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Global 2022
Ghana Corporate/Commercial
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by ENSafrica

ENSafrica’s dedicated corporate commercial team is the largest in Africa and services leading clients across the full spectrum of business mergers and major deals on the continent.

As such, we regularly partner with specialists across the firm, meaning that we are able to assist with all aspects of all matters across all sectors in all African jurisdictions, ensuring that your legal requirements are handled quickly and seamlessly.

By adding financial, tax, competition, regulatory and employment law expertise to our offering, we have become known for our value-generating role in corporate restructuring and commercial contracts in industries as varied as mining, energy, retail and telecommunications. 

Our wide range of clients from the public and private sectors includes large listed companies,  multinational corporations, international agencies, state-owned enterprises, government departments and non-governmental organisations.

Recent work highlights:

  • Acquisition of Eaton Ghana by ATC and the subsequent transfer of Eaton Ghana from ATC to Ghana BV.
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC) and IFC Asset Management Company disposed of its shares of 14.1% in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“ETI”) to Arise B.V.
  • Acquisition of a Micro Credit Company in Ghana by Channel VAS DMCC.
  • Acquisition of the water business of a leading Ghanaian bottled water manufacturing company by a global beverage company.
  • Disposal of shares by a global bank in its Ghanaian subsidiary.



Chambers Review

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Corporate/Commercial - Ghana
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Band 1
What the team is known for

ENSafrica is a highly regarded corporate law firm that is actively involved in transactions relating to foreign investments, project development mandates and M&A. Its Accra-based corporate/commercial group also advises on related commercial litigation and shareholder disputes. Its lawyers are well versed in employment law and private equity matters and clients benefit from access to the firm's wider African network.

Strengths

Interviewees commend the firm for being "reliable" and say their "response time is excellent and they are very knowledgeable."

Work highlights

An ENS team led by Amina Kaguah acted for mobile financial services provider JUMO World on the transfer of 30% of its shares in its Ghanaian subsidiary to ESOP Trust in order to register as a payment service provider in Ghana.

Notable practitioners

Paa Kwesi Morrison is a highly experienced lawyer handling corporate/commercial mandates. He also has knowledge of tax, finance and investment matters.
"He is very thorough and is excellent in his area of law."

Amina Kaguah is the head of the Ghana office and is acknowledged for her broad commercial practice that covers all kinds of acquisitions, setting up joint ventures and share purchases. 
"She is a very experienced lawyer."

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Paa Kwesi Morrison
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Amina Kaguah

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Rachel Dagadu