To provide legal expertise and services to the Ministry.
(i) Provide legal advice in the spectrum of energy issues;
(ii) Prepare and draft legal documents and legislative instruments pertaining to energy sector and submit to Attorney General Chambers (AGC) for scrutiny and finalization;
(iii) Provide technical support to AGC on review of energy resources sector legal instruments;
(iv) Prepare and provide inputs in contract negotiations of the Ministry;
(v) Provide inputs and assist in mediation and arbitration of disputes related to the Ministry;
(vi) Take safe custody of all energy contracts available in the Ministry and advise on their management in consultation with AG;
(vii) Liaise with AGC on litigation of civil cases and other claim involving the Ministry; and
(viii) Provide legal advice and support in all administrative, financial and procurement matters in liaison with the AGC.
The Unit is will be led by a Director.