Junior Lawyer Job Ref: LAGADA0122

Job Summary
We are currently seeking an entry-level lawyer to join our growing practice. The individual in this role would be responsible for compiling and maintaining case files, adhering to court requirements, and acting as an advocate to our list of clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

Consult with clients on legal best practices
Prepare case file documents
Work with the legal team to compile comprehensive trial briefs
Draft and administer contracts, negotiate deals
Review discovery documents and define the best course of action
Adhere to a consistent schedule of hearings, court appearances, and case-related conferences
Represent the company in legal proceedings such as trials and administrative boards
Facilitate the depositions of experts and case witnesses
Handle all corporate legal processes including mergers & acquisitions, securities offerings, intellectual property, compliance issues, etc
Research and anticipate legal risks
Develop company policies and positions on legal matters

Requirements and Qualifications
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Skills of persuasion and negotiation
Strong time management and organizational skills
Detail-oriented
Strong computer skills and competency
Professional attitude and strong personal ethics
Administrative and managerial experience preferred
Minimum 0-2 years’ experience in a law firm environment
Bachelor’s degree in law required
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s with the subject stated as “Junior Lawyer  Ref: LAGADA0122” to email: [email protected]

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