Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Corporate/Commercial Department

Ghana
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What the team is known for A prominent firm that is highly reputed for its ability to handle complex M&A, investment funds and share transfer mandates. Its extensive experience includes advising on loan facility agreements in connection with significant infrastructure and natural resources projects in the country. Also offers notable strengths in due diligence and regulatory matters.

Strengths One source enthused: "They are known for providing very good corporate and commercial advice," adding: "I see them as one of the top firms in Ghana."

Work highlights Advised Standard Chartered Bank on the local aspects of the USD1.3 billion trade finance facility afforded to the Ghana Cocoa Board.

Notable practitioners

Frank Nimako Akowuah is described as "extremely professional, very competent and helpful." He is particularly visible in capital markets, M&A and commercial transactions.

Seth Asante possesses outstanding experience in finance-related matters. He is referred to by sources as a "standout corporate and commercial lawyer." He regularly advises financial institutions on major transactions in Ghana. He also possesses revered expertise in capital markets. One interviewee stated: "He is excellent; he is very commercial and client-oriented. We know we can rely on his legal opinion."

Susan-Barbara Kumapley leads the TMT practice at the firm. She is recognised for her adept handling of a wide range of corporate and finance matters, and is considered to be "very skilled in the telecommunications space."