Directorate of Legal Affairs
|Micheal Okua |
Director Legal Affairs.
Under the direction of the Director 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:
- Civil trial litigation
- Property management transactions
- Policy and legislative management
- Criminal Prosecution
- General advisory services (Counsel)