Mrs Chioma Vivian Basil is currently a PhD Candidate conducting her research with the Energy Justice...More
Ms Chioma Vivian Basil
Mrs Chioma Vivian Basil is currently a PhD Candidate conducting her research with the Energy Justice and Social Contract Chair of University of Pau and Adour Countries France. She holds an LLM in Energy and Climate Law from the University of Groningen, Netherlands. She is a legal practitioner called to the Nigerian Bar. Before commencing further studies, she worked as a legal associate with Michaelmas Chambers and the Law office of Nnabuihe & Nnabuihe in Abuja, Nigeria.
Presently, she is the Development Director & Mentorship Project Manager of the African Energy and Mineral Management Initiative (AEMI) – a non-profit organization situate in Uganda. Her interest in the energy space was spurred by her concern about the unsustainable maximization of energy compounds, inadequate regulations, and the lack of efficient energy practices towards a better society.
Chioma has published some articles, including, a paper on Renewable Energy Deployment in Nigeria published on the AEMI website, and a co-authored an article bordering on the economics, policy and regulation of Carbon Capture and Storage technology development in Australia. This article was published in June 2022 in Volume 20 Issue 4 of the Oil, Gas and Energy Law (OGEL), an internationally reputed energy law journal, as part of its “Special Issue on Carbon Neutral Energy”. Her interests include, energy justice, energy communities, carbon capture and storage and artisanal mining.
Alinda Aaron is a law student in his final year of study at Makerere University with a keen interest...More
Alinda Aaron is a law student in his final year of study at Makerere University with a keen interest in energy and natural resources law. He is particularly passionate about governance and management in the energy and mining sector and seeing to it that the benefits from the exploitation of these resources are able to transform lives and communities of Africans.
He is an ardent learner, team player, and assiduous planner, and this is evidenced by the various leadership roles he has taken on during his time at university. These experiences have helped them hone his skills in legal research, analysis, and drafting.
Aaron’s interest in energy and natural resources law was sparked by his fascination with the interplay between the law, economics, and the environment. He committed to working towards solutions that are not only legally sound but also socially and environmentally responsible.
When he is not busy studying or working on legal projects, they enjoys listening to music and taking nature walks. They believe that spending time in nature is an excellent way to clear their mind and gain perspective on complex legal issues.
Overall, Alinda Aaron is a dedicated and driven law student who is optimistic about the future in the energy and mining sector.
Cliff is an innovative, analytical and resolute team player and leader with a Bachelor of Science in...More
Cliff Kalule Richard
Cliff is an innovative, analytical and resolute team player and leader with a Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying from Makerere University and Master of Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University. He is a graduate member of the Institution of Surveyors of Uganda. He works with the Uganda Revenue Authority as a Domestic Taxes Officer where he ensures voluntary tax compliance majorly in the construction sector. He is experienced in managing various engineering and commercial contracts including: oil and gas, mining and civil engineering.
He manages the implementation of projects including: power generation, transmission and distribution among others. He has expertise in infrastructure finance and development. He works on multisector contracts including urban developments, humanitarian aid and agriculture among others; with multinational partners including donors, contractors and client communities. He has comprehensive knowledge in construction procurement, technology and materials. He is passionate about knowledge sharing, sustainable energy development and capacity building for the youth and has worked with various youth focused initiatives as an advisor. An ardent reader; from fiction to contemporary developments.
Ms Precious Okelo is a member of the AEMI Mentorship Project Team. She is an undergraduate law stude...More
Ms Precious Okelo
Ms Precious Okelo is a member of the AEMI Mentorship Project Team. She is an undergraduate law student at the University of Nairobi. She is currently learning French and Mandarin. Precious is an incredibly fast learner who is kind, dedicated and eager to increase her knowledge working in the legal field
KEY AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Drafting legal documents such as motions, briefs, complaints, or pleadings based on the attorney’s instructions
- Researching applicable laws and legal precedents to provide legal support to attorneys working on cases
- Preparing and filing legal documents with courts or other agencies
- Conducting legal research on issues relevant to cases being tried in court
- Preparing briefs, motions, petitions, and other legal documents for the court