Legal Advisor

Job Category: Real Estate
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos
Salary: 151000-200000

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group, based in Lagos, is a distinguished recruitment firm providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services across Africa. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce.

About Our Client:
Our client is a reputable law firm based in Lagos, Nigeria, specializing in providing legal advice and representation to individuals, businesses, and organizations across various industries. With a team of experienced lawyers and legal experts, the firm is committed to delivering high-quality legal services and achieving favorable outcomes for clients.

Role Summary:
As a Legal Advisor at our client’s firm, you will be responsible for providing legal advice, guidance, and representation to clients on a wide range of legal matters, including corporate law, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, and dispute resolution. You will play a key role in helping clients navigate legal issues, mitigate risks, and achieve their business objectives.


  • Provide legal advice and guidance to clients on a wide range of legal matters, including corporate governance, contracts, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, employment law, and dispute resolution.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate legal documents and contracts, including agreements, contracts, leases, licenses, and other legal instruments, and ensure that they comply with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on complex legal issues, statutes, regulations, and case law, and provide insights and recommendations to clients on potential legal risks and opportunities.
  • Represent clients in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and other legal proceedings, and advocate on their behalf in courtrooms, administrative hearings, and regulatory proceedings.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, and provide responsive and proactive legal advice and support to address their legal needs and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of changes in laws, regulations, and legal developments affecting clients’ industries, and provide timely updates and guidance to clients on legal issues and compliance requirements.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, external counsel, and other stakeholders to address legal issues, resolve disputes, and achieve clients’ business objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B.) from a recognized university; Master’s degree in Law (LL.M.) or professional qualification (e.g., BL) is a plus.
  • Qualified to practice law in Nigeria with a valid license to practice law (SAN or other relevant certifications preferred).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing lawyer, with a strong background in corporate law, commercial transactions, and litigation, preferably in a reputable law firm or corporate legal department.
  • Solid understanding of Nigerian laws, regulations, and legal procedures, with expertise in one or more areas of law such as corporate law, commercial law, intellectual property law, or employment law.
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and analytical skills, with the ability to analyze complex legal issues, statutes, and case law, and provide clear and concise advice and recommendations to clients.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients, colleagues, and other stakeholders, and effectively advocate on behalf of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.


  • Competitive salary package with opportunities for performance-based incentives.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the legal profession.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement benefits.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for learning and development.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable law firm and contribute to delivering high-quality legal services to clients.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to with the subject line “Legal Advisor Application”.

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