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Commercial Litigation Associate at Alliance Law Firm

Alliance Law Firm – As one of Lagos’ top law firms, we continue to provide exceptional cutting-edge legal services to leading businesses in Nigeria and around the world. Our focus is on fostering long-term relationships with clients. Our Managing Partner and two of our partners have recently been profiled as leaders in their respective fields in the IFLR 1000 2018 edition. We are continually recommended in the IFLR 1000 in the Financial and Corporate & Energy and Infrastructure categories.

Job Summary

  • Managing and providing legal support to the firm in relation to all matters with a diverse range of transactions in energy & natural resources, capital markets, banking and related matters.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Have oversight responsibility in handling of related litigation matters  for the firm
  • Ensure that client relationships are effectively managed
  • Oversee compliance in respect of statutory filings of clients matters
  • General corporate and commercial law practice
  • Preparation and vetting of court processes
  • Management of court cases

Job Qualifications
Person Specifications:

  • Minimum of Second Class Upper Division from a recognised university and Nigeria Law School
  • Articulate and creative
  • Self motivated
  • Must be keen to innovate and be successful at formulating and implementing strategies and plans.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills
  • Sound, effective and enthusiastic communicator.
  • Previous experience in role would be an advantage.
  • Versatile & Hardworking.
  • Strong desire for research
  • Ability to see through objections and provide plausible counter arguments
  • Team player and leader
  • Ability to take ownership of the role and work with minimum supervision.
  • Minimum of 4 years post call experience from a reputable law firm in Lagos
  • Specialized training in ADR related courses would be an advantage.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing legal agreements and other documentation for the firm
  • Conducting legal due diligence on counter-party to transactions involving the firm
  • Researching legal issues relating to transactions
  • Providing legal opinions on issues that may arise in connection with the transactions
  • Providing general legal advice on transactions.

Key Competencies:

  • Professionalism
  • Interpersonal communication abilities
  • Problem solving & quick decision making ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Multi tasking and long hours of work
  • Service oriented.
  • Ability to keep confidentiality in respect of all matters handled.

Mode of Application
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