Fresher Legal Officer – Law Reform Career Jobs – Law Development Centre (LDC)

Fresher Legal Officer – Law Reform Career Jobs – Law Development Centre (LDC)

Job Title:     Legal Officer – Law Reform

Organisation: Law Development Centre (LDC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head – Law Reporting, Research & Law Reform

About US:

The Law Development Centre (LDC) has a mandate to provide legal education to lawyers and non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal issues, contribute to legal reform, produce legal publications, teaching materials, law reports and also provide community legal services.

Job Summary: The Legal Officer – Law Reform will actively participate in developing proposals, planning and implementing activities for Law Reform.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • To participate in developing proposals for law reform.
  • To carry out research on the proposed law(s) for reform.
  • To draft advice and legal opinions to Parliament or any other body responsible for law reform.
  • To participate in Research and Law reporting activities.
  • To assist in planning and budgeting for departmental activities.
  • To perform any other duties assigned by the Head of Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Legal Officer – Law Reform job must hold a Bachelor of Law- LLB (Hon) degree from a recognized University.
  • Possession of a postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre.
  • Must be an enrolled advocate.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in law reform or related area of law.
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications.
  • Possesses strong relationship and management skills.
  • Highly creative and innovative.
  • He/she should be a person of high integrity.
  • Results Oriented.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relations skills.
  • Good team player.

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications addressed to The Secretary, Law Development Center, P.O. Box 7117 Kampala either via post or hand delivery to the Law Development Centre Reception. The applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of academic and other relevant documents and indicate names and contacts of two referees.

Deadline: 25th May 2018 by 5.00pm.

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