Personal Assistant / Writer to the Principal Partner at a Leading and Highly Reputable Law Firm

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Personal Assistant / Writer to the Principal Partner

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are seeking an efficient, vibrant and highly-motivated Personal Assistant / Writer to provide support to the Principal Partner at a leading and highly reputable law firm in Nigeria.

Job Description
The Personal Assistant/Writer will carry out duties such as:

  • Research on contemporary issues on diverse subjects.
  • Scheduling, coordinating, managing and maintaining the Principal Partner’s diary and calendar appointments; daily agenda and to-do list; personal and work-related itinerary, meetings, travels, correspondence and liaise with the Principal Partner accordingly.
  • Attending to and monitoring urgent enquiries and issues, ensuring that they are brought to the Principal Partner’s direct attention and where necessary, referring matters to the appropriate person for action.
  • Taking dictation on various matters and drafting memos, letters and other correspondence as instructed by the Principal Partner.
  • Occasionally assisting the Principal Partner on simple legal matters.
  • Liaising with relevant individuals within the firm as well as external organizations, etc. on behalf of the Principal Partner.
  • Organizing meetings and ensuring that the Principal Partner is well-prepared for meetings.
  • Undertaking any other duties as may be requested by the Principal Partner.


  • Good University Degree in Law, English, Social Sciences or other related disciplines with a minimum of a Second Class (Upper Division)
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English will be an added advantage
  • 5-10 years experience in a similar capacity working with senior management and/or C-level executives in a legal environment.
  • Age range, must be 25 years and above
  • Preferably male
  • Preferably Yoruba
  • Global / International exposure in dealing with various cultures/personal styles will be a plus.
  • Excellent computer and internet skills – Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook email & calendar system is essential.

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent in speech drafting and public speaking
  • Well-developed organizational and planning skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong research, intellectual and analytical skill
  • Sound command of English, both written and spoken, with the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Professional discretion.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, versatility, initiative, proactivity, diplomacy, dynamism and enthusiasm
  • Ability to carry out administrative tasks efficiently within a set timeline, demonstrating a high level of competence, sound grammatical skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to make presentations, prepare reports and give feedbacks timeously.
  • Must be a self-starter, confident and possess the ability to achieve results with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible to travel at short notice and have a mature approach to work.
  • Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.

Application Deadline
20th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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