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Assistant Legal Officer , Directorate of Legal Affairs

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

1. Manage day-to-day operations of the Directorate by carrying out administrative functions and providing clerical support to the legal team.
Required Qualifications
1. An Honors Bachelor of Laws Degree from a recognized Institution;
2. A Diploma in Legal Practice;
3. An Advocate of the High Court of Uganda with a valid Practicing Certificate;

Responsibilities

1. Assist in the conduct of legal-related research;
2. Participate in compiling relevant recorded cases in courts of law;
3. Assist in filing Court documents;
4. Represent the Directorate in Evaluation Committee meetings and Bid openings;
5. Draft Memoranda, Articles of Association and floating Companies;
6. Assist in following up with Court matters, fix cases for hearing and keep the Legal Officers updated of their schedules;
7. Assist in identifying Law reports, Legislation, Books and other reading materials for the Legal Unit Library;
8. Keep records of all Council Policies, Statutes, Rules and Regulations;
9. Assist in interviewing and collecting information necessary to draft pleadings;
10. Liaise with External Lawyers, University Secretary and Legal Office on legal matters;
11. Update Legal Officers on cases in Court;
12. Liaise with external lawyers and University Legal Officers on pending cases and Court matters;
13. Provide clerical service to the Staff Tribunal

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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