Uganda Communications Commission Senior Officer - Litigation Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Communications Commission Senior Officer - Litigation Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose:

Represent the Commission in Courts of Law, and any other Tribunals in all cases assigned in order to safeguard the Commission’s interests.

Job Purpose

Represent the Commission in Courts of Law, and any other Tribunals in all cases assigned in order to safeguard the Commission’s interests.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Represent the Commission in Courts of Law and any other Arbitral Tribunal and report on all cases handled to safeguard the organization’s interests.
  • Carry out Legal Research on all cases /matters as instructed to provide a basis of the discussion of the cases.
  • Draft pleadings and other documents /reports that arise out of Communication-related laws, court cases and other transactions to inform the basis for Commission’s decision.
  • Interview and brief witnesses on Court, Tribunal / Arbitration Proceedings and Practices to prepare them for court proceedings to enable sufficient presentation of evidence.
  • Provide Legal Opinions on the various subjects/areas of interests as requested by clients so as to facilitate rightful decision making

    Education and Professional Qualifications
  • Masters of Law (LLM) Degree from a recognized university.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized University
  • Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Enrolled as an advocate with the High Court of Uganda

    Desirable

  • Training in any ICT related area
    of law, Prosecution or general litigation or alternative dispute resolution mechanism.

    Working Experience
  • At least 4 years’ experience handling litigation/Prosecutions in a large organization or busy law firm
  • Experience providing legal advice to institutions
  • Familiarity with the court processes and protocols

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong court advocacy skills
  • High proficiency in the use of computer applications for report writing and
  • Research (Knowledge of MS Office required)
  • Knowledge of ICT law, Computer Misuse laws, procurement law, and criminal
  • Prosecutions
  • Excellent command of the English language - both spoken and written
  • A team player and good negotiator
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Good research skills

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Communications Commission Senior Officer - Litigation Jobs in Uganda

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