Whyte Cleon Limited Current Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

4 Mar, 2020

Category :

Legal Jobs in Nigeria

Whyte Cleon Limited – Our client, a full service commercial and litigation practice law firm based in Lagos Nigeria, seek to engage a legal professional individual for the position below:


Job Title: Senior Associate – Commercial Litigation & Insolvency
Location: Lagos


  • 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.


  • 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.

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline: Not Specified

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