Fresher Assistant Legal Officer Job Opportunities – Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)

 

Job Title:    Assistant Legal Officer,
Directorate Of Legal Affairs

Organization:  Makerere
University, Kampala (MUK)

Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Makerere University,
Kampala is Uganda’s largest and oldest institution of higher
learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became
an independent national university in 1970. Today, Makerere University is
composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000
undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.

 

Job Summary:  The Assistant Legal Officer, Directorate Of
Legal Affairs will mainly manage day-to-day operations of the Directorate by
carrying out administrative functions and providing clerical support to the
legal team.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assist
in the conduct of legal-related research;

·       
Participate
in compiling relevant recorded cases in courts of law;

·       
Assist
in filing Court documents;

·       
Represent
the Directorate in Evaluation Committee meetings and Bid openings;

·       
Draft
Memoranda, Articles of Association and floating Companies;

·       
Assist
in following up with Court matters, fix cases for hearing and keep the Legal
Officers updated of their schedules;

·       
Assist
in identifying Law reports, Legislation, Books and other reading materials for
the Legal Unit Library;

·       
Keep
records of all Council Policies, Statutes, Rules and Regulations;

·       
Assist
in interviewing and collecting information necessary to draft pleadings;

·       
Liaise
with External Lawyers, University Secretary and Legal Office on legal matters;

·       
Update
Legal Officers on cases in Court;

·       
Liaise
with external lawyers and University Legal Officers on pending cases and Court
matters;

·       
Provide
clerical service to the Staff Tribunal

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an Honors Bachelor of Laws Degree from a recognized
Institution;

·       
A
Diploma in Legal Practice;

·       
An
Advocate of the High Court of Uganda with a valid Practicing Certificate;

·       
Age: Below 40 years

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to send their applications using this link,

 

Click Here and
upload their full details of your biodata, education, qualifications, work
experience, and all the other required information, including your Curriculum
Vitae, Certificates, Transcripts, and at least three reference letters

 

Deadline: 7th March 2021

 

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