Senior Associate - Lagos, Nigeria - HR-EX Consulting

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    Job Title:
    Senior Associate.

    Our Client, A fast-growing Commercial Law Firm, is looking for a competent and confident legal professional to join its growing team as a Senior Associate.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Drafting and negotiating contracts
    • Advising on business structuring, mergers, and acquisitions as well as due diligence
    • Advising on the wide spectrum of commercial law activities including competition, intellectual property, company formation, MSME support, local market entry, etc.
    • Demonstrating good knowledge of the Nigerian Capital Market and applying this knowledge by generating beneficial ideas for clients and thinking strategically around the capital needs of clients.
    • Building and managing client relationships on a day-to-day basis
    • Delivering presentations and advice to clients
    • Representing the firm in different professional fora.

    Applicant's desired qualities:

    • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently
    • Commercial awareness and acumen
    • Excellent drafting skills and attention to detail.
    • Commerciality and demonstrable business development experience
    • Excellent written communication and drafting skills
    • Initiative and proactivity
    • Ability to develop strong relationships with clients and to take responsibility for the relationships
    • Committed to a process of continual improvement
    • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to juggle conflicting priorities.

    Education and Work Experience:

    • A Bachelor's Degree in Law.
    • Possession of a postgraduate qualification (i.e., LLM) is an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 8 years post-call with cognate experience in the described areas of practice