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Ace Anan Ankomah at Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah has built up ‘an excellent litigation practice’. Ankomah is ‘meticulous, very intelligent and knowledgeable’, and is a ‘great advocate’. The ‘well-versed’ team has been acting for AngloGold Ashanti Ghana in matters including labour issues and contractual disputes. It also has been representing Keegan Resources in disputes over environmental impact assessments for some of its mining concessions and in debt recovery cases, among other matters. The University of Ghana is also a client.

Litigation is a longstanding cornerstone of the practice at Beyuo & Co, which stands out for its ability to deal with a broad range of cases from matrimonial matters and class actions to debt recovery. The ‘gifted and pragmatic’ Kizito Beyuo has the ability to ensure that ‘judges at all levels listen to him’. The firm represented the plaintiff in WAF1 v National Investment Bank, involving a claim under a $2.7m debt purchase agreement. Other clients include Anglogold Ashanti and Finali.

ENSafrica/Ghana provides ‘an extraordinary service’ under the leadership of the ‘very responsive, proactive and effective’ David Asiedu. It acted in relation to a successful court-approved scheme of arrangement, involving a company with over 1,000 creditors (including employees). Clients include Coca-Cola, Renault and Chase Petroleum.

Sam Okudzeto & Associates has a wealth of experience in dispute resolution, and is well regarded for its mediation work. Sam Okudzeto is a ‘brilliant lawyer’ who has developed an excellent reputation for arbitration work in particular; and Nene Amegatcher is recommended for civil litigation. Clients include Unilever Ghana and Total Oil Ghana.

Fugar & Co handles a broad range of civil litigation in areas ranging from IP rights to shipping and construction. The team is also noted for its experience in aviation law.

Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys mainly acts in the defence of multinational clients like Halliburton, Millicom and Tullow Oil. Kimathi Kuenyehia heads the team, which is adept at handling novel cases and is currently acting in an online defamation case.

Mercer & Company deals with a wide array of commercial litigation. It recently obtained judgment for EM Capital in an action relating to the recovery of matured bonds. Andrew Mercer is the primary contact.

Randall Obeng–Sakyi is recommended at Obeng-Sakyi, Sogbodjor & Co, whose clients include Stanbic Ghana.

At Reindorf Chambers, the ‘excellentFui Tsikata assisted the Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago in successfully concluding three separate actions relating to an acquisition of shares in HFC Bank (Ghana). The team provides ‘very relevant and timely advice’.

Tetteh & Co handles a broad range of disputes, including IP, shipping and employment cases. Solomon Kwami Tetteh is well regarded.

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