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Legal Officer

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

The Uganda Law Reform Commission is an autonomous body of Government established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and operationalized by the Uganda Law Reform Commission Act, Cap. 25. The mandate of the Commission is to study and keep under constant review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with a view to making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development, modernisation and reform.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant positions at the Commission

Responsibilities

1. Carrying out revision of laws.
2. Carrying out legal research for projects of the Commission.
3. Studying court judgments and preparing reports.
4. Carrying out simplification and translation of laws.
5. Preparing reports on projects.
6. Preparing research proposals for consideration by the Commission.
7. Participating in analysis and review of policies and laws.
8. Carrying out any other duties that may be assigned to him/her.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. An Honours Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized university.
2. A postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from a recognized institution.
3. Computer literacy in MS Word, Spreadsheets, excel, power point presentation and
data analysis packages will be an added advantage.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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