LEGAL SERVICES UNIT

Head of Unit, Act Head:Saganda A. Matondo

Objective
To provide legal expertise and services to the Office.

The Unit will perform the following functions:
-Provide legal advice and assistance to Divisions and Units and entities under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on interpretation of laws, terms of contracts, terms of agreements, privatization agreements, procurement contracts, guarantees, letters of undertaking, memoranda of understanding, consultancy agreements and other type of agreements and other legal documents;
-Prepare and review various legal instruments such as Financial Bills, Government Notices, Certificates, National Assembly Resolutions and transfer deeds;
-Custodian of all legal documents including statutes, Government Notices, contracts and Agreements;
-Participate in various negotiations and meetings that call for legal expertise in the Prime Minister’s Office; and
-Liaise with the Office of Attorney General’s Chamber on litigation of civil cases and other claims involving the Prime Minister’s Office.