Ag. Director of Legal Affairs.
The mission of the Directorate of Legal Affairs is to provide effective legal advice and representation of the highest quality to KCCA as a corporate entity. The primary emphasis of the work program is providing proactive counsel, preventive advice and early intervention to support decision-makers with a clear view of all their lawful options.
Under the direction of the Director of Legal Affairs, the directorate provides a comprehensive program of legal services to the Authority, supporting virtually every facet of the Authority’s work. The directorate guides the Authority’s internal corporate operations; advises staff and organs of the Authority e.g. the Physical Planning Committee, Contracts Committee, the political and policy organs (Authority and Division Urban Councils) on statutory and regulatory responsibilities; advocates on the Authority’s behalf in litigation before the Courts of Judicature of Uganda and other adjudicating fora; and participates in cross-functional teams assembled periodically to develop creative solutions to new challenges facing the Authority.
The Legal Team is assigned responsibility for work in the following functional elements: