Jobs at a Commercial and Litigation Practice Law Firm – Whyte Cleon Limited

  • Whyte Cleon Limited is a Human Resource Outsourcing & Management Solutions provider in Nigeria with over 18 years business experience.
    We are a solution based business consulting firm with focus on the provision of practical and well researched solutions to help our clients bridge the gap between Strategy Development, Talent Acquisition, Strategy Exec…

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    • Open Jobs
      1. Company Secretarial and Legal Advisory
      2. Senior Associate – Commercial Litigation & Insolvency
      3. Associate Counsel – Real Estate, Regulatory Compliance
    • Method of Application

    Company Secretarial and Legal Advisory

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 4 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Law / Legal&nbsp

    Responsibilities

    • Sound legal drafting and review skills
    • Core company secretarial skill which includes:
    • Organising and preparing agendas and papers for board meetings committee meetings, and annual general meetings;
    • Taking minutes, drafting resolutions, filing of annual returns;
    • Following up on actions from meetings;
    • Providing competent legal advisory services as may be required;
    • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and advising clients accordingly;
    • Liaising with external regulators.
    • Knowledgeable in regulatory compliance and tax practice.
    • Experience in land regularisation within Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory

    Requirements

    • Ability to work independently, take initiative and work strictly within set timelines.
    • Liaise effectively with government agencies and parastatals.
    • Good interpersonal and client management skills.
    • Ability to function effectively under pressure.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good leadership and analytical skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in teams.
    • Associate II, Legal Practitioner.
    • Minimum of four (4) years post-call experience.
    • LLB. B.L, LLM/ICSA Certification is an advantage.

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    Senior Associate – Commercial Litigation & Insolvency

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 8 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Law / Legal&nbsp

    Responsibilities

    • The candidate is responsible for developing and executing a Strategic Plan for the Corporate Litigation & Insolvency team aimed at identifying new business opportunities and sustaining long- term profitable relationships with existing clients
    • Understand the client’s business and maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target client organizations.
    • Advising in relation to and representing clients in commercial litigation & insolvency matters
    • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success and monitor quality of service delivery on all client cases and transactions.
    • Leading and proactive participation in individual, team and office-based business development initiatives.
    • Coordinate and actively lead all business development efforts and initiatives towards the growth of the department.
    • Provide legal advice on transactions
    • Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients
    • Draft and review Legal documents and Agreements
    • Represent Client in courts (within & outside Lagos)
    • Keep abreast of regulations, legislations, government policies and other developments that may affect the operations, business goals and objectives of the firm
    • Be required to stay updated with information related to the laws and legal processes
    • Ensuring files are managed in compliance with the Firms’ procedures.
    • Be able to provide, sound quality technical advice and guidance to clients at short notice when necessary
    • Engage in industry networking events to further develop market knowledge and business relationship o Ensure department and firm wide performance goals are met o Assisting junior members of the team in a supervisory capacity on more complex cases
    • Work in concert with the Managing Partner and Management Team to achieve Unit objectives and deliverables.
    • Report directly to the Managing Partner and perform all other duties as shall be advised by same.

    Requirements

    • LL.B/B.L (LLM is an advantage).
    • Minimum of 8 years’ post qualification active experience in commercial litigation & insolvency.
    • In-depth industry knowledge in Legal & Business Advisory, Regulatory & Compliance, and general commercial litigation experience
    • Strong client focus and Good eye for detail
    • Be a self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude
    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle competing deadlines
    • Must possess excellent legal drafting and document review skills
    • Excellent analytical and observation skills
    • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills
    • Must have the ability to undertake in-depth legal research on all legal issue
    • Excellent negotiation, team building and presentation skills
    • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills.

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    Associate Counsel – Real Estate, Regulatory Compliance

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 4 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Law / Legal&nbsp

    Responsibilities

    • Experience in real estate and property law practice, to wit:
    • Perfection of title land regularisation within Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory.
    • Initiating and completing applications for perfection of title and processing of Certificate of Occupancy at the State and Federal Lands Registries.
    • Initiating and completing Federal Regularisation transactions.
    • Processing the registration of Deeds of Rectification and Deed of Extract.
    • Processing the procurement of registered surveys.
    • Superintending the confirmation and reestablishment of beacons.
    • Ensuring quick closure of pending transactions at Alausa.
    • Registering Deeds of Mortgage.
    • Daily follow up on applications.
    • Obtaining Certified True Copies of Documents.
    • Conducting searches at the registries.
    • Processing building approvals.
    • Knowledgeable in regulatory compliance and tax practice.
    • Knowledge of Administration of Estate Law and Practice

    Requirements

    • Ability to work independently, take initiative and work strictly within set timelines.
    • Sound legal drafting and review skills.
    • Liaise effectively with government agencies and parastatals.
    • Good interpersonal and client management skills.
    • Ability to function effectively under pressure.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good leadership and analytical skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in teams.
    • Minimum of four (4) years post-call experience.
    • LLB. B.L (LLM/relevant professional certification is an advantage).

    Method of Application

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