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Corporate/Commercial - Ghana
"She is a very pleasant person, and beyond just giving legal advice she gives you the feeling that your case is in good hands."
This content is provided by Merene Botsio Benyah
Corporate and Commercial Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Capital Markets; Oil and Gas; Minerals and Mining; and Aviation.
Merene Benyah’s extensive experience covers all facets of corporate and commercial practice and she has been involved in ground-breaking transactions in Oil & Gas, Mining, cross border Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets. She has years of experience advising international companies working and investing in Ghana including ExxonMobil Corporation, BP, Tullow Oil, AngloGold Ashanti.
Merene set up the first in-house legal department of Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited in 1995 and, following the merger with AngloGold Limited of South Africa, was appointed as Group General Counsel. She has also served as Director of External and Government Affairs for Tullow Oil Ghana and has served on various boards including Stanbic Bank Ghana and UBA Ghana.
She has received multiple recognitions, including recognition as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in Oil and Gas, Banking and Capital Markets, Energy and Infrastructure, M&A, Project Development by IFLR1000.
Merene holds an LLB from the London School of Economics and Political Science (London University) and an MBA from CEIBS. She is a member of the Bar of England and Wales, the Ghana Bar.
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Merene Botsio Benyah
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