Senior Legal Officer, Law Revision Employment Vacancy – Uganda Law Reform Commission




Organization: Uganda Law
Reform Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Legal Officer
About US:
The Uganda Law
Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of
the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and keep under constant
review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with a view to
making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development,
modernisation and reform.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will be carrying out revision and
simplification of laws;
·        
Ensuring efficient and effective revision,
integration, unification and consolidation of laws;
·        
In charge of planning and preparing programs for
integration, unification, simplification of laws, translation of laws and
consolidation of laws.
·        
Responsible for identifying laws that require
revision, simplification and translation;
·        
Coordinating translation of laws;
·        
Studying court judgments and ascertaining their
effect on legislation;
·        
Mentoring, supervising and appraising subordinate
staff;
·        
Performing any other activities that may be assigned
by the Principal Legal Officer.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants should be Ugandans who hold an Honour’s
Degree in law from a recognized university and a post graduate diploma in legal
practice;
·        
At least three years of relevant working experience
at the level of legal officer in government or equivalent experience from a
reputable organisation;
·        
Computer literacy skills.
·        
Additional training in legislative drafting is
desirable.
·        
Working knowledge of project planning and management
is an added advantage.
·        
Possession of relevant post-graduate training will
be an added advantage.
·        
Age: Above 25 years
How to Apply: 
All qualified Ugandans
should send their applications with fully certified photocopies of their
testimonials and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV), recent passport size
photographs filled in triplicate to:
The Commission
Secretary,
Uganda Law
Reform Commission,
8th floor,
Workers’ House,
P.O. Box 12149,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 6th November 2015 by 5.00pm
NB: Serving Government officers are encouraged to route
applications through their Supervisors and Heads of Department.

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