Associate Counsel

Full Time1 week ago
Employment Information
Responsibilities

Handle corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, equity, joint ventures, alliances, financial / securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, etc)
Preparation of legal opinions on different legal work and commercial transactions.
Work with and advise business clients directly.
Maintain statutory registers and minute books
Ensure the filing of statutory information at the Corporate Affairs Commission
Perform regulatory compliance audit
Actively participate in all business development efforts and initiatives toward growth
Advise clients/write legal opinions on various aspects of law
Provide assistance and support on litigation
Maintain Awareness of Existing Laws and Regulations.

Requirements

LL.B (2.1), B.L (2.1)
3 - 5 years post-NYSC corporate experience at a first-tier law firm.
Knowledge of legal terminologies for preparing and editing a variety of legal documents.
Excellent research, legal drafting, and negotiation skills.
Litigation Experience.
Company Secretary Experience
Highly responsive, good work ethic.
Ability to be a proactive and creative problem-solver.
Keen eye for details.
Have a keen eye for detail coupled with good research ability.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience in using Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel and , PowerPoint