Senior Associate Lawyer Job Opportunity at Walcoss Consulting

Walcoss Consulting offers a product of inspired professional
management consulting services to a focused clientele who desire to
distinguish themselves from the teaming competitors in their industries.


We envision a business climate in Nigeria which is gradually
revolutionizing into a global one to be guided by key universal business
principles. This has been our driving force and has led to a
reinvention of our service offerings and our mode of delivery. We are
highly energetic and self-motivated to take our clients to the top of
their industry and to maintain such position. The proprietary tools we
use are generated in-house and highly probing to unravel minor issues
beneath the obvious.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA  
  • Job Field
    Law / Legal  
 

Job Descriptions

  • Excellent knowledge of litigation in lower court, Appellate court and Supreme Court is required.
  • Rendering Legal opinion, original drilling opinions, supplemental
    opinions, acquisition opinions, division order title opinions, leasehold
    title opinions and banking title opinions.
  • Regular review and interpretation of title abstracts, certified
    title opinions, related title documents and with the Oil and Gas
    Industrial in Nigeria.
  • Gather and organize title curative information and compile documentation into comprehensive title packets.
  • Communicate title findings to various parties while consistently working in a team setting.
  • Utilize available software and basic plotting skills in comparing title documents.
  • Maintain responsibility for multiple on-going assignments and adhere to continual deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Arbitration and Litigation Procedure with reference to Oil and Gas Industry.

Required Skills

  • Familiarity with the oil and gas industry.
  • Effective communication skills in writing, business presentations and interpersonal communication.
  • Supervisory and team-building skills.
  • Ability to maintain high level of work-related confidentiality.
  • Ability to utilize title “tools of the trade” software products and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to utilize appropriate surveying methodologies.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience advising clients on oil,
    gas, and mineral title issues, pooling and unitization, community
    leases, and matters related to undivided mineral ownership and leasehold
    estates.
  • He or she must be skilled in the preparation of oil and gas leases,
    amendments, assignments, ratification, mineral and royalty deeds,
    operating agreements and Litigation.
  • Candidate MUST possess 10 years and above working experience in Litigation, with oil and gas title issues.
  • Experience in negotiating and drafting of transnational documents
    such as leases, assignments and participation agreements, as well as
    curative material is a plus.
  • Litigation experience/knowledge and LL.M Degree would be an added advantage.

Remuneration
Attractive and competitive in line with industry rates

How to Apply
 
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: careers@walcoss.com ensure that you specify the position you are applying for in the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted applicant will be contacted.

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