I like to hereby for the above named position in your prestigious law firm.
I recently concluded the compulsory National Youth Service Corps scheme, Before this, I graduated from the Nigerian Law School, Enugu campus with a Second Class Upper Degree where I participated in various class presentations, moot activities as well as several meritorious research works. This sharpened my passion for law and honed my research, writing and advocacy skills. The various skills I acquired at the Nigerian Law School enabled me appear top among my peers at my current Place of Primary Assignment as I was the only Corp member who appears at Superior Courts alone, without assistance from Senior colleagues.
I also hold an LLB degree with a Second Class Degree from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) where I successfully underwent courses in Company Law, Contract, Taxation, International Law, Banking & Negotiable Instruments and Labour Law, thereby honing my skills in those areas. While at Obafemi Awolowo University, I was nominated by the President of the Law Students’ Society (OAU Chapter) on several occasions to carry out leadership roles on behalf of the society, where I successfully organized legal symposiums and seminars.
Apart from the foregoing skills I am also conversant with the foundational aspects of Intellectual Property, taxation and corporate finance as I have undergone and currently undergoing several courses on this aspect of law.
I am very keen to pursue a career with your firm, I am a strong team-player with the ability to learn, unlearn and relearn. I am confident that I will make an effective contribution to the team. Furthermore, I strongly believe working with your firm will afford me the opportunity to learn from your high calibre lawyers and experts in a highly intellectual work environment, in quick time.
Attached to this mail is a copy of my Curriculum Vitae. I will be happy to forward my transcripts to you if need be.
I look forward to your favourable response to my request