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Vacancies at S.P.A. Ajibade & Co., Thursday 4, April 2019
« on: April 04, 2019, 10:32:45 AM »
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co. is a leading Corporate and Commercial Law firm based in Nigeria. Established in 1967, it has been at the forefront of developments in commercial practice in Nigeria and has continuously rendered sound technical advice and tailored customer solutions to its local and international partners. To our clients, S.P.A. Ajibade & Co. is a reliable partner and trusted counsel in various transactions and dispute resolution processes. We see our duty to our client as that of not just providing excellent technical advice, but also providing solutions that address and enhance a client?s purpose and business objective.

ASSOCIATE (CORPORATE SERVICES)
 
JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking a suitably competent, dedicated, intelligent, versatile, detail-oriented and resourceful Associate who has a strong drive to initiate as well as participate in client development efforts and must be committed to exceptional client service as well as providing top quality legal representation. The successful candidate will be able to draw from a highly diversified and multi-cultural team who each have specialized skills to apply to each project.

He/she will provide transactional and operational support and practical advice, geared towards the effective and efficient management of the risks and legal needs of each transaction/assignment handled.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Consult and handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, equity, joint ventures, alliances, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, patents, etc)
Advise clients through preparation of legal opinions on various legal issues arising from several deals and commercial transactions
Work with and advise business clients directly, as well as provide guidance and practical solutions
Render advises on legal issues arising from commercial transactions
Perform regulatory compliance audit
Advise clients/write legal opinions on various aspects of law
Provide assistance and support on litigation
Demonstrate a willingness to learn new areas and assist on a wide variety of projects

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
First degree in Law; BL
3 - 5 years? post NYSC general corporate experience gained at a reputable and structured law firm
Knowledge of legal terminologies for preparing and editing a variety of legal documents
Excellent research, legal drafting and negotiation skills
Proficient with drafting of Court Processes
Experience in conducting litigations before various courts
Successful candidates will be highly responsive, have a strong work ethic, commitment to providing exceptional client service and top quality work product
Ability to be a proactive and creative problem-solver
Able to demonstrate exceptional organization and time management skills
Have a keen eye for detail coupled with good researching ability
Possess a thorough knowledge of the legal procedures and should keep self updated with the current developments
Intellectual curiosity for the business and ability to earn the trust and respect of internal and external clients.
Experience of working unsupervised and acting/making decisions under pressure
Able to prioritize competing demands and client expectations whilst managing a large volume of diverse matters
Able to anticipate and respond to changes in an effective way within a highly dynamic environment
Able to identify and solve problems and make the complex simple for clients by framing information and advising in a clear and concise way
Capable of building trusted relationships with internal clients using balanced insights and impactful communication to influence decisions and actions
Self-sufficient and self-motivated with the confidence to work independently
Strong analytical skills with the ability to implement legal strategies in a commercial context
Sound judgment with ability to balance legal risk and business impact
A willingness to be adaptive to the businesses' changing needs
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A strong work ethic that reflects a collaborative, adaptable and results-oriented approach
Experience in using Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

ASSOCIATE (DISPUTE RESOLUTION)

We are seeking a suitably competent, dedicated, intelligent, versatile, detail-oriented and resourceful Associate will be responsible for handling litigation, mediation and arbitration as well as advisory services. The successful candidate will be able to draw from a highly diversified and multi-cultural team who each have specialized skills to apply to each project.

He/she will provide transactional and operational support and practical advice, geared towards the effective and efficient management of the risks and legal needs of each transaction/assignment handled.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Draft court processes including but not limited to motions, affidavits, written addresses, writ of summons, statement of claim and appellate briefs
Involve in criminal and civil litigation cases at the Magistrate Court, High Court and Court of Appeal level
Appear at Magistrate Courts and High Courts to conduct trails and argue contentious and non-contentious motions and addresses
Involve in mediation proceedings for clients
Work with and advise business clients directly, as well as provide guidance and practical solutions
Draft and review several commercial agreements, leases and other conveyance documents
Advise clients/write legal opinions on various aspects of law
Perform regulatory compliance audit
Demonstrate a willingness to learn new areas and assist on a wide variety of projects

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
First degree in Law; BL
5 - 7 years? post NYSC litigation experience gained at a reputable and structured law firm
Knowledge of legal terminologies for preparing and editing a variety of legal documents
Excellent research, legal drafting and negotiation skills
Proficient with drafting of Court Processes
Experience in conducting litigations before various courts
Ability to comprehend complex matters and identify the laws that are applicable to them
Able to demonstrate exceptional organization and time management skills
Have a keen eye for detail coupled with good researching ability
Possess a thorough knowledge of the legal procedures and should keep self updated with the current developments
Enjoy providing valuable analysis and strategy on a variety of cases
Successful candidates will be highly responsive, have a strong work ethic, commitment to providing exceptional client service and top quality work product
Ability to be a proactive and creative problem-solver
Intellectual curiosity for the business and ability to earn the trust and respect of internal and external clients
Experience of working unsupervised and acting/making decisions under pressure
Able to prioritize competing demands and client expectations whilst managing a large volume of diverse matters
Able to anticipate and respond to changes in an effective way within a highly dynamic environment
Able to identify and solve problems and make the complex simple for clients by framing information and advising in a clear and concise way
Capable of building trusted relationships with internal clients using balanced insights and impactful communication to influence decisions and actions
Self-sufficient and self-motivated with the confidence to work independently
Strong analytical skills with the ability to implement legal strategies in a commercial context
Sound judgment with ability to balance legal risk and business impact
A willingness to be adaptive to the businesses' changing needs
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A strong work ethic that reflects a collaborative, adaptable and results-oriented approach
Experience in using Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

TO APPLY
Applicants should send CVs to hr@spaajibade.com

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