Job Title: Legal Officer – Pride Microfinance Uganda Jobs 2022
Organization: Pride Microfinance Uganda Limited
Job Location: Uganda
Pride Microfinance Uganda Limited Profile:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer and regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.
The Legal Officer will provide legal services to support business operations in accordance with company’s policies, procedures and the law.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Providing legal services to support business operations in accordance with company policies procedures and the law.
Reviewing and drafting loan documents, mortgages, powers of attorney and other loan and security documents for all Pride products.
Conducting searches and verify registered collateral presented by clients i.e. land titles, logbooks.
Ensure timely registration of caveats, mortgages, debentures.
Execute/witness legal documents on behalf of Pride to make them legally binding.
Representing the company in courts of law and any other fora.
Drafting and reviewing agreements, legal documents and Memorandums of Understanding.
Participating in recovery of written off and bad loans.
Ensure release of security to clients upon completion of a loan.
Maintaining and update registers in the department e.g. titles register, keys register, searches register e.t.c.
Assign cases to Debt Collection Officers for recovery and obtain monthly reports from them.
Liaising with external lawyers on company matters.
Preparing periodic reports
The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Law Degree from a recognized University and a Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre.
Should be an enrolled Advocate of the High court of Uganda.
Must have a valid practicing certificate.
Candidates with a Post graduate qualification in Law or Business Finance will have an added advantage.
Should possess 2 principal passes at A’ level
Should possess a credit or a pass in Mathematics and English at O’ level
A minimum of two years of working experience from a reputable financial institution and or law firm will be an added advantage.
How To Apply for Pride Microfinance Uganda Jobs 2022
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