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Onyeka
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Legal Adviser 150 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation

Education

From 0 to 2012
Nigeria Law School
From 0 to 2009
Oxford Institute of Legal Practice
From 0 to 2008
University of Aberdeen
From 0 to 2007
University of Bristol
From 0 to 2004
Stafford House College, Canterbury
Languages:
English

Experience

Legal Intern
Oditah & Co, Lagos
May 2012 - June 2012 (2 months)

Formatting, amending contracts, letters and other legal documents.

Managing and forwarding on requests from clients re legal assistance.

Providing secretarial and paralegal support to a team of solicitors

Responsible for the reviewing and analysing of large volumes of documentary evidence.

Writing replies to points of dispute with clients.

Filing and administrative responsibilities.

Taking efficient minutes in record time during meetings and arbitration dispute resolution.

Assisting with the completion of Confidentiality Agreements.

Paralegal (Real Estate and Employment Department)
Ola Leslie Solicitors, London
August 2010 - June 2011 (11 months)

Assisting with the drafting and amending of legal documents.

Providing timely and accurate processing of all work requests, including but not limited to conveyance and real estate projects.

Performing substantive legal work, conducting research and providing legal support.

Training interns in the act of amending legal documents as well as perform legal research for solicitors.

Proofreading of documents including contracts and agreements.

Responsible for the co-ordination and administration of contracts.

Legal Assistant (Immigration and Energy Department)
Abraham George Solicitors, London
September 2009 - March 2010 (6 months)

Prepared simple to moderately complex legal documents, briefs, contacts, agreements, arbitration and court papers.

Prepared legal documents and correspondence especially in relation to immigration and energy transactions

Coo-ordinating and arranging meetings and diary schedules of the Principal solicitor