Current Vacancies at Alliance Law Firm in Lagos

Alliance Law Firm – As one of Lagos’ top law firms, we continue to provide exceptional cutting-edge legal services to leading businesses in Nigeria and around the world. Our focus is on fostering long-term relationships with clients. Our Managing Partner and two of our partners have recently been profiled as leaders in their respective fields in the IFLR 1000 2018 edition. We are continually recommended in the IFLR 1000 in the Financial and Corporate & Energy and Infrastructure categories.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Managing Associate
Job Description

  • We are looking to find a Managing Associate lawyer to join our Corporate Commercial Practice Group in our Lagos office. The role is seeking a lawyer with 7 to 10 years of energy industry related M&A corporate and commercial law experience. The successful candidate will have 7 to 10 years of experience gained at a respected law firm or within an in-house environment in Nigeria.
  • Once you have joined our firm’s Corporate and Commercial group, you can expect to work on top files and receive the career experience associated with working at a top law firm. Located in the heart of Ikoyi, this firm offers opportunities for career progression in a highly respectful atmosphere. Further, we offer competitive compensation.
  • All applications are treated with utmost confidentiality and discretion
  • This position will remain open until filled.


  • Legally entitled to practice law in Nigeria with 7 to 10 years of post-call experience.
  • Minimum of a Merit at LLM level from a recognized university in Nigeria/UK/US/Canada.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Commercial Litigation Associate
 Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Job Summary

  • Managing and providing legal support to the firm in relation to all matters with a diverse range of transactions in energy & natural resources, capital markets, banking and related matters.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Have oversight responsibility in handling of related litigation matters  for the firm
  • Ensure that client relationships are effectively managed
  • Oversee compliance in respect of statutory filings of clients matters
  • General corporate and commercial law practice
  • Preparation and vetting of court processes
  • Management of court cases

Person Specifications:

  • Minimum of Second Class Upper Division from a recognised university and Nigeria Law School
  • Articulate and creative
  • Self motivated
  • Must be keen to innovate and be successful at formulating and implementing strategies and plans.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills
  • Sound, effective and enthusiastic communicator.
  • Previous experience in role would be an advantage.
  • Versatile & Hardworking.
  • Strong desire for research
  • Ability to see through objections and provide plausible counter arguments
  • Team player and leader
  • Ability to take ownership of the role and work with minimum supervision.
  • Minimum of 4 years post call experience from a reputable law firm in Lagos
  • Specialized training in ADR related courses would be an advantage.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing legal agreements and other documentation for the firm
  • Conducting legal due diligence on counter-party to transactions involving the firm
  • Researching legal issues relating to transactions
  • Providing legal opinions on issues that may arise in connection with the transactions
  • Providing general legal advice on transactions.

Key Competencies:

  • Professionalism
  • Interpersonal communication abilities
  • Problem solving & quick decision making ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Multi tasking and long hours of work
  • Service oriented.
  • Ability to keep confidentiality in respect of all matters handled.


How to Appyly
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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