Legal / Law
Legal Services
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • The candidate would be part of drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements
  • He /she would be actively involved in dispute resolution for  companies, from both a commercial and legal perspective
  • Candidate would be part of the initial case investigation/assessment


  • He / she will be in charge of drafting pleas and motions on behalf of the plaintiff or defendant.


  • As part of his responsibilities, candidate will be part of depositions and  interogations. Candidate would also draft and argue discovery-related motions including motions to compel, protective orders and summary judgment motions.


  • Will  consult with and advise clients; retain expert witnesses; attend pre-trial conferences and develop a trial strategy based on the facts and evidence. Will also conduct pre-trial depositions of experts and key witnesses; prepare demonstrative to be used as trial exhibits; and draft and argue pre-trial motions.


  • Will collaborate with experts and clients to craft a trial theme, identify strengths and weaknesses in a case; develop persuasive arguments; prepare witnesses for testimony and draft and argue trial motions.


  • The candidate will be expected to present opening and closing statements, examine and cross-examine witnesses and craft a persuasive story for the fact-finder (judge or jury) through testimony and evidence. Litigation attorneys also prepare jury instructions and conduct post-trial interviews of the jury.


  • If a case is settled out of court, candidate should be able to engage in negotiations with opposing parties; participate in mediations and settlement conferences with the parties and the judge; and create settlement brochures, agreements, releases and other settlement materials.


  • Candidate should be able to draft post-trial motions; identify and preserve issues for appeal; develop appellate strategies; gather evidence for the appellate record; research procedural issues; draft appellate documents; and present oral arguments before appellate courts. If the case is particularly significant or complex, litigators may retain the assistance of attorneys who specialize in appellate practice.


  • Any other responsibility as assigned by the Partners.



  • 6-8 years experience post call to bar.


  • Candidate should have worked in an SAN firm consistently after NYSC.


  • Candidate should have continuous experience in litigation.


  • Good communication skills.


  • Excellent mastery of oral and written English.


  • Candidate should be able to work under pressure.


  • Candidate should be able to work with no supervision.


  • Attention to detail is a definite requirement.


  • A second class upper degree would be acceptable but a Masters degree is an added advantage.


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