Reports to: SENIOR REGISTRATION OFFICER.

Job purpose: Legal Officer, URSB will provide support for timely implementation of the URSB registration processes in accordance to the laid down principles.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports in the Registration of companies, business names, marriages, death, trademarks, copyrights, patents, industrial designs, geographical indications, attending to opposition matters and any documents in the Regions.
  • Write correspondences and Quality assurance of statutory requirements and issue notices for compliance and enforcement.
  • Responsible for the assessment of Non-Tax Revenue.
  • Certification and verification of documents.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Senior Registration Officer from time to time.
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor from time to time.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Companies, documents, business names, registered.
  • Births, marriages and death registered.
  • Trademarks, copyrights, patents, industrial designs, geographical indications registered.
  • Returns and all statutory compliance documents filed in time.
  • Timely response to correspondences
  • NTR assessed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should possess an Honor’s Degree in Law with a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Should be enrolled as an advocate.
  • A minimum of Two years of relevant professional experience working from a legal related institution in a busy environment.
  • Should be enrolled as an advocate.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluent in both spoken and written English.
  • Proven integrity and confidentiality in handling public resources and in executing duties
  • A high level of interpersonal, management skills and ability to work with teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines