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Ghana is known for its relative political stability and its democratic political system, making it one of the top West African markets to watch for financial institutions, private equity houses and energy companies. Investors are diversifying beyond the traditional areas of oil, mining and commodities, into the financial institutions, telecoms and infrastructure sectors. Commercial gas production and agribusiness are notable growth sectors. In addition, the government continues to actively promote PPP projects. The consensus is that Ghana may be on the cusp of a phase of considerable growth and expansion.

The major domestic law firms include heavy hitters Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah and ENSafrica/Ghana (formerly Oxford & Beaumont Solicitors); both firms are prominent in the country’s most significant instructions, and appear in the top tier of all domestic rankings. The chapter includes a separate table covering foreign firms with a significant practice in the country.

Firms in the spotlight

Kimathi & Partners
www.kimathilegal.com

Kimathi & Partners is unquestionably one of the leading law firms in Ghana. It provides legal advisory services to foreign investors, foreign governments and multinationals who want to do ethical business in Ghana.
Kimathi & Partners is ranked as the ‘most reactive and responsive law firm’ and a firm ‘which keeps its promise’. It is very reliable and has no competition when it comes to responsiveness, customer service, personal attention and delivery on time.

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