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Legal Clerk Jobs at Muslim Centre for Justice and Law - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 18 March 2020
Duty Station: Mpigi
Posted: 13-03-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-03-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-03-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Legal Clerk

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Legal ]


Jobs at:

Muslim Centre for Justice and Law

Deadline of this Job:
18 March 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Mpigi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

About US: MCJL envisions, “A Ugandan society that upholds universal faith-based principles in ensuring equitable access to justice, human rights and observance of the law.” Our mission is, “To facilitate observance of human rights, justice, peace, and good governance through promotion of public interest, civil liberties, and obligations under the law.”
Muslim Centre for Justice and Law invites applications from qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts:
Legal Clerk
Number of Positions: 1
Duty Station: Mpigi district field Office.
Reports to: Head Mpigi Legal Aid Clinic.
Department: Legal Department
Deadline: 18th March 2020 at Midnight
Job Purpose: To provide clerical support to the legal department. .

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified

Key Skills:
• The legal clerk must be highly organized, familiar with office technology and effective at communication. They must be comfortable with public interaction, especially when dealing with complaints, since they will usually be the first contact when involved parties have questions about court arrangements.

Essential Requirements:
• Required Education: Diploma in Law; An accredited court process server is preferred.
• Other Requirements: Relevant working experience of at least 2 years in legal aid or law firm.
Job Specifications for The Legal Clerk
• The applicants should be ready to work in a legal aid setting and provide clerical support to the legal Officers and legal Assistants in mediation proceedings, filing of documents, arranging trial dates, serving documents and managing court fee payments in the districts of Mpigi and Butambala. The duty station is in Mpigi district.

Job Education: Diploma in Law

Job Experience: 2 years

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Applications should be addressed to the President sent to and include the position applied for in the subject matter. Applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of academic and other relevant documents and indicate names and contacts of three (3) referees, two professional and one character. N.B: No hand delivery application will be accepted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
MCJL is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates and Persons with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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