Fresher Legal Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Law Reform Commission

 

Job Title:    Legal Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Law Reform Commission

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Senior Legal Officer

 

About US:

The Uganda Law Reform Commission is an autonomous body of Government
established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda
and operationalized by the Uganda Law Reform Commission Act, Cap. 25. The
mandate of the Commission 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: 

·       
Carrying
out revision of laws.

·       
Carrying
out legal research for projects of the Commission.

·       
Studying
court judgments and preparing reports.

·       
Carrying
out simplification and translation of laws.

·       
Preparing
reports on projects.

·       
Preparing
research proposals for consideration by the Commission.

·       
Participating
in analysis and review of policies and laws.

·       
Carrying
out any other duties that may be assigned to him/her.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold an Honours Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized
university.

·       
A
postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from a recognized institution.

·       
Computer
literacy in MS Word, Spreadsheets, excel, power point presentation and data
analysis packages will be an added advantage.

·       
Good
analytical and writing skills.

·       
Good
interpersonal skills.

·       
Age: 21 years and above

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested and qualified applicants should
send their applications in triplicate, with names and contact details of two
(2) referees, a detailed curriculum vitae and certified photocopies of their
academic documents to:

 

The Ag. Secretary,

Uganda Law Reform Commission,

8th Floor, Workers House, Plot 1, Pilkington Road

P. O. Box 12149 Kampala.

 

All serving public servants should submit their applications through
their Responsible Officers.

 

Deadline: 15th March 2021 by 5.00pm.

 

TAKE NOTE:

·       
Any form
of bribery or influence peddling of any sort on the part of the applicant shall
lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Applicants
who shall not hear from the Commission on completion of the selection exercise
should consider themselves unsuccessful.

·       
The
Commission is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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