3 Fresh Graduate Legal Officer Job Positions – Judicial Service Commission

Job Title:       Legal Officer (3 Fresh Graduate Job Positions)

Organisation: Judicial Service Commission

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Legal Officer


Key Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Legal Office for performing the following duties:-

  • Advising the Ministry and its affiliated Institutions on legal matters;
  • Participating in analysis and review of policies and laws;
  • Assisting in representing the Ministry in Courts of Law or any other legal proceedings to which the Ministry is a party;
  • Assisting in drafting Legislations relating to the Ministry and its affiliated Institutions;
  • Interpreting laws that have a bearing on the work of the Ministry;
  • Providing legal support to the Ministry’s Departments;
  • Liaising with the Office of the Solicitor General on all legal matters;
  • Evaluating all legal documents submitted to the Ministry;
  • Developing and writing legal memoranda and statements as may be directed by the Permanent Secretary;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University / Institution plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
  • Age: Above 21 years


How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently available in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.


Applicants are advised to: –

  • Apply ONLINE;
  • Scan, attach and submit on-line recent passport size photograph and relevant documents (O’ Level, A’ Level, Degree Transcript and Certificate only);
  • Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents  format (PDF) is allowed;


Application Process:

  • Visit the website, Click Here
  • Click and Register as a new User to create your account and complete your profile (starting with your bio data moving downwards).
  • If you already have an account, simply sign in and update your profile.
  • Click on Jobs then Advertised Jobs in the menu.  Select the Advert to view the jobs therein.
  • Click on the job from the list of advertised jobs.
  • View the job details and click apply.
  • Review your application and submit.
  • You can only apply for a maximum of two (2) posts.


Deadline: 24th January 2022


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