Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co Jobs : Legal Officer
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- Company: Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co
- Location: Uganda
- State: Kampala, UG
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Legal Jobs in Uganda
Reports to: Head of Legal
Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co. is a consultancy firm that provides services to a wide range of clientele from the small, medium to the large scale multinationals. some of these include: Government Ministries; Local Governments; Insurance sector; Clearing and forwarding; Construction; Educational Institutions; Agriculture sector. They would like to recruit for a valuable client, a Ugandan bank.
Job Summary: The Legal Officer will assist the bank in drafting and reviewing legal documents, legal compliance, advice and representation in Courts of law
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for bank collateral administration;
- Contracts administration (internal and external);
- Guiding bank staff on banking law and regulations and ensuring compliance there to;
- Research and monitoring amendments to existing laws and regulations;
- Responsible for preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and briefings;
- The incumbent will represent the bank in courts of law in liaison with bank’s external lawyers
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Legal
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelors of Laws degree (LLB) from an accredited University
- Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in legal practice from the Law Development Centre (Uganda)
- Enrolled advocate of the High court
- A minimum of three years of post LDC experience in legal practice or its equivalent in a busy financial institution.
- Knowledge of Bank of Uganda regulations and other key laws applicable to banking is desirable.
- Broad knowledge and understanding of the Land/Company registry procedures with a demonstrable ability to register bank securities
- Excellent coordination, interpersonal and communication skills with computer literacy skills
How to ApplyThe applicant must send their application including the following (Incomplete applications will not be considered)
- An application letter that details your capabilities and suitability for the position.
- A detailed Full CV with names, addresses and phone numbers of your personal, academic and professional referees.
- Attach verifiable academic certificates and licences as applicable.