Legal Officer at UBA Bank | April 2024

Application deadline closed.

Job Description


Location: Head Office


To provide timely, well researched and efficient legal services and support for the Bank.


  • Provide legal support and advice on all transaction negotiations
  • Advice on all legal issues that emanate from existing agreements and new legal documentations.
  • Rendering legal opinion on financial and legal issues that might arise about banks products
  • Preparation and generation of periodic legal reports for Legal Division
  • Attend meetings to offer legal guidance and advice as requested for by business areas
  • Rendering of legal advice on different issues as it affects the bank, its customers and available products
  • Conduct review and advice on the Bank’s policies from time to time to ensure compliance with legal and the Financial Regulatory requirements
  • Supervise the safe custody of all collateral documents for facilities granted by the Bank
  • Develop, recommend, evaluate and initiate corporate policy and strategy for tenders and contracts products and services.
  • Endeavour to all assignments as assigned by the Head of Legal and Company Secretary


  • Error rate / non-compliance to Financial laws
  • Turnaround time for rendering legal advice or opinion when solicited
  • Timeliness in the preparation of sundry agreements (facility agreements,
  • Loan agreements etc) including contract drafting and review
  • Effectiveness at execution of assigned tasks
  • Efficiency at executing scheduled and adhoc assignments


Education:                Bachelor of Law – LL. B (Hons), Must be a registered lawyer under the legal association/Member of the Tanganyika Law Society.

Experience:              A minimum of 3 years legal experience with at least 2 years as a legal officer in banking.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates MUST send their CV & Cover Letter attached with all academic certificates.

All applications MUST be sent electronically through: Email: Email subject: Application for LEGAL OFFICER 2024

The deadline for submitting the application is 14 April 2024