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DETAIL is seeking to employ commercial lawyers in the positions of:
  1. Associate; and
  2. Senior Associate.
Job Description:
To provide expert legal support and advice to clients; take instructions from clients; and advise on necessary courses of legal action.Clients can be individuals, groups, public sector organisation or multi-national companies.

While both roles are supervisory roles at their levels, the Senior Associates will be leading teams (usually a team is made up of not less than 3 people).This role will require working on multiple transactions concurrently.

The Senior Associate would also be required to mentor & coach young lawyers and take decisions at management level.

4 years minimum experience working as a lawyer in a commercial law firm or company's commercial area of law.

Must have knowledge of the following practice areas:
  1. Banking and Finance**
  2. Corporate Commercial**
  3. Infrastructure/Power/Oil & Gas
**(i) and (ii) listed are compulsory, while strong experience is needed in at least one of any of the 3 areas listed under (iii).

LL.B and B.L (LLM or MBA is an added advantage)

  1. Associate: at least 4 years post call
  2. Senior Associate: at least 6 years post call
  3. Expert legal skills in relevant areas of practice for both roles
  4. Excellent skills in the use of Microsoft outlook, MS Word, Excel, and Power Point
  5. Strong supervisory skills
Personal Qualities:
  • High standard of communication skills (oral and written)
  • Excellent client care and interpersonal skills
  • Confident and capable
  • Efficient and detailed
  • Self-Management
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Able to use initiative
  • Flexible and cooperative
  • Must have effectively led/supervised a team of at least 2 people
Send your professional profile, cover letter and CVs to

Application period closes September 14, 2018.

DETAIL is hiring commercial lawyers with 1-3 years post call experience in Corporate and Commercial law practice.

Candidates must have prior experience working as a lawyer in a commercial law firm or as in-house counsel working on commercial transactions. Must possess excellent comprehension skills, drafting and document management capabilities, team collaboration and leadership abilities.

•    Strong research, writing and oral communication skills
•    Ability to work closely and collaboratively with a team as well as independently.
•    Self-starter with the ability to provide proactive,creative,accurate and effective legal support,to work on multiple projects simultaneously
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Power Point

 Interested applicants should send their cover letter and CV to

DETAIL is recruiting lawyers for its NYSC Solicitor Programme. 

DETAIL’s NYSC Solicitor Programme is tailored to lawyers recently called to the Nigerian Bar who are undergoing their National Youth Service Corp service year. The Programme provides young lawyers with in-depth exposure and training in transactional (non-courtroom) practice as well as offers transaction opportunities, mentorship and insight into a unique approach to the practice of law from a strictly commercial perspective. 

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and CV to

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DETAIL’s Internship Programme is tailored to students pursuing an LLB degree. The Internship provides students exposure to transactional (non-courtroom) practice as well as offers mentorship, career advisory, transaction opportunities and insight into a unique approach to the practice of law from a strictly commercial perspective. The internship opportunities are offered between June – November each year. 
Interested applicants should send their cover letter and CV to 
"Applications for Internships are only accepted between January 1st to April 30th each year."
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DETAIL is structured to engender organic growth with the belief that the sum of parts is greater than the whole. We are looking for people who have the attitude and disposition of potential partners; a commitment to personal development; integrity and legal/business acumen.


At DETAIL, we offer an unrivalled mentoring program, helping you to discover your talents and providing you with the tools to harness them. Our motto is to ‘treat people as if they were what they ought to be and help them to become what they are capable of being’ – Wolfgang van Goethe.


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