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Legal Assistant

Kyangwali, Uganda

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Senior Protection Assistant

Kyangwali, Uganda

CIC Insurance Group

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African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims

Legal Assistant – Kampala

Kampala, Uganda

African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims

Legal Assistant

Kaabong, Uganda

Center for Health, Human Rights and Development - (CEHURD)

Legal Clerk

Kampala, Uganda

Mota Engil

Legal Assistant

Kampala, Uganda

East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Project

Legal - Intern

Kampala, Uganda

Standard Chartered Bank

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Senior Manager, Governance, Monitoring & Regulatory Affairs

Kampala, Uganda

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eLipa

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Compliance Officer

Kampala, Uganda

Legal Assistant

Closing: Feb 28, 2024

3 days remaining

Published: Feb 23, 2024 (2 days ago)

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Requirements

• A minimum of a Diploma in Law and a Certificate in Uganda Paralegal Advisory Services (PAS) training.

• At least 2 years working experience in a similar field will be an added advantage.

• Previous exposure and experience in representing clients before any Quasi-Judicial and other governing bodies.

• Previous experience in engaging with key partners on legal-related issues.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Experience of riding a motorcycle and a valid riding permit is a MUST.


Responsibilities

Requirements

• A minimum of a Diploma in Law and a Certificate in Uganda Paralegal Advisory Services (PAS) training.

• At least 2 years working experience in a similar field will be an added advantage.

• Previous exposure and experience in representing clients before any Quasi-Judicial and other governing bodies.

• Previous experience in engaging with key partners on legal-related issues.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Experience of riding a motorcycle and a valid riding permit is a MUST.


Program Implementation and planning:

• Receive & register clients.

• Undertake initial interviews & summarize essential facts for sharing with the supervisor.

• Locate relevant witnesses for cases and provide support in interviewing clients and witnesses and prepare relevant reports.

• Accompany clients to record statements at police.

• Provide support in basic Legal & Psychosocial counseling for clients.

• Keep clients updated by communicating case progress.

• Actively participate in community legal education and raising awareness.

• Conduct prison visits & document findings of visits for action.

• Work with the police & settlement authorities in developing legal information & education topics.

• Mobilise & facilitating legal trainings.

• Work with local refugee leaders to mobilize communities for awareness sessions.

• Work with local refugee leaders to display legal information materials in the community.

• Work closely and monitor the Paralegal community based workers in identification and follow up of cases at the community level.

• Establish contacts and empower community based structures through regular meetings so as to effect community based protection approach.

Information Management Support and Reporting:

• Keep cases organized by organizing and establishing files; documenting actions, monitoring calendars; inputting information into case management software and file database

• Ensure prompt filing & compilation of files due in court

• Plan and prepare for court cases.

• Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and submit them to the supervisor.

• Contribute to project planning, development of proposals and lessons learned processes.

• Prepare and submit weekly action plan to the supervisor.


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