Associate Vacancies at Legal Answers LLP
Posted: 19/Jun/2017

 

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Position: 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

Application Closing Date
22nd June, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's and Covering letters to: careers@legalanswers.com.ng using “Legal Associate” as the subject of your mail.