The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) has hired a Zambian Law Firm, Ilunga & Company, to provide legal expertise on 17 Energy Projects in the region.
The said energy projects cut across the entire region from East Africa to South Africa, including the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
In December 2021, the first SADC Electricity Working Group resolved to expedite electricity projects in the region through a programme dubbed Southern Africa Power Pool Accelerated Regional Energy Projects (SADC SAPP AREP).
The programme aims to provide technical assistance and provide support to enhance capacity and effectiveness of key regional institutions in addressing infrastructure requirements and challenges in the SADC energy sector to strengthen regional integration.
Ilunga & Company is a contemporary commercial law firm with proven expertise in corporate advisory services, commercial disputes and transactions under its flagship practice areas of Corporate Advisory, Energy, Mining and Infrastructure.
The firm is affiliated to Centurion Law Group a pan-African corporate law conglomerate, with a specialised focus on cross-border business and energy law.