Senior Counsel - Commercial Litigation / Arbitration Vacancy at Canaan Solicitors
Posted: 05/Jan/2021

Canaan Solicitors (formerly known as Adegbite Stevens & Co.), is modern and dynamic legal practice based in Nigeria. Established in 1997 by a crop of young, experienced and enterprising professionals. The corporate ideal of the firm is to provide prompt, efficient and qualitative legal services to our clients in line with modern trends. The firm is principally commercial oriented, but it is also involved in various other spheres of legal practice ranging from family law, property law, criminal and civil matters, investment law and litigation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Counsel - Commercial Litigation / Arbitration

Location: Ilupeju, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • LL.B Degree with a minimum of a Second Class Upper or lower
  • Minimum of 7 years active litigation / experience in a top commercial practice and a trackable niche for business development and client management.

Required Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communications, negotiation, and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to research and resolve complex legal issues;
  • Ability to interact effectively with business personnel;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Ability to manage conflicting demands in order to meet the goals of the commercial business;
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to new environments and challenges.

Application Closing Date
18th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.