Junior Legal Associate at Africa Law Practice (ALP)

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  • Post Date : October 25, 2022
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  • Job ID 21287
  • Career Level Mid-Level
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (BSC)

Job Description

Africa Law Practice (ALP) was established, following a merger of Nigeria-based law practices, as a full-service law firm headquartered in Lagos, with an office in Abuja, Nigeria. ALP is the result of a carefully cultivated 25year vision, that delivers the very best of African legal and advisory services. By the end of 2019, it became necessary to make additions to the firm’s name and style, having established its brand, services, values, and grown the network of allied firms across Africa, there was a need for further distinction and so we adopted ‘NG’, an internationally known symbol for Nigeria. It is important for our clients to be acquainted with the Nigerian roots of our firm, and the fact that along with our other associated firms, we are committed to the growth of our varied practices and the common vision of an African, Africa-wide firm.ALP is a start-up Law Firm loacated in Ajah seeking to engage the services of a Junior Associate with adequate experience in Litigation, Property Law and Corporate Law Practice area of Law.

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities:

Meet with clients and cultivate a strong client/counsel relationship.
Prepare processes at both trial courts and appellate courts.
Handle trials at all courts under minimal supervision
Proffer legal opinions and draft agreements with minimal supervision, draft and review documentation.
Maintain active membership of Bar associations, and ability to deal with regulators, and public authorities.
Adequate knowledge and practical experience of procedural law and substantive law.
Fulfill other responsibilities as delegated or assigned by the Managing Partner/Senior Assciate.
Prepare a comprehensive brief on each case under minimal supervision
Maintain a regular schedule of hearings and court appearances.
Review discovery of documents and determine the best course of action in each case.
Familiar with enforcement procedures and can take steps to enforce judgments.

Requirements:

The Candidate should possess a minimum of second-class lower division at BL / LLB.
Minimum of 3+ years post-call experience acquired in a reputable litigation firm.
A level of interpersonal skills sufficient to maintain effective working relationships, with colleagues and clients.
Leadership skills.
Highly focused and committed to law practice.
Concise and precise drafting skills.
Good eye for detail and effective time management.
The ability to remain confident and assured in difficult circumstances, and stamina to sustain performance, particularly when under pressure.
Must live on ths Island
Preferably a Male candidate.

Remuneration: NGN 100,000- 150,000 (Can be increased depending on the years of experience)

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