Legal and Corporate Development Intern at Brickstone Africa

An infrastructure accelerator, Brickstone Africa, has excellent capabilities in the appraisal, advisory, and project development of major industrial, as well as infrastructure, projects in Africa. During the whole process of building capital-intensive projects, Brickstone’s early-stage project development capabilities are applicable, but with the aim of maintaining profitability and preserving its long-term asset value for sponsors.

When Femi Awofala founded Brickstone Africa in 2009, it was intended to serve as a real estate advisory company. However, with the help of a team of experts with extensive commercial and financial management knowledge, the company has since transformed into an early-stage infrastructure accelerator. This experience includes locating, developing, concluding, and delivering equity, project/corporate finance, and other contractual structures for significant infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal and Corporate Development Intern

Location: Lagos
Probation Period: 1 month

Job Description

  • If you are Law Graduate currently (Pre-NYSC, NYSC or Post NYSC)  looking for a career in a high-energy, that  challenges you to shape your own career path outside the courtrooms, then we want to hear from you!

Main Aspects of the Job
Legal and Corporate Development:
You would work in a team where you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, both in the context of transaction origination and deal execution. Your activities include:

  • Market scanning to identify potential changes in the competitive landscape or overall market trends
  • Review transaction documentation (memorandums, financials, legal documentation)
  • Summarize and communicate your findings and conclusions to the project team
  • Reviewing contracts, policies, and procedures.
  • Legal research and writing.
  • Organizing and filing contracts.

Project Presentations:
You would work in a team where your role will include:

  • Developing project research documentation for Powerpoint Slides. Every presentation you work on is different both in content and form.
  • You will be exposed to Projects in every Brickstone Practice Areas
  • You would be required to create interesting information researched content, flow charts and optimizing visuals/frameworks to convey the message, to complex data analysis charts and communication ideation to our clients.

Corporate Communications:
You would work in a team where your role will include:

  • Help team in creating content for press releases, newsletters and other marketing initiatives in line with the tonality of the communication practices followed by our company.
  • Come up with ideas for all communication across channels
  • Responsibly leverage social media platforms with appropriate tagging and help scale social media presence
  • A good understanding and interest about social media channels and best practice


  • There would be a probation period of One (1) month, upon conclusion of the probation.

Technical Skills:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  • 0 – 2 years of relevant legal experience post Law School (NYSC Corpers are strongly encouraged to apply).
  • Familiarity with Project Management and investment regulation and project finance transactions.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly, Working with minimal supervision, Strong team skills
  • Well-presented with good interpersonal skills.

Payroll Consideration

  • Interns would be given a Stipend of NGN75,000 per month for an initial period of Two (2) or Three (3) months.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



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