Junior Counsel/ Research Assistant

Anonymous

Mon Jan 28 2019

AbujaFull-time


Description

A legal firm seeks qualified candidates to fill this role
1.Assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings,
depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative
tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions

2.Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or
case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information

3.Drafting legal court documents, such as pleadings,
motions, affidavits and subpoenas; transactional documents, such as trusts,
wills, contracts and real estate leases; and closing documents

4.Conducting routine discovery

5.Support in undertaking relevant Research on topical issues

6.Obtaining due diligence materials, such as corporate
certificates of good standing, real estate and title information, and
securities filings

7.Organizing and tracking files for important transactions
or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents;
creating and maintaining a case-management database

Requirement:

An entry level lawyer with good research skills and good
writing skills.

1-3 years experience