Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Legal Officer Jobs

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Legal Officer Jobs

Reports to : Senior Legal Officer

Department : Legal

Duty Station : Head Office

Job Purpose:

To provide legal services to the company in accordance with the governing laws, company rules and regulations.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Represent the company in Civil and Criminal Courts of Law.

  • Coordinate the Police investigators and advise on all aspects of investigations;

  • Handle legal matters pertaining to and arising from the Service Territories;

  • Provide support in all legal matters affecting the Company’s Operations;

  • Liaise with and ensure the timely conclusion of all matters including those handled by external lawyers, and any other service providers to the Legal Department;

  • To prepare service agreements and ensure timely renewal where necessary;

  • Prepare legal documents, briefs and reports for management on the activities of the company and to advise UEDCL on laws applicable to its businesses;

  • To prepare Monthly and annual reports on sectional activities in accordance with UEDCL Policies and procedures;

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor of Laws Degree from a recognized university and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

  • Must be enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court with a valid Practicing Certificate.

  • Must possess a minimum of 3 (three) years of post-enrolment legal practice and experience in a Law Firm or reputable organization.

  • Must have
    knowledge and experience of both Civil and Criminal litigation, including investigation.

  • Ability to translate legal concepts into an easily understandable format and to communicate them clearly.

  • Must have a valid driving permit

    Application Information:

    Only Applications received online will be considered. To apply; upload your CV (Clearly indicating 3 referees with contacts), Cover letter and all copies of Academic and other support documents. Put the Job title on the subject Line.

    Address your application to:

    The Head Human Resource & Administration, UEDCL Tower, Plot 37 Nakasero Road, Kampala.


    Each document that is to be uploaded should not exceed file size of 1MB.

    Closing Date:

    All applications Must be submitted by, 5:00PM, Friday 16th September 2022. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for guidance on the next step.

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Legal Officer Jobs

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