2 Legal Assistants – Alight Uganda

December 18, 2022

Job Title: 2 Legal Assistants

Organization: Alight Uganda

Duty station: Nakivale


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Receive & register clients.
  • Undertake initial interviews & summarize essential facts for sharing with the supervisor.
  • Locate relevant witnesses for cases and provide support in interviewing clients and witnesses and prepare relevant reports.
  • Accompany clients to record statements at police.
  • Provide support in basic Legal & Psychosocial counseling for clients.
  • Keep clients updated by communicating case progress.
  • Actively participate in community legal education and raising awareness.
  • Conduct prison visits & document findings of visits for action.
  • Work with the police & settlement authorities in developing legal information & education topics.
  • Mobilise & facilitating legal trainings.
  • Work with local refugee leaders to mobilize communities for awareness sessions.
  • Work with local refugee leaders to display legal information materials in the community.
  • Work closely and monitor the Paralegal community based workers in identification and follow up of cases at the community level.
  • Establish contacts and empower community based structures through regular meetings so as to effect community based protection approach.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Law and a Certificate in Uganda Paralegal Advisory Services (PAS) training.
  • At least 2 years working experience in a similar field will be an added advantage.
  • Previous exposure and experience in representing clients before any Quasi-Judicial and other governing bodies.
  • Previous experience in engaging with key partners on legal-related issues.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in riding a motorcycle and a valid riding permit is a MUST.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should send their applications online via the link below:


Closing Date: 21st December 2022

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