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Legal officers 80 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2009
Nigerian Law School
From 0 to 2008
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
No added languages

Experience

Counsel
Folorunso Gasper & Co
December 2009 - Present Day (7 years 6 months)

 Providing accurate, timely and effective legal advice to clients.

 Advising colleagues on all legal matters, suggesting courses of action.

 Attending hearings at court.

 Presenting evidence in court to support clients in legal proceedings.

 Shaping a client's expectations on what can be realistically achieved.

 Advising clients on their legal rights and obligations.

 Getting to know clients and developing and maintaining relationships with them.

 Looking for evidence that will back up a clients case.

 Researching precedents in law libraries and then using the finding to provide a defence for their clients and support their cases in court.

 Writing up legal documents like will, trusts and gifts.

 Involved in out of court settlements.

 Gathering and organizing evidence on behalf of clients.

 Preparing questions to ask witnesses.

 Interviewing witnesses, defendants and clients.

 Appearing before legislative and regulatory bodies or government agencies.

 Negotiating with other barristers, solicitors, legal executives and their clients.

 Interpreting and explaining the law clearly to both individual and business clients.

 Coordinating planning and building regulations applications.

 Advising businesses on the impact, interpretation and implementation