Fresher Legal Assistant Jobs – Large Public Institution

Job Title:      Legal Assistant
Organization: Large Public
Institution
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Legal
Specialist
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Providing legal advice as and when required on
various matters arising out of the day to day operations of the entity;
·        
In charge of drafting contracts and other legal
instruments to which the Authority is party to;
·        
Participating in resolving contractual
disputes/litigation in Courts of Law as well as ADR/ Out of Court settlements;
·        
The incumbent will be supporting in the development
and implementation of the litigation strategy;
·        
Preparing legal briefs/opinions as and when
required;
·        
Compiling and keeping proper custody of registers of
all legal documents including Agreements, Bonds, Guarantees, signed contracts,
insurances etc.;
·        
Responsible for investigating and following up of
criminal trespass cases.
·        
Visiting sites with related officers and verifying
facts as presented.
·        
The Legal Assistant will be preparing and submitting
periodic reports.
·        
Performs any other duties as assigned by the Legal
Specialist.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold an Honor’s degree in
Bachelor of Laws and a Diploma in Legal practice
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience in the legal
practice.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of Land Property
Laws.
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Ability to meet critical deadlines.
·        
Highly proactive with knowledge of working with
communities.
·        
High degree of ethics and integrity
·        
High degree of confidentiality.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should 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 three reference  letters (one of which should be professional),
plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below;
Voucher No. 645
P.O. Box 9815,
Kampala
OR hand deliver
to The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Limited,
Plot 19/21 1st
Street Industrial Area OR
Plot 101 Jinja
Road JR Complex.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 26th October, 2015
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