Job Vacancy for Counsel at a well renowned Law Firm

Global Profilers is a Recruitment & HR Services firm specialized in recruitment in Africa; we are currently looking for a Counsel for our client who is a well renowned Law firm in Lagos.Responsibility:SummaryThe Counsel is involved with legal issues pertaining to business transactions. He/ she is to have the company's business and legal interests at the forefront of the his or her mind. The counsel is required to ensure that company operates within the law at all times, offer expert and strategic legal advice to management, and facilitate business strategies development.·         Advise clients and businesses in and out of the courtroom on a variety of legal matters.·         Provide legal protection and services to clients as a whole in addition to its employees.·         Ensure that their clients' business transactions are in compliance with the law and must be aware of the law implicated by major transactions and advise his client of any negative effects it might create.·         Offers advice on legal matters and performs legal research for the benefit of a client or their parent corporation.·         Offer advice on issues like contracts, property interests, collective bargaining agreements, government regulations and patents.·         Provide legal representation and take part in settlement negotiations on behalf of their clients.·         Review client company paperwork, particularly contracts, and draft business documents, client agreements, negotiate employment contracts or write purchase agreements.·         Provide expert and strategic legal advice to clients.·         Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors.·         Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action for the firm and their clients.

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