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Legal Officer

Finance Trust Bank

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted December 19, 2021.

Finance Trust Bank Jobs in Kampala Legal Officer Carreer opportunities in Kampala vacancies in Finance Trust Bank at Kampala

# Job Description

This position reports directly to the legal Manager and is based at Head
Role of the Job:
To manage the company litigation processes

Key Result Areas:
• Develop litigation strategy and represent the bank in courts of law from
time to time
• Managing litigation matters and supervising external lawyers and court
• Carry out research to enhance and bolster cases for and against Finance
• Draft legal pleadings in defense of the company’s interests, where court
action is preferred.
• Ensure timely filing of all pleadings.
• Ensuring perfection of securities pledged to the Bank prior to disbursement
of credit facilities.
• Ensure that all securities received are forwarded to the responsible
Departmental staff for processing of searches, caveats and mortgage
registrations, among other requests.
• Maintain a record in hard and soft copy of all securities received from
branches and properly track their movement.
• Implement an effective custody & retrieval system of all loan securities.
• Prepare and issue Mortgage and Caveat Release letters on demand.
• Ensure that release letters are signed off by the authorized bank Officials
and duly issued as per Finance Trust Bank guidelines.
• Draft and review all contracts that are binding on the company to ensure the
Bank’s interests are fully protected.
• Review loan files for completeness and advise accordingly.
• Prepare opinion memos for the Legal Manager to peruse and advise.
• Advise on best way to resolve cases without exposing the company’s image as
well as mitigating its loss.
• Keep the legal team abreast with the latest dynamics in the legal
• Provide legal advice and opinion from time to time.
• Provide legal support to other bank departments from time to time.
• Handle staff & customer enquiries from time to time.

Minimum qualification requirements and Personal attributes for this
• A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university.
• Diploma in Legal practice from Law development Centre.
• Three 3 years’ experience in legal practice gained from a financial
institution or a busy law firm.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure.
• Good personal presentation skills.
• Good teamwork skills.
• Willingness to travel upcountry
• Position carries an attractive salary and benefits package.

Apply Online Now

Email:: [email protected]

Suitably qualified candidates should address their email application to
**Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, and Katwe. P.O.
Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda ** , and email it to **[email protected]** .
As well as photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV. The CV should
include telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees, one of who
should be the most recent employer. Closing date for submission of the
applications is 21st December, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted directly on Tel. Numbers 0312 222600 or 0414 341275 ONLY. Please
note that in line with the Bank procedures, no job offers are made online.

Finance Trust Bank Jobs in Kampala Legal Officer Carreer opportunities in Kampala vacancies in Finance Trust Bank at Kampala

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