Supo Ati-John & Co. is a constantly evolving law firm comprising of a number of experienced legal practitioners and professionals, to best suit our clients’ dynamic demands. For over two decades, we have established a strong reputation for the work we do in various sectors. We have stayed true to our legacy of integrity and efficiency; a reputation for excellence, superior legal work and bespoke client service. With experience in helping governments, organizations and individuals overcome commercial and regulatory challenges; Supo Ati-John & Co. has become the legal harbour for companies thinking of embarking on any contemporary, complex or advanced commercial transactions and innovative idea.

Job Position: Lawyer / Legal Practitioner

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos

Job Description

  1. Give accurate and timely counsel to the management on a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, joint ventures, corporate finance, etc.)
  2. Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies.
  3. Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance.
  4. Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
  5. The candidate must be familiar with court procedures at the magistrate court and high court, particularly in the areas of debt recovery, judgment enforcement, garnishees, and labor disputes.
  6. Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues.
  7. Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.)
  8. Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s fulllegal rights.
  9. Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces.
  10. Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization.
  11. Conduct work with integrity and responsibility.
  12. Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.
  13. Advice on compliance with various statutory, regulations and business rules
  14. Vet legal documents involving transactions between the company and other bodies or members of the public.
  15. Carrying out all other tasks in the ordinary course of business which the management reasonably consider necessary or proper in the interest of the Company in your capacity as In-House Legal Practitioner.

Job Requirements

  1. Minimum of three years working experience post-graduation.
  2. Minimum of BL & LL.B
  3. Must be Called to Bar with post-call experience in litigation background

Application Deadline
5th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hr@atijohnlawyers.com or info@atijohnlawyers.com using the Position as the subject of email.

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