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Legal Officer – Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives

Ministry/Department- Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives

Post- LEGAL OFFICER

Scale- U4

Vacancies- 1

Reference- HRM 147/286/01

Minimum Age- 21

Minimum Qualification

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.

Duties

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Legal Officer 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.

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