Associate Lawyer (NYSC) at a Legal Firm – ECLAT HR Consulting

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ECLAT HR Consulting – Our client, a Legal Firm, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate Lawyer (NYSC)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Department: Corporate / Commercial
Industry: Legal
Reports To: Team Lead

Responsibilities
The ideal candidate should be able to:

  • Reports to the team lead/ unit head in charge.
  • Carry out assigned daily corporate tasks.
  • Ability to handle mergers and acquisition.
  • Perform due diligence in legal matters concerning contracts, agreements, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Research and analyze the law on complex issues and writing briefs for submission to a supervising lawyer in the firm.
  • Analyze and summarize complicated legal documents, including contracts, and suggesting alterations to those documents.
  • Interview witnesses, work with paralegals to sort out legal research and find relevant casework or filing documents with the court or opposing counsel.
  • Prepare briefs and write articles in line with the projections and modern legal trends.
  • Analyze legal issues and proffer solutions in line with the law.
  • Work with the Litigation and Corporate Department.
  • Registration of businesses.
  • Research legal authorities.
  • Handle routine client enquiries and communication.
  • Collate of matter start and matter completion data and prepare all claims cost.
  • Investigate facts for a related matter.
  • Draft and review court pleadings as well as other legal documents (loans, pledges, share purchase agreements, escrow agreements, resolutions etc.).
  • Ensure legal obligations are met at all times.
  • Handle client’s complaints and concerns on legal matters.
  • Contribute to business development ideas by conducting thorough research on top class law firms.
  • Source for client and briefs for the firm.

Education and Work Experience

  • LLB – University degree in law – (2.1 Minimum).
  • B.L – Law school certificate (2.1 Minimum).
  • 0 – 1 year post- call experience.
  • Should currently be a youth Corp member or just finished NYSC.

Requirements:

  • Must reside in Abuja
  • Must be able to draft reports
  • Must know how to carry out legal research.
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Attention to details and procedures.
  • Ability to liaise and communicate with clients directly.
  • Familiar with administrative software
  • Strong reporting skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service with a client focus
  • Effective team player
  • Flexible to work weekends and overtime where required.

Application Closing Date
22nd December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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