Functions and Responsibilities of Legal Department

Legal Issues:-

Court matters:-

  1. Scrutinize of petitions received, entry in database, forward to the respective departments. Process for decision to file vakalat after due analysis.
  2. Prepare para-wise comments and draft counter affidavit with respect to the petition filed in coordination with the operating department and process for internal administrative approvals.
  3. Send the vetted parawise comments to the concerned counsel for finalization of the counter affidavit and follow up.
  4. Scrutinize of decisions of the Court and process for decision to file appeal/review and prepare arguments as necessary.
  5. Attend the discussion sessions with Counsel/Sr Counsel and court hearings from time to time wherever necessary and follow up. Attend court sessions and assess need to file additional affidavit or rejoinder as needed.
  6. Conferences and constant interactions with counsels with respect to the legal matters – attend with the concerned officer of the operating department.
  7. Prepare periodical reports relating to the cases.
  8. Process payment of fees to counsel, Senior Counsels.
  9. Interface with operating department and assistance to the concerned HOD on the legal cases as well as legal issues and provide regular updates to the superior officer.
  10. Maintain respective files and documents, movement of the files through RNI and ongoing status updating in RNI

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