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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah’s ‘outstanding’ practice has experience acting as local counsel on a wide range of infrastructure projects, including PPPs. Divine Kwaku Duwose Letsa advised Meridian Port Services on a concession agreement regarding the design, construction and operation of a container terminal. The team is assisting Lonrho Ports with the development, financing, design, construction, operation and maintenance of additional facilities required to support a free port for the hydrocarbons industry in Ghana and the wider Gulf of Guinea region. Managing partner Seth Asante is also noted.

ENSafrica’s team is ‘one of the best’ in this space and handles all aspects of projects law, including development licensing and permit assessments, as well as negotiating supply and off-take agreements. Paa Kwesi Morrison led advice to Vitol on the negotiation and sale of gas for the OCTP project valued at $1.6bn. The group includes David Asiedu and managing associate Rachel Dagadu, who has considerable experience handling project finance matters. Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia is also a name to note.

Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys’ infrastructure group has significant experience advising on PPP matters. The firm counts Google and Asanko Gold among its clients. Kimathi Kuenyehia, Sr is the key contact.

The ‘very responsive’ practice at N. Dowuona & Company is rated for its ‘good understanding of the regulatory environment’. ‘Dependable, flexible and commercially aware’ practice head NanaAma Botchway-Dowuona assisted Rendeavour with various matters regarding the development of Appolonia City. The team also includes senior counsel Abla Masoperh and associate Akosua Achiaa Akobour Debrah.

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