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Corporate Commercial Lawyer needed at SENCE Nigeria – Apply Now

Job title : Corporate Commercial Lawyer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : June 25, 2023

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Job Description

  • Our Client, a renowned Law Firm, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Corporate Commercial Lawyer to join their law firm.
  • As a Corporate Commercial Lawyer, you will be responsible for providing expert legal advice and guidance to corporate clients on a wide range of commercial matters.
  • You will collaborate with clients and colleagues to analyze complex legal issues, draft legal documents, and negotiate business transactions.
  • The ideal candidate for this role is a motivated and detail-oriented professional with a strong background in corporate law and a passion for delivering high-quality legal services.


Legal Advisory:

  • Provide expert legal advice and guidance to clients on commercial law matters, including contracts, transactions, compliance, and regulatory issues.
  • Assess and manage legal risks associated with business transactions and propose strategies for risk mitigation.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and corporate policies.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to ensure clients are informed of relevant laws, regulations, and industry practices.

Contract Management:

  • Ensure contracts are properly structured, contain appropriate provisions, and protect the organization’s interests.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts, such as purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, licensing agreements, and distribution agreements on behalf of clients.
  • Ensure that contracts align with clients’ objectives, comply with legal requirements, and protect their interests.
  • Advise clients on contract interpretation, potential risks, and recommended modifications.

Corporate Transactions:

  • Assist clients in structuring and negotiating mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions.
  • Conduct due diligence investigations and prepare related reports to identify legal risks and issues.
  • Draft and review transactional documents, including letters of intent, shareholder agreements, transaction agreements etc.
  • Preparation and filing of regulatory documents and applications related to corporate transactions.

Compliance and Corporate Governance:

  • Advise clients on corporate governance matters, including board meetings, shareholder rights, and corporate structure.
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of corporate documents, such as articles of incorporation, bylaws, annual reports etc.
  • Ensure clients’ compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and corporate governance standards.
  • Stay informed about changes in corporate laws and regulations and provide guidance on their impact on the organization.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, serving as their trusted legal advisor.
  • Collaborate effectively with internal teams, such as partners, associates, and support staff, to deliver exceptional client service.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to provide value-added legal services to clients and contribute to their business growth.

Legal Risk Management:

  • Identify legal risks and potential liabilities faced by the organization and develop strategies to mitigate and manage such risks.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support decision-making and risk assessment processes.


  • Below are knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position:
  • LLB degree from a recognised University.
  • Minimum 7 years post call experience as a corporate commercial lawyer
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate law, contract law, and commercial transactions.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to provide practical and strategic legal advice.
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Sound business judgment and ability to balance legal risks with business objectives.
  • Familiarity with corporate governance principles and compliance frameworks.
  • Experience in mergers, acquisitions, and corporate transactions is highly desirable.

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