The primary mission of the Legal Office is safeguarding the Secretariat’s legal interests and providing expert legal guidance and support, ensuring the organisation operates within the framework of international law and regulations.
The Legal Officer provides legal advice and expertise to the Secretary General and senior management on matters arising from the Secretariat's interactions with staff members and external entities. The role involves overseeing the legal aspects of the Secretariat's contractual affairs. Additionally, the Legal Officer ensures that the Secretariat procedures align with legal standards, evaluates legal issues concerning the Forum, recommends suitable actions to Governing Bodies, and stays abreast of legal developments and trends in the energy industry and related matters.
The Legal Office is currently headed by Dr. Sayyed Hassan Mousavi.