Litigation Counsel (Associate to Senior Managers)
IRECRUITERS AFRICA
Victoria Island, LA, ng
4d ago

Job Description

About Company : Our client is one of the leading Legal service providers in Nigeria serving both local and international clients, with specialty in Insolvency & Recovery, Business and Intellectual Property Litigations.

The Company is seeking to hire mid and senior Litigation Counsels in diverse practice areas to join its team of award winning and excellent Legal practitioners.

Responsibilities :

Ability to deal with multiple matters in an organized manner without losing track of any of them.

Lead and oversee specialized litigation cases in the firm

Provide advice to team and management on litigation strategy, and settlements.

Provide legal advice on business development deals

Implement and train on legal policies and special legal initiatives.

Evaluating findings and developing strategies and arguments in preparation and presentation of cases.

Examining legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.

Advising clients of the legal and business implications of proposed transactions, anticipating legal and contractual concerns and devising strategies to resolve them.

Conducting and concluding contractual negotiations on behalf of various clients.

Maintaining effective working relationships with key clients.

Protecting the company interests, by ensuring all necessary checks and investigations are undertaken e.g. undertaking all necessary due diligence / disclosure exercises as appropriate.

Responding to court processes that need a reaction at earliest possible time before deadline so as to enable adequate review before filing

Ensuring all documentation prepared is error proof, grammatically and in other respect and to this end, at least one other team member must double check prepared processes for accuracy.

Evaluating and managing pre-litigation disputes.

Requirements

A good academic qualification from a recognized university and the Nigerian Law School.

Relevant post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.

5+ year’s active experience in litigation and alternative dispute resolution and / or Insolvency and Recovery

Associate to senior level manager in litigation from any of the top law firms in Nigeria.

Ability to handle complex litigation cases, such as trials at the State and Federal High Courts

Strong legal ability, a practical commercial approach and excellent drafting and communication skills.

Ability to work without any supervision

Requirements

A good academic qualification from a recognized university and the Nigerian Law School. Relevant post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.

5+ year’s active experience in litigation and alternative dispute resolution and / or Insolvency and Recovery Associate to senior level manager in litigation from any of the top law firms in Nigeria.

Ability to handle complex litigation cases, such as trials at the State and Federal High Courts Strong legal ability, a practical commercial approach and excellent drafting and communication skills.

Ability to work without any supervision

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