Law Careers – Associate, In-charge Litigation at Legal Firm

Organization: Legal Firm
Kampala, Uganda
Future Options Consulting Ltd is an HR
consultancy company which seeks to recruit on behalf of its valued Client, a
Legal Firm.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
In charge of interviewing potential clients.
Conduct appropriate legal research.
Prepare necessary pleadings for clients’ clients and
in defense of clients’ cases.
Represent clients in Court or before any other
relevant tribunal.
Work closely with bailiffs during execution stages
Regularly review and advise on propriety of retained
client various agreements concerning their businesses.
In charge of preparing appropriate responses to
clients’ correspondences.
Maintain accurate, consistent and up to date
litigation chart for all files handled by the firm.
Secure proper custody of all litigation files.
Ensure sufficient client care before, during and
after executing instructions.
In charge of marketing of the firm to source for
potential clients.
Provide routine accountability for all funds
advanced on account of litigation.
Prepare end of month reports for clients on pending
Perform any other duties may be assigned from time
to time.
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):
An accurate and consistent record of litigation files
handled by the firm.
Up to date litigation chart
Achievement of turnaround time (TAT) for closing
100% accountability for all funds advanced.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably be a qualified
advocate who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University.
Possession of a Post graduate Diploma in Legal practice
A minimum of three years in litigation in a
reputable Financial Institution/Law Firm
Computer literacy skills and working knowledge in MS
Word and Excel systems
Excellent command of both spoken and written English
Highest level of integrity & Positive attitude
on job.
Ability to work with no or minimal supervision
Keen attention to detail
Result oriented against all odds
Excellent people management & organizational
Ability to solve problems and multi task
Customer satisfaction & communication upholding
virtues of professionalism & humility.
Ability to multi task
to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
male candidates should send their detailed applications CVs, including a daytime telephone contact, three
referees, quoting the position to:
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
27th July, 2015

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