Associate 2

Westfield Consulting Limited

Job Summary

Actively engaged and assisting in providing Corporate & Commercial advisory services, negotiation and contract management, client management, networking and business development.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Westfield Consulting Limited - Founded in January 2012, by a team of forward thinking Nigerians with over 40 years of cumulative work experience in management and consultancy, Westfield Consulting is a provider of Human Resource and Strategic Management Services. Our innovativeness and excellence in service delivery has made us a first choice to our growing clientele in various sectors.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Meet with clients and cultivate a strong client / lawyer relationship.
  • Understand and interpret Capital Market Rules, Codes and Regulations. Advice on Project and Asset finance transactions as well as Capital Market transactions.
  • Draft, review, negotiate and interpret complex commercial agreements in support of a broad spectrum of business initiatives with the supervision of Senior Associate or Managing Partner.
  • Actively engage in transactional, joint venture and M&A due diligence reviews, document preparation and negotiations, ensuring compliance with applicable national and international laws and regulations.
  • Proffer legal opinions and draft agreements with little supervision, draft and review loan and security documentation.
  • Participate in transactions structured meetings to meet client needs and provide timely responses to client inquiries.
  • Maintain an active network of Industry contacts, including within clients, trade associations, regulators and public authorities. Creating relations of trust.
  • Drafting scholarly legal articles on current business issues.
  • Attend meetings as delegated by the Managing Partner, Head of Corporate Commercial or Senior Associate.
  • Ensures billing responsibilities are discharged properly and in a timely manner
  • Provide mentorship to juniors and work as a team with other Associates.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as delegated or assigned by the Managing Partner and Senior Associate.

Requirements

  • A degree in Law with a minimum of Second Class lower division in both University and Law School.
  • Minimum of 5-8years experience in active practice.
  • Masters added advantage.

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