Author Topic: STRACHAN PARTNERS Nigeria Job Opening for Litigation Lawyer  (Read 555 times)

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JOB TITLE: LITIGATION LAWYER
LOCATION: Lagos

JOB DESCRIPTION


A fully integrated commercial Law firm requires the services of a Lawyer with a minimum of 7 years litigation experience up to appellate court level.

RESPONSIBILITY:

To provide high quality public law advice and support to the General Counsel, and a high quality public law litigation service to the OFT.

To provide high quality litigation advice to project teams, colleagues and senior management at the OFT on litigation issues, strategy and risk management in cases and projects.

To assist the General Counsel in carrying out her functions by providing legal advice, undertaking research, carrying out Freedom of Information reviews and making recommendations in relation to a range of public law and corporate governance matters.

To form good working relationships externally across Whitehall with the Government Legal Service (GLS), Government Litigators Group (GLG), courts and tribunals.

You may be responsible for leading and developing Legal Officers, paralegals and administrative staff within the Litigation Unit.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Qualification Degree

Required Experience 7 – 10 years

The candidate who must have graduated with at least a 2.2 (LLB and BL) from a reputable university must possess the following:

Excellent grasp of commercial litigation and law in general

Experience in Maritime law and Oil and Gas will be an advantage

Excellent communication and drafting skills

Very well presented and smart.

Ability to lead and build a litigation team

Ability to work with very minimal or no supervision

Able to meet set targets under pressure

Business minded

Good IT skills

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested persons who believe they meet the above criteria should send in an application by e-mail attaching their Resume, transaction sheet and scanned copies of their relevant certificates to

E-mail: info@strachanpartners.com

Tel: (+234 1) 8720107, 2700722, 7615864, 7748703

Fax:(+234 1) 2700721, 4616121

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/4/2012

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