Discovery Cycle Professionals (A Division of Discovery Cycle Limited) is a global network of experienced academics and consultants assembled to provide world-class knowledge-based services globally. DCP has diverse experience across different professional fields and offers a wide-range of multi-disciplinary professional services. DCP has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the years, DCP has developed a wide range of multi-disciplinary professional services covering both the private and public sectors of the economy through the “DCP Ecosystem”.We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Legal Intern

Number of Subordinates: Nil Reports to: Engagement Manager,Management Consulting Division

Main Function

  • Providing legal support to the company, perform general company secretariat functions and ensuring regulatory compliance by the company.

Role Responsibilities

  • Undertake the necessary filings at CAC for the company and its affiliates.
  • Draft and analyse commercial agreements, partnership documents and Memorandum of Agreements’ as will be required from time to time.
  • Reply all correspondence’s of the company from clients who require DCP’s services.
  • Assist in the profitable management of various legal projects.
  • Compile information from correspondence from clients, and if necessary from the family/legal team/Foreign Office and other bodies in order to make an informed summary of the individual‘s current case.
  • Carrying out company secretariat functions while understudying the company’s processes.
  • Enter and maintain accurate information about cases, projects and contacts in databases and archives.
  • Maintain a register of Directors, Shareholders and company documents as well as sensitive documents of affiliate organizations.
  • Advise the respective divisions on the legal framework for the implementation of projects of the company as they arise from time to time.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and professional laws as is applicable in the country.
  • Assist with the creation and execution of project work plans and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Liaise with external engaged lawyers on briefs which they hold for the company and monitor the progress of the respective matters.
  • Undertake general administrative responsibilities as may arise from time to time.
  • Conduct research on both legal and non-legal related topics.
  • Prepare proposals and follow up with the targeted MDA or company as the case may be.
  • Handling projects as will be communicated from time to time.
  • Planning, organizing and managing training programs.
  • Idea Generation
  • Developing independent ideas to ensure DCP’s vision is actualized.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of an LL.M
  • Must have obtained B.L and LL.B
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Capable legal researcher.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good communication and analytical skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • A willingness to be flexible according to the current demands of the organization.
  • Analytic, with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure.
  • Proactive.
  • Continual self-development.
  • Goal and quality oriented.

Behavioral Qualities:

  • Proactive identification and elimination of inefficiencies.
  • Continual self- development.
  • Goal and quality oriented.

Application Closing Date 8th August, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s/Resume to: careers@dcp.com.ng