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Law Careers – Associate, In-charge Litigation at Legal Firm

Organization: Legal Firm
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
Future Options Consulting Ltd is an HR
consultancy company which seeks to recruit on behalf of its valued Client, a
Legal Firm.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of interviewing potential clients.
·        
Conduct appropriate legal research.
·        
Prepare necessary pleadings for clients’ clients and
in defense of clients’ cases.
·        
Represent clients in Court or before any other
relevant tribunal.
·        
Work closely with bailiffs during execution stages
·        
Regularly review and advise on propriety of retained
client various agreements concerning their businesses.
·        
In charge of preparing appropriate responses to
clients’ correspondences.
·        
Maintain accurate, consistent and up to date
litigation chart for all files handled by the firm.
·        
Secure proper custody of all litigation files.
·        
Ensure sufficient client care before, during and
after executing instructions.
·        
In charge of marketing of the firm to source for
potential clients.
·        
Provide routine accountability for all funds
advanced on account of litigation.
·        
Prepare end of month reports for clients on pending
litigation.
·        
Perform any other duties may be assigned from time
to time.
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):
·        
An accurate and consistent record of litigation files
handled by the firm.
·        
Up to date litigation chart
·        
Achievement of turnaround time (TAT) for closing
files.
·        
100% accountability for all funds advanced.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably be a qualified
advocate who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University.
Possession of a Post graduate Diploma in Legal practice
·        
A minimum of three years in litigation in a
reputable Financial Institution/Law Firm
·        
Computer literacy skills and working knowledge in MS
Word and Excel systems
·        
Excellent command of both spoken and written English
language
·        
Highest level of integrity & Positive attitude
on job.
·        
Ability to work with no or minimal supervision
·        
Keen attention to detail
·        
Result oriented against all odds
·        
Excellent people management & organizational
skills
·        
Ability to solve problems and multi task
·        
Customer satisfaction & communication upholding
virtues of professionalism & humility.
·        
Ability to multi task
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
male candidates should send their detailed applications CVs, including a daytime telephone contact, three
referees, quoting the position to: jobs@futureoptionsug.com.
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:
27th July, 2015

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