Senior Legal Associate

March 25, 2022

Job Description

a Leading Legal Firm - Bradfield Consulting Limited

Bradfield Consulting Limited – Our client, a leading Legal firm in Nigeria, is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Legal Associate
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Description

Our client needs the service of a senior associate.
The Legal Officer shall be responsible for monitoring and/or advising on all legal matters, managing client’s cases from start to finish, commercial contracts, and agreements.
The Legal counsel shall also ensure that their client complies with the statutory and corporate governance practices and guidelines as observed in the Labour Act and other statutes.

Duties

Provide advice on corporate legal issues and business matters.
Advising clients and conducting legal research on their behalf at the Land Registry, Corporate Affairs Commission, NAFDAC, NTDA etc
Preparing and reviewing legal documents ahead of a court hearing.
Developing litigation strategies
Gathering evidence, updating and consulting with Principal Partner
Evaluate and manage pre-litigation disputes
Develop and maintain good client relationship skills, gaining client’s confidence
Attend and represent the firm at client’s meetings.
Advise clients concerning business transactions, joint ventures etc
Interpret laws, ruling and regulations for individuals and businesses.
Confer with colleagues with specialties in appropriate areas of legal issues to establish and verify bases for legal proceedings.
Analyse and review legal agreements, legislation and documents as may be directed.
Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
Maintain firm’s calendar
Type legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery documents, and subpoenas
Actively engaged and assisting in providing corporate & commercial advisory services.
Perform administrative and management function related to the practice of law
Any other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements

A minimum of second class upper Degree in Law (LL. B) and must have been called to the Nigerian bar.
Minimum of 5 years post NYSC relevant work experience.
Strong knowledge of corporate law.
Ability to prepare Strong Legal document.
Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion.
Understanding of relevant legislation laws, policies and procedures.
Good understanding of general and specific company and commercial law
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Strong Negotiation Skills.
Microsoft Offices (word, excel, power point)
Time Management
Ability to learn fast and maintain confidentiality

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit apply.workable.com.

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