Job Summary

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill this position.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal services in the area of civil law, criminal law, and fundamental human rights infringements, in the hierarchy of courts in Nigeria
  • Drafting and filing court processes with the appropriate courts and conducting thorough due diligence and research before forming a position on the case.
  • Represent clients in all courts including the Supreme Court, Federal High Courts, the State High Courts, Magistrate Courts. 
  • Conducting thorough investigations into client matters, including performing legal research and analysis and sourcing expert opinion. 
  • Representing Government Agencies and private companies by providing shipping and oil and gas laws. 
  • Represent clients as assigned on litigation matters at tribunals and other adjudicatory forums. 
  • Drafting solid recovery requests, responding to recovery requests, and controlling the flow of information regarding the case.
  • Ensure that all clients’ work is progressed expeditiously and that the client is kept regularly informed on progress and on costs.
  • Take responsibility for and attend to self-development. 
  • Providing legal services in the area of alternative methods of dispute resolution including arbitration and mediation.
  • Imbibe a diligent culture in client care and service. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of post-call experience with excellent academic credentials. 
  • Highly focused commercial approach to business in addition to legal flair. 
  • Concise and precise drafting skills. 
  • Good eye for detail and effective time management. 
  • The ability to remain confident in difficult circumstances, and to possess the resilience to sustain performance, particularly when under pressure.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in the English language

Salary: NGN200,000- NGN400,000

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