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 converafrica@gmail.com 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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