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Legal Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Legal
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The legal officer will report to the Group Legal Officer with a dotted line to the Chief Executive Officer, the holder will be an in-house legal expert who will advise the business on all legal matters and guide the business on any mitigation against legal risks and compliance.


1. Drafting, review and contract management of a range of agreements. Where necessary seek second opinion from the Group Legal Officer.

2. Trade mark registration in various jurisdictions
3. Contract administration
4. Registration, maintenance and management of intellectual property
5. The legal Officer will be responsible for coordinating the flow of paperwork through liaison with internal and external parties, version control, and deadline management
6. Maintenance of detailed up to date contracts renewals, expires
7. Maintenance of detailed dashboard of licenses, regulatory permits and in consultation with relevant functions ensure timely renewal of the same.
8. Reviewing and advising the legal implications of internal policies and procedures
9. Continuously monitoring the legal environment and ensuring compliance with legal requirements in consultation with Group legal team
10.Undertake any ad-hoc undertakings as may be required by the Business.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Job start date: Monday, June 4, 2018
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Thika
Area of work: Legal
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Reporting; Compliance; Contractual negotiations; Commercial law; Contract drafting and preparation; Contract law; Judicial processes and litigation; Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

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ManufacturingCompany size: 50-100 people

Proto Energy Limited formerly also known us My Gas is a new entrant in the LPG market that is licensed to supply bulk LPG in Kenya. The Company recognizes the unmet demand for LPG in both industrial and domestic sectors, and foresees potential growth for cleaner and reliable energy sources. To this end we are putting up a LPG Cylinder Manufacturing and filling Plant in Kabati Industrial Park near Thika town. We believe in quality, affordability, reliability, safety, and highest standards that will inevitably grow the market as a whole.