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Job Openings in a top-notch, multi-purpose legal service provider

A.O.S Practice is a top-notch, multi-purpose legal service provider, with its head office located in the beautiful city of Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria. The Firm is strategically located in the foremost commercial district of the city of Lagos, having close proximity to the Court of Appeal and the Lagos Judicial Division of the High Court of Lagos State.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Associate Counsel

Location: Lagos

Descriptions

  • We require seasoned legal practitioners who have practiced extensively in busy and respected law firms in Nigeria for a minimum of 7 years in active practice.
  • There is no age limitation or gender barrier, rather our emphasis is on the productivity of the individual, and to this effect every candidate must be able to provide conclusive proof of his skill, through his work portfolio.
  • We will require references from former employers, as well as performance ratings from the immediate supervisor of each candidate in his last place of employment.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of an LL.B Degree with stellar academic credentials from a highly recognized University in Nigeria or outside Nigeria, but limited to the commonwealth countries.
  • Not less than 7 years active practice in a highly regarded law practice.

Attributes:

  • It is important that prospective candidates are independent in their decision making, and are able to act with considerable discretion.
  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to balance several goals at once, with the initiative to minimize costs / risks and maximize benefits / returns.
  • It is further required that applicants for this position must show proven success in management and supervision.

Job Title: Associate Counsel

Location: Lagos

Description

  • We require vibrant associates with exceptional foundational training who have been in active practice for not less 4-5 years post NYSC in a reputable law firm.

Qualifications

  • An outstanding academic background and a minimum of an LLB Degree from a highly recognized University in Nigeria or outside Nigeria, but limited to the Commonwealth Countries.
  • A minimum of 4-5 years post NYSC practice in the profession

Attributes:

  • Innovation is crucial, and candidates must be able to solve complex problems by applying precedents or practical solutions that combine legal considerations with other relevant objectives.
  • It is also essential that candidates are skilled in conducting investigations for the purpose of fact-finding, which is a vital part of legal work.
  • Applicants must demonstrate professionalism, as well as the ability to network and manage clients efficiently.
  • Excellent writing skills, the capacity to collaborate well with others and outstanding time management abilities are also fundamental for this position.

Job Title: Associate Partner

Location: Lagos

Descriptions

  • We require seasoned legal practitioners who have practiced extensively in busy and respected law firms in Nigeria for a minimum of 10-12 years in active practice. This is a senior management position and expectation from the successful candidate is very high.

The critical areas of performance will include:

  • Developing compelling and market-focused strategies which will ensure that the Firm remain highly competitive;
  • Setting the right leadership example both to his own department and other members of the Firm;
  • Achieving superior financial performance and maintaining good financial discipline;
  • Performing an ambassadorial role to assist in the building of high level networks;
  • As well as demonstration of long term engagement and commitment.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of an LL.B Degree with stellar academic credentials from a highly recognized University in Nigeria or outside Nigeria, but limited to the commonwealth countries.
  • Minimum of 10-12 years active practice in a highly regarded law practice.
  • High level conceptual and creative skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Attributes:

  • Candidates must possess the ability to work and produce new solutions which create value to the clients in the context of their particular needs.
  • It is required that the candidates must be able to contribute creatively to the strategic planning of the firm and its implementation.
  • Candidates must be able to take responsibility in an effective manner for building, developing and maintaining strong client relationships.
  • Ability to consistently provide streamlined cost-effective services.
  • Ability to assist in the development of leading-edge knowledge management and high-level technical know-how.

Deadline: 14th September, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications with CV and copies of credentials to: lawjobs202020@gmail.com using the “Job title” as subject of the email.

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