Legal Associate (NYSC) Job in Nigeria

 Sophie Michaels Consulting - Our client is a leading legal firm dedicated to providing comprehensive legal services across various sectors in Nigeria. With a commitment to excellence and integrity, our client offers a dynamic work environment where talented individuals can thrive and make a meaningful impact.

As part of expansion plans, our client is recruiting motivated and passionate candidates to join their team in the capacity below:

Job Title: Legal Associate (NYSC)

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: NYSC

Job Description

  • As an NYSC Lawyer. you will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in various aspects of legal practice under the supervision of experienced senior lawyers.
  • This position offers a unique opportunity for recent law graduates participating in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program to kickstart their legal careers in different practice areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist senior lawyers in conducting legal research and drafting legal documents, including briefs, contracts, and opinions.
  • Support the preparation of legal documents for court proceedings, arbitration, and other dispute resolution mechanisms.
  • Attend client meetings, hearings, and legal proceedings to gain practical insights into legal practice.
  • Collaborate with team members to analyze legal issues and provide strategic advice to clients.
  • Stay updated on relevant laws, regulations, and legal developments affecting our clients' industries.
  • Assist in managing client relationships and maintaining communication to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Participate in training sessions and professional development activities to enhance legal knowledge and skills.
  • Filling cases and applying for CTC's and collection


  • Bachelor's Degree in Law (LL.B) from a recognized institution.
  • Currently undergoing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program in Nigeria.
  • Strong academic record and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and collaborate with colleagues.
  • Demonstrated passion for the legal profession and a commitment to ethical standards.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and legal research tools is desirable.
  • Prior internship or work experience in a legal environment is an advantage.


  • Salary: N45,000 - N50,000 Monthly.
  • Opportunity to gain hands-on experience in various practice areas.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced lawyers.
  • Competitive stipend and allowances in line with NYSC regulations.
  • Exposure to diverse clients and legal matters.
  • Potential for career advancement and long-term employment opportunities.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using "NYSC Lawyer Application" as the subject of the mail.


  • If you are a dedicated and ambitious law graduate looking to jumpstart your legal career with valuable hands-on experience, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.
  • Our client is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds.