Junior Associates (NYSC) at Ace Solicitors

Ace Solicitors - We provide proactive, practical and result-oriented legal solutions drawn from our wealth of experience in several strata of law and projected to help our clients navigate avoidable risks as well as gain competitive market advantage. All our solutions are geared towards helping our clients gain long term legal stability.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Junior Associate (Youth Corps Member)Location: AbujaSlots: 2 OpeningsJob Type: Full TimeStart Date: September, 2019Objectives of Job PositionThe main objective of the job is to provide daily support in collaboration with the unit heads for both Contentious & Non- Contentious business in every phase of research, execution of client instructions which includes but is not limited to client /case document preparation, records management, reviewing evidentiary filings, proofreading briefs, etc.Job FunctionsAssist in drafting legal opinions, instruments, processes and documents as may be required in execution of clients ‘instructions or the discharge of assigned tasksProvide support in drafting of all non-contentious legal processes (including but not limited to incorporation, intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, corporate and property transactions, agreements and patents)To assist in case preparation and in preparing pleadings, organizing materials for litigious casesTo make court appearances and be responsible for taking courtroom notesTo undertake inquiries and legal research particularly in areas of designated assignment so as to further the unit’s overall objective in delivering excellent legal services to the firm’s litigious clientsTo assisting in drafting and delivery of letters to courts or administrative bodies for development and progress of casesTo liaise with third parties in ensuring proper handling of firm’s cases and obtain certified true copies of judgment upon completion of casesTo keep cases organized by monitoring and ensuring accuracy in the organization of files; keeping diary dates for clients’ matters and monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actionsResearch, anticipate and guard clients against legal risksGuide clients and ensure compliance with applicable lawsStructure, draft and review agreements and other legal documentsFollow up on client compliance obligations, attend and draft minutes of meetings and represent client in both contentious and non-contentious legal proceedingsEnsure proper case / client file documentation and ensure prompt and detailed client update, status reports and feedbackRegular updating of legal knowledge by participating in legal training opportunities, reading professional books and materials.Undertaking other relevant assignment as may be assigned by designated seniors in Chambers, the Head of Chambers and Partners in the firmKeeping abreast with current affairs to identify new business opportunities.Seeking opportunities for expansion in new markets as well as continued expansion among existing clientsBuilding relationships with existing clients in an attempt to increase their current spendCommunicating new service developments to prospective clientsReport to Head of Legal & Management Team 

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