Legal Aid Team
Jocyline Omondi is a Lawyer and energy specialist who has dedicated her career to navigating the com...More
Ms. Jocyline Omondi
Jocyline Omondi is a Lawyer and energy specialist who has dedicated her career to navigating the complex legal and regulatory frameworks in the energy industry. She is currently the Assistant Executive Director at Africa Energy and Minerals Management Initiative (AEMI) and the Chief Operating Officer at Elgon Links Energy Solutions Limited.
She was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Jocyline developed an early interest in oil, gas, and energy Law after earning her undergraduate degree in Law from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa. She proceeded to attend the University of Dundee in Scotland, United Kingdom where she specialized in International Oil and Gas Law and Policy and graduated with a Distinction.
Jocyline has worked with the UK Department of International Development (DFID) funded Extractive HUB project, where she quickly established herself as a rising star in the field. She has also worked with one of the top Global Law firms, White and Case LLP London branch, United Kingdom. Over the years, she has worked on a wide range of energy-related issues, reviewed several contractual agreements, consulted for various institutions and reviewed legal and regulatory frameworks for several countries in the energy sector.
Jocyline is a certified professional mediator from the Mediation Training Institute (MTI) and an accredited Court Annexed mediator. She is well versed in the area of alternative dispute resolution, contractual management, legal analysis, project management and legal research. She is also an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of several professional international organisations including the Energy Institute and the Association of International Energy Negotiators.
In addition to her legal work, Sarah is passionate about promoting sustainability through creating cruelty free scented candles, wax melts and diffusers. She is an entrepreneur and has been a speaker at industry conferences, webinars and events. She has also organized, managed and moderated several events and conferences in the industry.
Anne is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Kenyatta Uni...More
Anne is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Kenyatta University. She is also a Certified Secretary (CS-K). Anne currently works as a Programme Officer at the East African Hub of Natural Justice: A Pan-African Non-Governmental for lawyers for communities and the environment. The Organization specialises in human rights and environmental law in pursuit of social and environmental justice. In her role, she helps indigenous and local communities, through the legal empowerment methodology, to know, use and shape the law.
She also supports the strategic litigation and advocacy work against fossil fuel projects, land grabs, and non-compliant extractives and infrastructure projects which harm the environment and violate the rights of indigenous and local communities. She also advocates for increased and secure control by indigenous peoples and local communities over their lands, ecosystems and traditional knowledge.
Anne is currently supporting the Just Energy Transition Africa Initiative which offers legal assistance to communities, civil society organizations and local government to challenge new fossil fuel development and power generation in Court; advance regulatory reform and strengthen energy planning to level the playing field for clean energy; and help ensure communities benefit from clean energy.
Ms Nancy is an intern at JRO Advocates LLP. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Strathmore Univ...More
Ms Nancy is an intern at JRO Advocates LLP. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Strathmore University.
She is passionate about legal research and creating awareness on new areas in the legal field.
Silekiwe Audrey Mwenelupembe is a dedicated Legal and Regulatory Compliance Officer with 5 years of ...More
Silekiwe Audrey Mwenelupembe
Silekiwe Audrey Mwenelupembe is a dedicated Legal and Regulatory Compliance Officer with 5 years of experience working for the Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited. She is a member of the Malawi Law Society and was admitted to the bar in May 2017.
Silekiwe has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, particularly in developing Compliance Risk Management Plans, representing the company in court, and drafting and negotiating legal documents such as Power Purchase Agreements, contracts, and policies. Her expert legal advice on legal matters has also contributed significantly to the company's sustainable and efficient operations.
Beyond her legal work, Silekiwe is also a certified Empowered Employee Trainer under the Self-Empowerment and Equity for Change (SEE Change) program. In this capacity, she conducts evidence-based training that helps employees build positive mental habits, realize their leadership potential, and achieve their personal and professional goals.
Silekiwe is a dynamic and versatile professional with a passion for excellence in her work. Her strong leadership skills, coupled with her legal expertise, make her a valuable asset to any team. She is committed to making a positive impact, and her dedication to empowering employees is a testament to her commitment to building a better workplace and a better world.