3 Legal Officer Job Positions – Makerere University (MUK)

Job Title:         Legal
Officer (3 Job Positions)
Organization: Makerere
University (MUK)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Legal Officer
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About US:
Makerere University
is the oldest and premier University in Uganda which strives to becoming the
leading institution for academic excellence and innovations in Africa.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Assist
the Senior Legal Officer in executing the following functions:
  • Representing the University and its organs in Courts of law and
    other judicial and administrative Tribunals.
  • Handling arbitration, mediation and negotiations on behalf of the
  • Tasked with interpreting laws and policies governing the University.
  • Drafting and reviewing Court documents, contracts and other
  • Assisting in monitoring enactment of laws and regulations and assess
    their impact on the operations of the University.
  • Carrying out legal research.
  • Providing legal advice to the University and its Organs.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Bachelor’s law degree (LL.B) (with
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • A Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) or other relevant post graduate
    qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Possession of a valid practicing certificate.
  • A minimum of three years of post enrollment and litigation
    experience obtained from a busy law firm or recognized organization.
  • Excellent knowledge of Litigation ,judicial processes and legal
  • Counseling, analytical and research skills
  • Good negotiation, arbitration and mediation skills
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Analytical thinking and judgment skills
  • Result oriented and ability to manage a heavy work load while paying
    attention to details
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High level of honesty and integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Age: Below 50
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10th August 2018
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