Earn 1.5m Monthly as Assistant Editor, Law Reports at Law Development Centre (LDC)

Organisation: Law
Development Centre (LDC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Editor, Law
Salary Scale: LS6
(1,500,000 – 2,599,999)
About LDC:
The LDC has a mandate to
provide legal education to lawyers and non lawyers, undertake research in
topical legal issues, contribute to legal reform, produce legal publications,
teaching materials, law reports and also provide community legal services. Some
of It’s key functions include;
  • To
    provide legal training to lawyers and non lawyers
  • To
    research into topical legal issues and recommend proposals for law reform
  • To
    provide law reports and legal publications
  • To
    provide community legal services 
Job Summary:  The Assistant Editor, Law Reports will
primarily gather court decisions from courts of record, select, edit, compile,
style, proof-read and produce manuscripts for law reports (ULR and HCBs) ready
for printing.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Collect
    decisions from all courts of record in Uganda.
  • Organize
    court decisions for summarizing and editing.
  • Edit
    summaries for printing and publishing of ULR and HCBs.
  • The
    incumbent will style manuscripts of ULR and HCBs.
  • Responsible
    for conducting manuscript review and production.
  • Prepare
    indices of the published titles.
  • In
    charge of revising old publications.
  • Prepare
    and maintain files of ULR and HCBs.
  • Perform
    any other work assigned by the Editor or Head of Department.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from a recognized
    university. Possession of a Master’s degree in law from a recognized
    university is an added advantage. Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
    from Law Development Centre.
  • At
    least three years’ experience in law reporting or law reform/revision
  • Computer
    literacy skills.
  • The
    applicants must be enrolled advocates
  • The
    applicant must also be a person of high integrity.
Age: Below 35 years
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications in writing (typed) accompanied by a copy of the CV and
academic qualifications and names and contacts of three (3) referees, two
professional and one character referee. Please send to: The Secretary, Law
Development Centre, P.O. Box 7117, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 27th February 2015

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