Associate - Senior Associate (Litigation) Vacancy at a Law Firm - DCSL Corporate Services Limited
Posted: 12/Oct/2018

DCSL Corporate Services Limited - Our client, a reputable Law Firm in Lagos State, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate - Senior Associate (Litigation)

Location
: Lagos

Job Description
The successful Candidate will:

  • Prepare and review Court processes
  • Draft and review legal documents including legal opinions, company searches, briefs of argument
  • Process and prepare legal advice and legal agreements
  • Draft and review Legal documents and Agreements
  • Represent Client at the lower & appellate courts (within & outside Lagos)
  • Keep abreast of regulations, legislations, government policies and other developments that may affect the operations, business goals and objectives of the firm
  • Be required to stay updated with information related to the laws and legal processes
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all client cases and transactions.
  • Understand the client’s business and maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target client organizations.
  • Coordinate and actively lead all business development efforts and initiatives towards growth in this Unit.
  • Work in concert with the Management Team and Partners to achieve Unit objectives and deliverables.
  • Report directly to the Partner and Group Head of Litigation and shall perform all other duties as shall be advised by same.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 2:1 from an accredited University and from the Nigerian Law School
  • LL.M Degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 7 years’ and maximum of 10 years’ active litigation experience
  • Must possess excellent legal drafting and document review skills
  • Must possess excellent advocacy skills
  • Excellent analytical and observation skills
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • In-depth industry knowledge in Legal & Business Advisory, Regulatory & Compliance, and general commercial litigation experience
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills
  • Must have the ability to undertake in-depth legal research on all legal issue
  • Excellent negotiation, team building and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills

Application Closing Date
18th October, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and Curriculum Vitae/Resumes to: executivetalentrecruitment@dcsl.com.ng