Directorate of Legal Affairs
Ag. Director 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. 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 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)