Makerere University Directorate of Legal Affairs - Assistant Legal Officer Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Directorate of Legal Affairs - Assistant Legal Officer Jobs in Uganda


Job Purpose

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the Directorate by carrying out administrative functions and providing clerical support to the legal team.

    Key, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the conduct of legal-related research;

  • Participate in compiling relevant recorded cases in courts of law;

  • Assist in filing Court documents;

  • Represent the Directorate in Evaluation Committee meetings and Bid openings;

  • Draft Memoranda, Articles of Association and floating Companies;

  • Assist in following up with Court matters, fix cases for hearing and keep the Legal Officers updated of their schedules;

  • Assist in identifying Law reports, Legislation, Books and other reading materials for the Legal Unit Library;

  • Keep records of all Council Policies, Statutes, Rules and Regulations;

  • Assist in interviewing and collecting information necessary to draft pleadings;

  • Liaise with External Lawyers, University Secretary and Legal Office on legal matters;

  • Update Legal Officers on cases in Court;

  • Liaise with external lawyers and University Legal Officers on pending cases and Court matters;

  • Provide clerical service to the Staff Tribunal

    Required Qualifications

  • An Honors Bachelor of Laws Degree from a recognized Institution;

  • A Diploma in Legal Practice;

  • An Advocate of the High Court of Uganda with a valid Practicing Certificate;

    Tenure of Appointment Four (4) year contract

    Age Limit Applicants should not exceed 40 years of age on the date indicated as the deadline for submission of applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University Directorate of Legal Affairs - Assistant Legal Officer Jobs in Uganda



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