WFO Roedl & Partner Vacancy for a Legal Associate

WFO Roedl & Partner – We provide professional services in the area of audit, consulting, finance and payroll accounting, law, and taxes, as well as HR consulting.
We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Legal Associate
Location: Lagos
Job Description

  • We are looking for a practicing legal professional with 4- 7 years experience in legal advisory, company secretarial, employment and immigration services.
  • Such candidate must be a focused, efficient, result-oriented individual with strong leadership personality and communication skills.
  • He/She will be expected to directly lead large and medium sized company secretarial engagements.

Responsibilities

  • Filing of returns and the updating of corporate records of the entities at the appropriate registry.
  • Assisting with Corporate Secretarial duties and ensuring maintenance of statutory books and records.
  • Develop Legal commentaries on appraisal of agreements.
  • Identify legal implications of transactions.
  • Conduct Research and Legal inquiries.
  • Advise on effects of and compliance with legislation.
  • Provide market entry advisory services to incoming clients.
  • Incorporation and management of corporate affairs of new companies being set up.
  • Provide legal guidance at meetings and oversee compliance in the areas of Commercial Law.
  • Review briefs and draft and perfect Company agreements.
  • Provide Internal Legal guidance and counseling services.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must possess a minimum of Bachelor of Law (LL.B) (Second Class degree) from a reputable university and fulfilled the requisite call to bar.
  • Must be disciplined in delivering tasks within deadlines.
  • Must possess good client management skills.
  • Must possess good research skills and experience in preparing legal briefs.
  • Must be able to work using own initiative and perform tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess 4-7 years’ (post call to bar)experience in corporate practice with in-depth knowledge and experience in corporate governance, company secretarial and compliance services, employment & immigration law.
  • Must possess student membership of ICSA.
  • Must possess good communication and presentation skills
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Profile:
The candidates must have comprehensive knowledge and experience in the following:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Compliance
  • Trademark registration
  • Immigration and Employment Law
  • Company Secretarial Practices
  • Working with regulators


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s and Covering letters to: recruitment@wforoedl.com with “Legal Associate” as the subject of your mail.

Note: Only candidates that meet the above requirements will be contacted

Application Deadline  19th June, 2017.

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