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JLD & MB Legal Consultancy

Energy & Natural Resources

1 ranked lawyersBand 2GhanaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Maintains a strong reputation in the market for its expertise in natural resources. The firm advises both local and international clients on matters pertaining to the mining and oil and gas sectors. Additionally skilled in corporate law, assisting banks, insurance companies and the government with structuring, licensing agreements, sale and purchase agreements, and M&A. Regularly retained as local counsel alongside international firms. Offers further expertise in renewable energy mandates.

Strengths

Market commentators describe it as a "well-known firm in the oil and gas and energy sectors."

Work highlights

Advised ExxonMobil on local issues in connection with the petroleum agreement for an upstream development, as well as assisting with labour and tax law matters.

Notable practitioners

Merene Botsio Benyah is recognised as "one of the most prominent people in the market." She possesses significant experience in energy transactional mandates.

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Ghana

Energy & Natural Resources


Merene Botsio Benyah
Band 1