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12 Jul 2019

Full-time Bradfield Consulting Limited: Legal Counsel Recruitment

Bradfield Consulting Limited – Posted by Nigeriabucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Bradfield Consulting Limited – Our client, one of the leading Law firms in Nigeria that engages in corporate and commercial law and litigation and has offices in three commercial cities of Nigeria – Lagos, Abuja and Ibadan is recruiting to fill the position below:

The Job : Legal Counsel

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Profile

High level legal Advice:

  • Lead the provision of high level legal advice and analysis in various areas of commercial legal practice.
  • Identify and monitor emerging legal developments and key concerns relating to various areas of legal services.
  • Conduct and oversee significant research into legal issues in various areas of legal services.
  • Write, edit, and finalise reports, opinions, correspondence, articles, and other documents.
  • Keep abreast of changes in laws that affect client areas

Supervision:

  • Cross check and ensure accuracy and sufficiency of legal advice etc. prepared by junior counsel prior to delivery to clients
  • Monitor work flow of junior counsel
  • Monitor on time delivery of legal services
  • Conduct or ensuring training of newly hired employees
  • Be able to step into leadership roles and assume responsibility as the need arises
  • Ensuring filing of all processes and letters received
  • Case file management: ensuring that case files are updated, accurately, endorsed, neatly stored and readily accessible.

Business Development:

  • Growing the existing business with regard to volume, scope , quality and value of mandates
  • In coordination with Partners, take the lead in responding to RFPs
  • Attending networking events, seminars etc.
  • Making client visits and promoting ALP’s business
  • Coordinating Marketing Research and Training activities in line with the firms business development strategies and goals

Business Management:

  • Supervising and monitoring issuance of invoices, payment of invoicing.
  • Approving and monitoring expenses to be incurred by Junior counsel
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Develop procedures and policy manuals from time to time
  • Monitor compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Ensure consistent application of policy across the organization, including by contributing to quality control functions.
  • Ensure maintenance of ALP’s policy database.

Other duties:

  • Contributing to development of the organization’s strategic and operational plans;
  • Drafting and/or editing relevant materials for publication
  • Undertaking any other duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Partners.

Qualifications

  • First Degree in Law
  • Candidate must possess at least 4/5 years post call-to-bar experience as a legal counsel
  • Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal & written

How To Apply

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Additional Information
Interested and qualified applicants should please ensure their resumes reflect clearly the following information:

  • State and area of residency
  • Well written and organized resume with clearly stated bio-data
  • Good Educational qualification and class of degree
  • All prior and current work experiences must be stated (stability with the employer is paramount)
  • The total years of experience should correlate to the years at the bar.

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Job Categories: Legal Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Bradfield Consulting Limited jobs and Legal Counsel jobs. Salaries: N200,000-N300,000.

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