University of Ghana Vacancies 2018

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30 Aug, 2018

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Legal Jobs in Ghana

The University of Ghana is inviting dynamic, versatile and suitably-qualified applicants for the position of JUNIOR LEGAL OFFICER/LEGAL OFFICER in the Office of the Legal Counsel

Job Description




Applicants must possess:

  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree
  • Professional law qualification and duly enrolled at the Bar to practice Law in Ghana
  • Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years relevant working experience after pupilage.



The Office of the Legal Counsel shall, under the Vice-Chancellor, be responsible for providing legal counsel, advice and representation in all matters and proceedings of the University.

The Successful applicant will be a member of the team and will assist the Legal Counsel in the discharge of the responsibilities of the Office of Legal Counsel.


  • Assisting the Legal Counsel to provide legal advice on all University related matters.
  • Drafting, reviewing and interpretation of all agreements involving or concerning the University.
  • Representing or ensuring that the University is appropriately represented in all dispute resolution proceedings.
  • Attending Committee and other meetings.
  • Reviewing University activities to determine compliance with applicable law.
  • Discharging any other assignments that the Legal Counsel shall deem necessary.


Junior Legal Officer: The appointment as Junior Legal Officer is for two years in the first instance, and exceptionally for a third year.  The appointment shall normally be reviewed before the end of the second year and shall be terminated at the end of three years unless the employee can be promoted to the grade of Legal Officer.

Legal Officer: The appointment as Legal Officer shall normally be for six years, the first two years of which shall be regarded as probation period.  The appointment shall be reviewed before the end of the sixth year and may normally be renewed for a period of up to three (3) years at a time.

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