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Fresh Vacancies for Lawyer at Apata and Ascott Limited, 29th June, 2019

Apata & Ascott Limited – We are a human resource consulting firm that is focused on delivering business value to organizations. We help organizations achieve their objectives by developing and executing strategies and policies that are aligned with business plans and a focus on best practices.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Senior Counsel – Litigations and Investigations
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking to recruit lawyers practising in Litigation or Transanctional (Corporate Commercial).

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage product liability litigation caseload and other cases of company-wide significance
  • Develop and execute litigation strategy, manage discovery obligations, manage outside counsel, determine proper case disposition, and monitor litigation budgets expenses.
  • Evaluate and manage pre-litigation disputes.
  • Advise business units concerning various matters, including product warnings, product use instructions, and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Lead or participate in significant internal investigations.

Requirements

  • Strong organizational and project-management skills
  • High degree of professionalism, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment
  • Complete comprehension of litigation process from start to finish, including pleadings, discovery, motion practice, experts, and trials.
  • Minimum of 10 years of law firm experience with an emphasis/focus on complex litigation (at least some product liability litigation experience required).
  • Currently admitted in good standing to practice law in Nigeria.
  • Education must include WAEC, BL, Called to The Nigerian Bar, NYSC, and LLM.
  • Professional Certifications are added advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

 

Job Title: Counsel – Corporate Commercial
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Provide legal representation to a corporation or business and its employees.
  • Advise businesses and their employees on a variety of legal matters.
  • Negotiate, write and execute agreements and contracts on behalf of the company.
  • Advise on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals.
  • Research and anticipate unique legal issues that could impact the company.
  • Review advertising and marketing materials to ensure that they are in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Represent the company in court, in the case of a lawsuit or other legal proceedings
  • Settlement negotiations and witnesses deposition.
  • Provide training companies on legal topics.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years of Law firm experience with an emphasis/focus on Corporate Cousel.
  • Currently admitted in good standing to practice law in Nigeria.
  • Education must include WAEC, BL, Called to The Nigerian Bar, NYSC, and LLM.
  • Professional Certifications are added advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Strong organizational and project-management skills
  • High degree of professionalism, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment
  • Complete comprehension of Corporate Law process.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: bukola@apataandascott.com using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.

 

Application Deadline 3rd July, 2019.

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