Legal Associate at BFA & Co Legal

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Full Time
  • Post Date: August 7, 2020
Job Description

Legal Associate at BFA & Co Legal 

About Company

BFA & Co Legal is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Associate

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking for a legal associate who will assist the legal teams by preparing and prioritizing legal documents
  • The ideal candidate will handle both internal and external legal affairs, perform legal research, compile legal documents and evidence, and facilitate court proceedings where necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct legal research on cases and gather pertinent legal information.
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations in legal documents.
  • Compile, proofread and edit drafts of contracts, leases, licenses, policies and other legal documents.
  • Monitor, study and develop written summaries of proposed and enacted legislation, regulations, court decisions, industry guidelines, trade journals and other relevant publications.
  • Assist with case preparation including opening and closing arguments, and aiding in court motions or pleadings.
  • Daily record keeping with electronic and physical filing of caseloads.
  • Analyze and summarize documents.
  • Assist with the administration and management of workflow.
  • Locate and interview witnesses.
  • General administrative duties i.e answering correspondence and taking telephone calls.

Requirements / Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  • 2 to 3 years minimum 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.

Application Closing Date
14th August, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: info@bfaandcolegal.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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