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Lawyer Salaries in Nigeria

The average net salary for Lawyer in Nigeria is ₦91K. Salary estimated from 62 employees

  • Average Salary ₦91K per month
  • Base Salary
    ₦91K
  • Cash Bonus (3 employees)
    ₦36K
  • Profit Sharing (1 employee)
    ₦7K
  • Sales Commission (2 employees)
    ₦8K
  • Accommodation (1 employee)
    ₦17K
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    • Entry Level Salary for Lawyer in Nigeria

    • (0 - 2 years experience)
    • 33 employees
    ₦64K
    • Mid Level Salary for Lawyer in Nigeria

    • (3 - 9 years experience)
    • 25 employees
    ₦86K
    • Senior Level Salary for Lawyer in Nigeria

    • (experience - 10 years & above)
    • 4 employees
    ₦339K
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Who is a Lawyer?

A lawyer is a professional who is qualified to offer advice about the law or represent someone in legal matters.

Duties of a Lawyer

  • Conduct research and analysis of legal problems.
  • Present facts in writing and verbally to their clients or others, and argue on behalf of their clients
  • Advise and represent clients in courts, before government agencies, and in private legal matters.
  • Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Prepare and file legal documents, such as lawsuits, appeals, wills, contracts, and deeds

Qualification

Lawyers must have a law degree and must also typically pass a state's written bar examination.

Skills

  • Stress Management
  • People Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Judgmental skill
  • Research Skill
  • Detail Oriented
  • Creativity

Common Lawyer Interview Questions

  • Describe an ethical situation that you had to deal with
  • Tell me about a situation where you failed. Why you failed and what you learnt from it?
  • What would you do if you were assigned a case that you were morally opposed to?
  • Give an example of your ability to negotiate and persuade. How did you go about this, and how successful were you?
  • How would you feel about defending an individual who admits his guilt to you and wishes to plead “not guilty"?
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