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Willers Solutions Limited – Our client, an integrated Oil and Gas firm is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Legal Associate

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Oversee and manage product liability litigation caseload and other cases of company-wide significance
  • Offer advice on the law, legal procedures and a wide range of associated issues.
  • Attend and represent the firm at client meetings.
  • Draw up contracts and other legal documents.
  • Research documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures.
  • Represent clients in Courts where required.
  • Work and behave in a professional manner and to the highest standards of the profession.
  • Maintain high standards of professional conduct while generating adequate practice income, ensuring that the fees earned sufficiently exceed total costs and expenses incurred.
  • Carry out duties given by the partners faithfully and diligently and follow all reasonable instructions.
  • Participate in the growth and development of the firm.
  • 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.
  • Strategic and commercially aware and be fully familiar with the firm’s current business strategy.
  • Technically sound across a sufficiently wide area to work without significant supervision.
  • Develop and maintain good client relationship skills, gaining clients’ confidence and that of other professionals.
  • Provide high quality legal service to all clients.
  • Treat all information about the firm and its client and their business as wholly confidential
  • Keep up to date with changes in the law.

Requirements

  • A minimum of LL.B, BL and LL.M .
  • Higher qualification will be an added advantage
  • Candidate must be a team player, self-motivated and must be proficient in the use of IT Software.
  • Must be capable of providing support in the planning and execution of company projects.
  • A minimum of fifteen 10 years post NYSC experience in an E&P company with a track record of International and Local Oil & Gas law.
  • The ideal candidate must be a seasoned and consummate Lawyer who has gathered experience from different chambers with in-depth knowledge, experience and hand-on in international and Local Oil & Gas contract drafting, vetting, agreements, litigation and arbitration proceeding in an E&P company. He or she must be able to lead, handle and deliver concurrent contracts on the job.

Deadline: 15th July, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in MS Word Format to: jobs@willerssolutions.com using “Senior Legal Associate” as the subject of the mail.

Note: 
Only qualified candidates would be shortlisted.

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