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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah’s dispute resolution practice specialises in representing clients in a broad range of contentious commercial and corporate matters. Group head Ace Anan Ankomah acted for Ecobank in labour disputes arising from its merger with Trust Bank. Daad Akwesi has been representing the University of Ghana in various disputes, including labour matters, road access policies and disputes with students. Other clients include AngloGold Ashanti, Stanbic Bank and ATC Ghana.

Beyuo & Co has considerable experience representing clients before all levels of court, as well as arbitration across a wide range of sectors. Key partner Kizito Beyuo often handles commercial litigation and arbitration.

The ‘very good’ team at ENSafrica handles a broad range of cross-border disputes, including those pertaining to commercial contracts, construction projects and employment matters. Practice head David Asiedu represented ED&F Man in a number of proceedings regarding payment owed to the client by Hippo. The team includes associates David Adu-Tutu and Joseph Konadu.

Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys has ‘significant expertise’ acting for multinationals and Fortune 500 companies, as well as foreign governments and agencies. Kimathi Kuenyehia, Sr and Augustine Kidisil are ‘excellent’.

Sam Okudzeto & Associates’ expertise covers civil litigation and various ADR methods, including negotiations, mediation and arbitration. The well-regarded Sam Okudzeto and civil litigation expert Nene Amegatcher are key names.

Fugar & Company has extensive experience handling civil litigation, as well as commercial arbitration, mediation and negotiations. The team’s recent highlights include acting for a large international company in arbitration proceedings before the Ghana Arbitration Centre. William Fugar is a name to note.

The litigation and arbitration practice at Mercer & Company handles commercial matters before all levels of court, including breach of contract, governance and regulatory investigations. Andrew Mercer is highly recommended.

Ntrakwah & Co’s ‘very professional and competent’ team routinely handles international arbitration and litigation matters that range from breach of shareholders agreements, takeover disputes to trade mark infringement matters. The ‘professional’ Nana Yaw Ntrakwah is acting for Ghanaian real estate company Multi-Concept in proceedings brought against Universal Merchant Bank regarding a construction dispute. Felix Ntrakwah and Kwadwo Ntrakwah jointly head the team.

The team at Obeng-Sakyi, Sogbodjor & Co represents individuals and private entities in a wide range of matters, including construction disputes, professional negligence and restructuring matters. Randall Obeng-Sakyi is recommended.

Reindorf Chambers acts for local and foreign clients in litigation and arbitration matters across a diverse range of sectors, including mining, insurance and financial services. Practice head Fui Tsikata acted for Abosso Goldfields in an appeal in the Supreme Court arising from a claim brought against the client regarding compensation for farm crops. Doe Tsikata represented GET Technologies in enforcement proceedings regarding an arbitral award granted in Dubai.

At Tetteh & Co, Solomon Kwami Tetteh has experience handling a broad range of litigation and arbitration matters, including shipping, employment and IP.

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