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Legal Associate - Domeo Resources International HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-08-17 07:40   Law / Legal Jobs   Abuja   84 views
Job Details

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Employment Type: Full-time

Main Function

The main purpose of this role is to conduct legal research, independently draft watertight processes such as motions, final written addresses, notices of appeal, briefs of argument and take record of proceedings.

Role Responsibilities

Prepare processes at both trial courts and appellate courts.

Proffer legal opinions and draft agreements with no supervision

Work directly with clients to schedule meetings, depositions, discovery responses, and trial preparations.

Review court judgements and draft petitions accordingly

Prepare and review legal documents ahead of court hearings

File exhibits, briefs, appeals, and other legal documents with the court or opposing counsel

Thorough knowledge and practical experience of election cases

Work as a team with other Senior Associates

Prepare a comprehensive brief on each case

Schedule and administer full depositions of witnesses and experts

Review discovery of documents and determine the best course of action in each case

Familiar with enforcement procedures and can take steps to enforce judgments

Perform other duties as delegated by the Managing Partner of the Law Firm

Experience / Qualification

Interested candidates should possess a BL / LLB / JD.

5 years post-call experience in a litigation firm.

Experience with pre-election and election petition cases is a major added advantage

Competencies / Skills:

Experience in writing addresses and briefs of argument

Experience with Pre-election and Election cases

Trial preparation skills

Legal Research skills

Interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships, with colleagues and clients

Excellent drafting skills

Behavioral Qualities / Other Competencies:

The ability to remain confident and assured in difficult circumstances with stamina to sustain performance, particularly when under pressure

The ability to keep abreast of developments in the legal practice

Proactive identification and elimination of inefficiencies

Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude

Strong work ethics and reliability



Application Closing Date

21st August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@domeoresources.org using "Legal Associate" as subject of the mail.

Company Description
Domeo Resources International is a prolific organization that offers Management and HR Consultancy solutions to ensure improved employee and organizational performance