Legal Officer – Law Reform job post at Law Development Centre (LDC Uganda)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Law Development Centre (LDC Uganda)

Law Development Centre (LDC Uganda)

Job Description

Job Category:
Legal jobs in Uganda
Job Location:
Education Level:
Postgraduate Degree

Job Details
Legal Officer – Law Reform

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

Salary grade: LS6

Type of Contract: Fixed term (4 years)

Duty Station: Kampala campus

Supervisory Authority Over: N/A

Job Purpose:

• To participate in developing proposals, planning and implementing activities for Law Reform.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. To participate in developing proposals for law reform.

2. To carry out research on the proposed law(s) for reform.

3. To draft advice and legal opinions to Parliament or any other body responsible for law reform.

4. To participate in Research and Law reporting activities.

5. To assist in planning and budgeting for departmental activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachelor of Law- LLB (Hon) degree.

• Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.

• Must be an enrolled Advocate of the High Court of Uganda.

• At least two (2) years’ work experience in law reform or related area of law.

Key Competences:

• Strong knowledge of computer applications.

• Possesses strong relationship management skills.

• Should be creative and innovative.

• He/she should be a person of high integrity.

• Results Oriented.

• Effective communication and interpersonal relations skills.

• He/she should be a team player.

Application Process
All eligible candidates should submit their applications with detailed and up to date CVs, certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates and any other supporting documents, day time telephone contacts and addresses of two referees (including the current employer where applicable) to:

The Ag. Head, Human Resource and Administration,

Law Development Centre,

P. O. Box 7117, Kampala;

Applications should be hand delivered to the LDC reception at Kampala, Mbarara or Lira campus, or soft copy sent by email to:

Deadline: Friday 20th January, 2023 by 5:00pm

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to



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