Legal Associate at Gresyndale Legal

Gresyndale is a law firm with over 50 years of cumulative experience in various areas of the law and armed with a devoted team of diligent and excellent lawyers who pride themselves in giving quality and unrivalled service.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Associate

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • A law firm based in Lekki, Lagos requires an experienced Associate. The candidate is expected to have a minimum of three years of practicing experience.
  • The candidate must have some experience in corporate and commercial matters, also in litigation.
  • The candidate must be a disciplined person and ready to work under pressure, and must have the capability to respond to an emergency.
  • The candidate must have a leadership skill and be ready to coordinate the junior colleagues.

Requirements / Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • 3 – 5 years post call legal professional experience.
  • Legal research experience.
  • Experience in drafting legal and business documents.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office tools and other legal research sites.
  • Ability to understand and interpret legal documents.
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Consulting with clients to ascertain the details and merits of each case.
  • Conducting research using legislation, case law, and other legal texts as sources to decide on a modus operandi.
  • Monitor, study and develop written summaries of proposed and enacted legislation, regulations, court decisions, industry guidelines, trade journals and other relevant publications.
  • Compile, proofread and edit drafts of contracts, leases, licenses, policies and other legal documents.
  • Drafting legal texts, including reports, contracts, and appeals.
  • Representing clients at meetings, hearings, and at trials.
  • Advocating for acquittal or clemency in each case.
  • Informing your line manager about salient developments in each case.
  • Ensuring that data obtained during interactions with clients remain confidential and are stored securely.
  • Reporting on hours spent on each assignment.
  • Remaining abreast of changes to legislation.

Deadline: 13th November, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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