Career in a Leading Commercial Law Firm in Lagos in Nigeria

A leading commercial Law Firm with Offices in Lagos State, is seeking to employ the services of exceptional lawyers to fill the vacant positions  below:

Job Title: Associate, Corporate Commercial Officer
Location: Lagos

Role Descriptions


Skills and Competencies:

Job Title: Head of Chambers, Senior Associate – Dispute Resolution
Location: Lagos
Role Descriptions
  • Providing general support to the Supervising Partner and deputising for him/her in his/her absence
  • Managing the case load of the Dispute Resolution Team to ensure optimal performance and efficiency.
  • Preparation of legal opinions generally
  • Representation in Dispute Resolutions before all the Superior Courts (including the National Industrial Court) as well as in arbitral and administrative proceedings with minimal or no supervision
  • Drafting and Review of Agreements
  • Undertaking periodic case files review and coordinating team meetings
  • Supervising, training and mentoring subordinates
  • Appraising the performance/work of members of the team, identifying skills gaps of subordinates and recommending appropriate training to flu identified gaps
  • Client management/care
  • Identifying potential business development opportunities.


  • The candidate for this role must he a consummate litigator with a minimum of 10 years active post-call experience in Dispute Resolution/Commercial Litigation and Debt Recovery.
  • The candidate must have graduated with at least a 2:2 from a reputable University and the Nigerian Law School

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of substantive law.
  • Ability to identify legal issues in any dispute.
  • In-depth knowledge of dispute resolution strategies.
  • Ability to initiate and conclude briefs with minimal or no supervision before all superior courts.
  • Good working knowledge of commercial law and extant laws and regulations relating to banking, finance, property, investments, employment, matrimonial causes and administration of estates.
  • Excellent drafting skills with added emphasis on Pleadings.
  • Excellent Communication skills: oral and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • A good eye for details.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines.
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates who believe they are go-getters and meet the above criteria should send in their application together with their detailed Resumé/CV’s and scanned copies of their relevant certificates to:

The subject of the email should be the job title eg: “Associate, Corporate Commercial” or “Head of Chamber/Senior Associate”

Application Deadline  29th June, 2017.

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  • Posted On  2017-06-19
  • Location  Lagos
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