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DCSL Corporate Services Limited – Our client, a reputable Law Firm in Lagos State, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate – Senior Associate (Litigation)

Location: Lagos

Job Description

The successful Candidate will:

  • Prepare and review Court processes
  • Draft and review legal documents including legal opinions, company searches, briefs of argument
  • Process and prepare legal advice and legal agreements
  • Draft and review Legal documents and Agreements
  • Represent Client at the lower & appellate courts (within & outside Lagos)
  • Keep abreast of regulations, legislations, government policies and other developments that may affect the operations, business goals and objectives of the firm
  • Be required to stay updated with information related to the laws and legal processes
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all client cases and transactions.
  • Understand the client’s business and maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target client organizations.
  • Coordinate and actively lead all business development efforts and initiatives towards growth in this Unit.
  • Work in concert with the Management Team and Partners to achieve Unit objectives and deliverables.
  • Report directly to the Partner and Group Head of Litigation and shall perform all other duties as shall be advised by same.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 2:1 from an accredited University and from the Nigerian Law School
  • LL.M Degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 7 years’ and maximum of 10 years’ active litigation experience
  • Must possess excellent legal drafting and document review skills
  • Must possess excellent advocacy skills
  • Excellent analytical and observation skills
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • In-depth industry knowledge in Legal & Business Advisory, Regulatory & Compliance, and general commercial litigation experience
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills
  • Must have the ability to undertake in-depth legal research on all legal issue
  • Excellent negotiation, team building and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills
  • DCSL Corporate Services Limited – Our client, a reputable Law Firm in Lagos State, is recruiting to fill the position below:

    Job Title: Associate – Senior Associate (Litigation)

    Location: Lagos

    Job Description

    The successful Candidate will:Job Title: Senior Associate – Corporate Commercial Group

    Location: Lagos

    Job Description

    The successful Candidate will:

    • Initiate and effectively coordinate and facilitate Corporate Commercial transactions
    • Critically examine the growth of information technology in the new age and determine its place in business, law practice and related areas with a view to identifying the opportunities it presents to the firm;
    • Develop products and generate transactions within the Finance, Oil and Gas, and Real Estate amongst existing and prospective target clients.
    • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all client transactions.
    • Develop products and generate both IP and IT related transactions within the various industries including existing and prospective target clients.
    • Assist the Partner in charge of Corporate and Commercial Group to ensure financial success of the Unit and monitor quality of service delivery on all client transactions.
    • Provide quarterly reports/updates on successful Client’s transaction revenue to the Management Team when required.
    • Understand client business and maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target client organizations.
    • Coordinate and actively lead all business development efforts and initiatives towards growth in this Unit.
    • Work in concert with the Management Team to achieve Unit objectives and deliverables.
    • Report directly to the Partner and Group Head of the CCG and shall perform all other duties as shall be advised by same.

    Requirements

    • A minimum of 2:1 from an accredited University and from the Nigerian Law School
    • LL.M with specialisation in commercial law, oil and gas or taxation
    • A minimum of 7 years’ and maximum of 10 years’ commercial practice experience
    • Capable of demonstrating achievements of key Corporate Commercial transactions within the banking, capital markets and finance sectors
    • In-depth industry knowledge and value add in IT, Finance, oil and gas, real estate and Legal regulatory and compliance experience
    • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills
    • Excellent negotiation, team building and presentation skills
    • Must be a good team player
    • Must possess excellent legal drafting and document review skills
    • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills

 

Job Title: Associate – Corporate Commercial Group

Location: Lagos

Job Description

The successful Candidate will:

  • Critically examine the growth of information technology in the new age and determine its place in business, law practice and related areas with a view to identifying the opportunities it presents to the firm;
  • Develop products and generate transactions within the Finance, Oil and Gas, and Real Estate amongst existing and prospective target clients.
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all client transactions.
  • Develop products and generate both IP and IT related transactions within the various industries including existing and prospective target clients.
  • Understand the client’s business and maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target client organizations.
  • Work in concert with the Team to achieve Unit objectives and deliverables.
  • Shall perform all other duties as shall be advised by Head of Unit/Partner.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 2:1 from an accredited University and from the Nigerian Law School
  • LL.M with specialisation in commercial law, oil and gas or taxation will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years’ and maximum of 7 years’ commercial practice experience
  • In depth industry knowledge in IT, Finance, oil and gas, real estate and Legal regulatory and compliance experience
  • Excellent negotiation, team building and presentation skills
  • Must possess excellent legal drafting and document review skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills

Job Title: Associate – Litigation

Location: Lagos

Job Description
The successful Candidate will:

  • Prepare court processes
  • Draft legal documents including legal opinions, company searches, briefs of argument
  • Process and prepare legal advice and legal agreements
  • Draft and review Legal documents and Agreements
  • Represent Client at the lower & appellate courts (within & outside Lagos)
  • Keep abreast of regulations, legislations, government policies and other developments that may affect the operations, business goals and objectives of the firm
  • Be required to stay updated with information related to the laws and legal processes
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all client cases and transactions.
  • Understand the client’s business and maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target client organizations.
  • Work in concert with the team to achieve Unit objectives and deliverables.
  • Shall perform all other duties as shall be advised by Head of Unit/Partner

Requirements

  • A minimum of 2:1 from an accredited University and from the Nigerian Law School
  • LL.M Degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years’ and maximum of 7 years’ active litigation experience
  • Must possess excellent legal drafting and document review skills
  • Must possess Excellent advocacy skills
  • Excellent analytical and observation skills
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • In-depth industry knowledge in Legal & Business Advisory, Regulatory & Compliance, and general commercial litigation experience
  • Must have the ability to undertake in-depth legal research on all legal issue
  • Excellent negotiation, team building and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills

 

Job Title: Head, Business Services and Advisory

Location: Lagos

Job Description
The successful Candidate will:

  • Design the Firms Business Development Strategy and ensure alignment of strategy and business goals whilst also developing and executing business Development Plans for the Firm;
  • Responsible for coordinating the identification and evaluation of new markets, identifying business opportunities and prospecting for new Clients in order to improve the firms market position and achieve financial growth
  • Develop and explore various business strategies and opportunities for growth
  • Coordinate and actively lead all business development efforts and initiatives and act as the Executive Relationship Manager to existing and prospective clients.
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all business transactions.
  • Provide weekly/quarterly reports/updates on successful briefs and contracts to the Head of Chamber/Managing partner when required.
  • Maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target organizations.
  • Work in concert with the Management Team and/or Partners to achieve the Firms objectives and corporate goals.

Requirements

  • A Minimum – BSc in Social Sciences or related course
  • A relevant master’s degree or professional qualifications (ICAN, ACCA or CFA) will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 7 – 10 years post NYSC experience with exposure in financial reporting, financial modeling, business development, relationship management, financial advisory, investment banking
  • Proven excellent track record of achievement in this role or similar role in a dynamic corporate environment
  • Ability to build and nurture strategic business relationships
  • Ability to provide business acumen, energy and vision to the Firm
  • Ability to conduct high level competitor analysis and benchmarking
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suite.

Deadline: 18th October, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and Curriculum Vitae/Resumes to: executivetalentrecruitment@dcsl.com.ng

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