Legal Practitioner

Confidential

Job Summary

A leading Law firm with offices in Warri, Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt is seeking suitably competent, dedicated, intelligent, versatile, detail-oriented and resourceful lawyers. The ideal candidate for this position should have a solid grounding in litigation and corporate-commercial transactions and should have a strong work ethic that reflects a collaborative, adaptable and results-oriented approach

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Active and strategic management of a diverse range of complex litigation and pre-litigation matters in numerous jurisdictions.
  • Litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
  • Develop and execute litigation strategy; evaluate and manage pre-litigation disputes.
  • Conduct legal research and provide legal advice and opinion on the law, legal procedures and a wide range of associated issues.
  • Develop and maintain good client relationship skills, gaining clients’ confidence and that of other professionals.
  • Preparation and review of contracts, agreement, court processes and other legal documents.
  • Participate in the growth and development of the firm.
  • Treat all information about the firm and its client and their business as wholly confidential.
  • Keep up to date with changes in the law.
  • Attract additional business from new and existing clients
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 4 years litigation experience
  • Minimum of 2:2 (Second Class, Lower Division) in LLB and BL
  • LLM, professional certifications, knowledge of intellectual property law and maritime law are added advantage
  • Excellent oral, written communication and analytical skills
  • High degree of professionalism, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment
  • Experience in using Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Locations: Warri, Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt



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