Job Title: State Attorney

Number of Positions: 100 positions

Organization: Public Service Commission

Dept: Directorate of Public Prosecutions

Location: Kampala


Roles and responsibilities

  • Advising and guiding the police during criminal investigations;
  • Perusing police files in criminal cases triable in the High Court and serious criminal cases triable in the Magistrate’s Courts;
  • Prosecuting criminal cases and appealing in the Magistrate’s Courts and High Court;
  • Conducting Legal Research;
  • Participating in documenting, profiling, and creating databases on criminal cases;
  • Handling public complaints;
  • Participating in providing the necessary support and assisting to ensure the protection of the rights of victims of crime and witnesses;
  • Participating in handling public complaints regarding the conduct of prosecutors and handling of criminal cases within the District;

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be Ugandans holding 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.


How to apply

Interested applicants submit their applications online using the link below:


Application deadline: 20th March 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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