[vacancy]: Legal Adviser needed at a Human Rights Non-governmental organization

January 22, 2024
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Job Description


Position: Legal Adviser (Two Positions in Lagos Office)
Job Type: Full-Time
Location:- Lagos
Experience:- 7 Years
Education:- BA/BSc/HND
Job Field:- Law / Legal

Are you a seasoned legal professional with a passion for human rights, transparency, and accountability? An esteemed human rights non-governmental organization, with offices in Lagos and Abuja, is actively seeking highly qualified lawyers to join its Litigation and Legal Advice Unit as Legal Advisers.

About Us:

At the forefront of promoting human rights and combating corruption, our organization is committed to making a difference in the legal landscape. With a dynamic team and a strong presence in Lagos and Abuja, we are dedicated to fostering positive change and upholding the values of justice, transparency, and accountability.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Legal Adviser, you will play a pivotal role in our Litigation and Legal Advice Unit. Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing legal counsel on human rights issues and anticorruption matters.
  • Demonstrating a strong commitment to human rights and maintaining transparency in legal processes.
  • Thinking legally, analytically, and strategically to address complex legal challenges.
  • Effectively communicating legal positions through excellent written and oral skills in English.
  •  Planning and prioritizing tasks efficiently, managing multiple demands with precision.
  • Advocating for complex issues both internally and externally with strong interpersonal skills.


  • Minimum of 7 years post-call litigation experience.
  • Knowledge of anticorruption and human rights fields.
  • Commitment to human rights, transparency, and accountability.
  •  Analytical thinking and strategic problem-solving abilities.
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  •  Capacity to defend and explain complex issues to staff and external stakeholders.
  •  Strong interpersonal skills for collaborative work within and outside the organization.

Salaries and Benefits:

We offer competitive remuneration packages tailored to your experience.

How to Apply;

If you are ready to contribute your legal expertise to a meaningful cause, send your CV to lagosngovacancy@gmail.com. Please use “Legal Adviser Application” as the subject of your email.

Join us in making a difference! Your legal prowess can shape a brighter future.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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