Job advert: Corporate & Commercial Attorney

Job advert: Corporate & Commercial Attorney
Job advert: Corporate & Commercial Attorney

Position: Corporate & Commercial Attorney

Permanent place of work: Douala, Littoral - Cameroon

Application Timeframe: 15/3/2022 to 15/04/2022

Compensation Structure: Fixed Salary

Commission on cases successfully closed.

Expected Start Date: 01/06/2022

1. Summary

Conver Africa is currently recruiting a Corporate & Commercial Lowyer for a Douala-based
law firm. This newly-established law firm is focused on building a solid reputation in the
corporate and commercial law practice and provides a wide variety of legal and tax advisory
services to local and international clients. The firm is also developing a litigation and dispute
resolution practice.

2. Duties and Responsibilities:

The principal duties of the Corporate & Commercial Lawyer are summarized as follows, Work with Managing Partner to design the Firm's strategy and lead its implementation Provide top-notch legal and tax advice to the firm's clients as need may arise on their various questions of law and business. In this light the Corporate & Commercial Lawyer will work as Associate Manager and manage the team of junior Associates and interns and also work on the orientation, training and discipline of employees

Litigation & Dispute Settlement

  • Drafting written submissions in diverse litigation, arbitration and other alternative dispute settlement mechanisms subject matters that may involve  the Firm's clients in Cameroon
  • Represent clients effectively in court and Arbitration Tribunals.
  • Gather evidence and testimony from a range of witnesses for use in hearings,
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with clients
3. Requirements

Applicants must
  • Be a member of the Cameroon Bar and possess at least three B) years' experience working in a law firm or as a free-lance legal services provider following their call to bar.
  • Have a Master's degree in Business Law, Finance Law, Applied Taxation or any specialized field from a Cameroonian University
  • Sound knowledge of practical aspects of Business law and practices in Cameroon with a good understanding of the taxation and custom regimes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills including strong presentation skills
  • The firm shall only select applicants who can communicate (read, write and speak) in
  • English and French and have experience pleading cases in French.
  • Experience in Litigation, Arbitration, mediation and negotiation with a confident and
  • measured approach to winning cases.
  • Effective use of computer systems for the generation of professional reports, establishing legal Memos, articles, scheduling meetings and designing Power Point
  • presentations
  • High level of integrity and professional accountability.
  • Strong relationship-building skills and ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills and capacity to be detail-oriented
4. Application Process

If you are interested and meet the selection criteria, please send your resume and cover
letter to on or before the 15th of April 2022.

Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted by email on or before the 1" of May 2022.

NB: Ne donnez pas d'argent pour obtenir un emploi

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