional qualification(s) would be an added advantage.

Required Competencies

  • Knowledge of Laws, the Nigerian legal system and Legal document drafting 

  • Good Communication skills (oral and written), 

  • Use of MS Word and computer literacy is required.

  • Good use of Library index and e-library (legalpaedia, Law Pavilion etc)