The Republic of Ghana is a constitutional democracy lying on the West coast of Africa between Sierra Leone and Togo. The legal system is based on English common law, customary law, and the 1992 constitution. Court hierarchy consists of Supreme Court of Ghana (highest court), Court of Appeal, and High Court of Justice. Beneath these bodies are district, traditional, and local courts.
On Friday 29 April the Law Society will host a visit by seven leading law firms from Ghana.
The Global African Investment Summit returns to London (1-2 December), bringing together global investors with over 150 African public and private bankable project owners seeking financing and advisory solutions.
The conference takes place on 18-20 November 2015 in Livingstone, Zambia.
Kwadwo Ntrakwah, International Division member and part of our pan-Africa delegation for International Marketplace, tells us about his legal life in Ghana and the secrets to doing business there.
Elikem Kuenyehia, managing partner at Oxford & Beaumont in Ghana, talks about the Ghanaian legal services market and why his firm set up a London office.