Junior Legal Associate

January 24, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and talented individual to join our legal team as a Junior Legal Associate. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent law school graduate or an individual with limited legal experience to gain valuable hands-on experience in a fast-paced and collaborative legal environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  •  Conduct legal research on various issues and provide comprehensive analyses of statutes, regulations, and case law.
  •  Prepare legal memoranda and summaries to assist senior attorneys in making informed decisions.
  •  Assist in drafting legal documents, including contracts, pleadings, motions, and correspondence.
  •  Review and edit documents for accuracy, consistency, and compliance with legal requirements.
  •  Support senior attorneys in managing case files, organizing documents, and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records.
  •  Coordinate with other team members to ensure smooth workflow and efficient case progression.
  •  Interact with clients to gather information, provide updates, and address inquiries under the supervision of senior attorneys.
  •  Maintain positive client relationships by delivering exceptional service and demonstrating professionalism.
  •  Assist in the preparation and filing of legal documents with various courts.
  •  Attend court proceedings and hearings as necessary, under the guidance of senior attorneys.
  •  Stay informed about changes in laws and regulations relevant to the firm’s practice areas.
  •  Assist in ensuring the firm’s compliance with legal standards and ethical obligations.
  •  Provide general administrative support to the legal team, including managing calendars, scheduling appointments, and handling routine correspondence.

Educational Qualifications

LL.B. degree from a recognized university

Required Skills and Experience

  • 0-3 years of proven legal experience in a reputable legal firm or company
  •  Excellent analytical skills
  •  Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines
  •  Detail oriented and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  •  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Proficient in English and Amharic (both oral and written)
  •  Proficient in computer skills

How To Apply

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