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ENSafrica

Energy & Natural Resources

2 ranked lawyersBand 1GhanaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded firm that is particularly well versed in energy matters. Regularly advises on high-value electricity, mining, and oil and gas transactional and regulatory matters. Frequently called upon by multinational companies for its broad experience in areas such as power plant construction, electricity concessions and commercial real estate development.

Work highlights

Advised Vitol SA on the Ghanaian law aspects of a proposed USD18 million acquisition of the assets comprising Cirrus Oil Services' petroleum business, including conducting due diligence and advising on the structure of the transaction.

Notable practitioners

Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia is a well-regarded practitioner in the oil and gas sector and is notably active in the financing of energy projects.

Paa Kwesi Morrison is sought after for his in-depth knowledge of the oil and gas market. He assists international corporations with the establishment of their operations in Ghana and is highly experienced in the financing of energy projects. Observers appreciate that he is "a confident and commercial lawyer."

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Overview

Energy and natural resources are driving the growth and development which is transforming Africa, and we are proud to be at the coalface of this dynamic space on the continent.

ENSafrica works at the nexus of renewable and non-renewable energy, mining, the environment, sustainability and commerce, and we thrive in creating innovative legal solutions to suit the needs of your business.

We have the capacity to undertake a multifaceted array of work across the African continent, where legislation and regulation are becoming increasingly stringent and are impacting on industrial and business strategies in a world facing the challenges of limited resources and climate change.

Our key differentiator is that we combine a deep understanding of the legal, commercial, financial and regulatory aspects and a very strong technical expertise and understanding of natural resources.

We have a solid reputation for acting on large, complex, high-profile energy and mining transactions, and we are renowned for our ability to manage risk and leverage opportunities amid environmental concerns.

Recent work highlights:

  • USD150-MILLION financing by a debt capital provider in Ghana to acquire the mine and mining assets of a Ghanaian gold mining company.
  • Advised Vitol in connection with the proposed acquisition of the petroleum business assets of Cirrus Oil Services Limited.
  • Advising a multinational oil company on legal implications of a contract for the supply of gas to a company in Ghana.






Energy & Natural Resources Department

ENSafrica

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31 Ringway Estates

Asafoanye O. Broni Crescent

Osu

Accra

Greater Accra Region

Ghana

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Energy & Natural Resources


Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia
Band 2
Paa Kwesi Morrison
Band 1