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Staff Attorney


  • Organisation: Chapter Four Uganda
  • Job title: Staff Attorney (1)
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Location: Kampala

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  • Analyse laws, policies and practices with the aim of developing areas of strategic litigation for the organization.
  • Draft legal documents and follow-up all related court processes.
  • Represent the organization’s clients.
  • Analyse and review bills, new laws and regulations, and court practice directives and provide recommendations for advocacy.
  • Engage different state agencies on issues of legal review and legal reform in Uganda.
  • Follow up and coordinate advocates instructed to handle cases.
  • Provide rapid legal response to clients.
  • Ensure proper filing records and status updates for client files.


  • University Degree in Law, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre (LDC). A Master’s degree will be an additional advantage.
  • The candidate MUST have a valid Practicing Certificate (PC).
  • Experience in litigation on human rights and constitutional petitions.
  • Experience in working with civil society organizations and networks engaged in development and social justice work (at the national, regional and/or international levels).
  • At least 3 (three) years of work experience in litigation and working in human rights related work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: tact, diplomacy and discretion
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.


Interested applicants should submit their applications (cover letter addressed to the Executive Director, CV, and academic documents) by email to info@chapterfouruganda.org not later than Friday May 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM


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