Legal Officer Careers – Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co. (Bank)

Job Title:     Legal Officer

Organisation: Sejjaaka,
Kaawaase & Co. (Bank)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of Legal
About US:
Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co. is a consultancy firm that provides
services to a wide range of clientele from the small, medium to the large scale
multinationals. some of these include: Government Ministries; Local
Governments; Insurance sector; Clearing and forwarding; Construction;
Educational Institutions; Agriculture sector. They would like to recruit for a
valuable client,  a Ugandan bank.
Job Summary: The Legal
Officer will assist the bank in drafting and reviewing legal documents, legal
compliance, advice and representation in Courts of law
Key Duties and
Responsible for bank collateral administration;
Contracts administration (internal and
Guiding bank staff on banking law and
regulations and ensuring compliance there to;
Research and monitoring amendments to existing
laws and regulations;
Responsible for preparing weekly, monthly and
quarterly reports and briefings;
The incumbent will represent the bank in courts
of law in liaison with bank’s external lawyers
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
of Legal
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelors
of Laws degree (LLB) from an accredited University
Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in legal
practice from the Law Development  Centre (Uganda)
Enrolled advocate of the High court
A minimum of three years of post LDC experience
in legal practice or its equivalent in a busy financial institution.
Knowledge of Bank of Uganda regulations and
other key laws applicable to banking is desirable.
Broad knowledge and understanding of the
Land/Company registry procedures with a demonstrable ability to register bank
Excellent coordination, interpersonal and
communication skills with computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
The applicant must send their application including the following
(Incomplete applications will not be considered)
An application letter that details your
capabilities and suitability for the position.
A detailed Full CV with names, addresses and
phone numbers of your personal, academic and professional referees.
Attach verifiable academic certificates and
licences as applicable.
Send to:
The Advisory Services Director,
Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co.,
Certified Public Accountant,
Plot 31 Bukoto Street, Kololo,
P.O. Box 7657 Kampala Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline:  Monday 31st October, 2016.
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