Senior Associate - Corporate Commercial Group Vacancy at A Reputable Law Firm - DCSL Corporate Services Limited
Posted: 05/Dec/2018

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

Job Title: Senior Associate - Corporate Commercial Group

: Lagos

Job Description
The successful Candidate will:

  • Initiate and effectively coordinate and facilitate Corporate Commercial transactions
  • Critically examine the growth of information technology in the new age and determine its place in business, law practice and related areas with a view to identifying the opportunities it presents to the firm;
  • Develop products and generate transactions within the Finance, Oil and Gas, and Real Estate amongst existing and prospective target clients.
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all client transactions.
  • Develop products and generate both IP and IT related transactions within the various industries including existing and prospective target clients.
  • Assist the Partner in charge of Corporate and Commercial Group to ensure financial success of the Unit and monitor quality of service delivery on all client transactions.
  • Provide quarterly reports/updates on successful Client’s transaction revenue to the Management Team when required.
  • Understand client 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 to achieve Unit objectives and deliverables.
  • Report directly to the Partner and Group Head of the CCG and shall perform all other duties as shall be advised by same.


  • A minimum of 2:1 from an accredited University and from the Nigerian Law School
  • LL.M with specialisation in commercial law, oil and gas or taxation
  • A minimum of 7 years’ and maximum of 10 years’ commercial practice experience
  • Capable of demonstrating achievements of key Corporate Commercial transactions within the banking, capital markets and finance sectors
  • In-depth industry knowledge and value add in IT, Finance, oil and gas, real estate and Legal regulatory and compliance experience
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills
  • Excellent negotiation, team building and presentation skills
  • Must be a good team player
  • Must possess excellent legal drafting and document review skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills

Application Closing Date
14th December, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV/Resume to: