NFA Jobs – Legal Clerk at National Forestry Authority

Job Title:   Legal Clerk
Organisation: National
Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Legal
Officer
About NFA:
The National Forestry Authority
(NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry and Tree
Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development
and management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical
support to stakeholders in the forest sub-sector.
Job Summary: The NFA
Legal Clerk will provide clerical work to the legal department.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for effecting service of court process within the law and other necessary
    documents as may be requested.
  • Expeditiously
    follow up of documents issued by courts of law.
  • Preparing
    and deponent of documents falling within this domain such as affidavits of
    service and others.
  • Getting
    documents commissioned and witnessed.
  • Ensure
    proper articulation of the law on service of process.
  • Fixing
    of cases for hearing.
  • Payment
    of stamp duty and other statutory fees or charges.
  • Perform
    any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the aforementioned NFA career placement should a
    diploma in law.
  • At
    least three (3) years of experience working in a commercially business
    oriented environment or with a busy law firm.
  • The
    applicant must be computer literate.
  • Possess
    a valid process server’s certificate.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their application letters, copies
of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae
giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience,
present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and
telephone contacts to the address below;
Executive Director,
Plot10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6 or 0414 –
230365/9
Deadline: 9th January 2015

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