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[job vacancy] Senior Legal Associate at Africa Law Practice

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Africa Law Practice (ALP) was established, following a merger of Nigeria-based law practices, as a full-service law firm headquartered in Lagos, with an office in Abuja, Nigeria. ALP is the result of a carefully cultivated 25year vision, that delivers the very best of African legal and advisory services.

Job Vacancy

By the end of 2019, it became necessary to make additions to the firm’s name and style, having established its brand, services, values, and grown the network of allied firms across Africa, there was a need for further distinction and so we adopted ‘NG’, an internationally known symbol for Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Legal Associate

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking to engage the services of a Senior Associate with expertise in Litigation and Corporate Law Practice area of Law.


  • Meet with clients and cultivate a strong client/counsel relationship.
  • Prepare processes at both trial courts and appellate courts.
  • Handle trials at all courts and argue briefs at appellate courts
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as delegated or assigned by the Managing Partner/Partners.
  • Prepare a comprehensive brief on each case.
  • Maintain a regular schedule of hearings and court appearances.
  • 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.
  • Proffer legal opinions and draft agreements with minimal supervision, draft and review documentation.
  • Maintain active membership of Bar associations, and ability to deal with regulators, and public authorities.
  • Thorough knowledge and practical experience of procedural law and substantive law.
  • Provide mentorship and supervisory responsibilities to junior associates and work as a team with other senior associates.


  • The Candidate should possess a minimum of second-class lower division at BL / LLB.
  • Minimum of 7+ years post-call experience acquired in a reputable litigation firm.
  • A level of interpersonal skills sufficient to maintain effective working relationships, with colleagues and clients.
  • The ability to remain confident and assured in difficult circumstances, and stamina to sustain performance, particularly when under pressure.
  • The ability to keep abreast of professional, legal, technological, and developments in law and to impart such knowledge as necessary.
  • Ambitious enough to attract partnership within 3 years of work
  • Must live on ths Island
  • Preferably a Male candidate
  • Leadership skills.
  • Highly focused and committed to law practice.
  • Concise and precise drafting skills.
  • Good eye for detail and effective time management.

NGN 200,000 (Can be increased depending on the years of experience)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the Position as the subject of the email

Application Deadline 6th November, 2022.