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Alieu Jallow redeployed as Acting Secretary to Law Reforms Commission

The Registrar of Companies Alieu Jallow has been redeployed as Acting Secretary to the Law Reforms Commission, a press release signed by Hussein Thomasi, Solicitor General revealed.

According to the release, State Counsel Marie T. Gomez has been appointed as the new Registrar of Companies effective 24th April 2023.

Brief background of Alieu Jallow, the new acting Secretary to the Law Reforms Commission.

Mr. Alieu Jallow joined the Ministry in 2012 immediately after the completion of his bar studies at the Gambia Law School in Banjul. Prior to that, Mr. Jallow worked as a freelance journalist for the Daily Observer Newspaper in 1998 and from May 1999 to August 2000, he was with the hospitality industry. In October 2000, Mr. Jallow returned to journalism, this time with the public broadcaster – The Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) – where he served until October 2012 when he joined this Ministry.

At the Ministry, Mr. Jallow was posted to the Prosecution Department where he was involved in the prosecution of cases on behalf the state in Banjul and the provinces. Mr. Jallow also worked in the Civil Litigation and International Law Department. When the office of the Registrar General became vacant in November 2014, Mr. Jallow was assigned to man the said office as Acting Registrar General. As Acting Registrar General, Mr. Jallow was responsible for the registration of Deeds, Marriages and Industrial Property rights amongst others. In December 2018, Mr. Jallow was again redeployed to the Companies Division as head of that Department. During his tenure as Registrar of Companies, Mr. Jallow was responsible for the registration of all businesses i.e. companies, partnerships, sole-proprietorships and associations of the different categories etc.

Mr. Jallow was born in 1972 in Bulock, Gambia. He holds a Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Africa University (Zimbabwe).

Editor’s note: The information on Alieu Jallow’s background is culled from the Website of the Ministry of Justice.

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