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Job Vacancy: Litigator / Intellectual Property Lawyer at BFA & Co Legal


Litigator / Intellectual Property Lawyer at BFA & Co Legal

BFA & Co Legal was established in 2018 and is headquartered in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. The firm has leveraged its multi-faceted legal expertise developing into a full-service law firm.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Litigator / Intellectual Property Lawyer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Overview

  • We are recruiting to fill the role of a Litigation/Intellectual Property Lawyer, who will be solely responsible for providing legal advice on business matters, such as Patents, Contracts, Agreements, Regulatory Advice, Taxation, and Intellectual Property Rights.
  • The ideal candidate will also be responsible for Researching Case Law, Litigating Commercial Disputes, Drafting Contracts, Developing Diverse Corporate Procedures, Managing Budgets, Ensuring Regulatory Compliance, Drafting Codes of Conduct, ETC.

Job Description

  • Negotiate and resolve Patent, Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secret and Litigation disputes.
  • Manage Trademark opposition matters.
  • Manage patent clearance and brand expansion activities, including by working closely with internal and external IP professionals to determine trademark and patent filing strategies.
  • Provide legal advice to company departments, subsidiaries, and affiliates.
  • Communicate with and direct outside contacts, including external counsel and consultants, on Intellectual Property matters.
  • Coordinate and communicate efficiently and effectively with the attorneys, legal analysts, litigation assistants and other support staff professionals to ensure all deadlines are met in a timely manner.
  • Support attorneys and other case team members in IP cases from the pre-suit
  • investigation through trial phases.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and guidance to the various Legal Resources
  • attorneys regarding the handling of transactions, disputes and other legal matters involving intellectual property and including assistance with product claims.
  • Assists with or assumes responsibility for other legal projects as assigned.


  • Minimum of a BL / LLB Qualification
  • 4 years Post Call experience.
  • Working knowledge of Intellectual Property laws with a focus on Patent, Trademark, and Copyright law.
  • Advanced level of computer literacy.
  • Experience with domains of IP practice (e.g., more than one of asset
  • development, risk mitigation, data and analytics, portfolio management, licensing, transactional due diligence, patent and non-patent IP assets/risks).
  • Ability to attract, manage and retain Clients.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: Rachael@bfaandcolegal.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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