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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Reindorf Chambers

Reindorf Chambers has expertise in trade finance and project finance across a range of sectors, including energy, telecoms and real estate. It recently advised the mandated lead arranger on a $75m financing of a major power generation company. Fui Tsikata is rated for his work in energy and natural resources, and Kizzita Mensah is well regarded for project finance and international investment.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Reindorf Chambers

Reindorf Chambers is active in key transactions in the public and private sectors, often with a cross-border component. The team is strong on energy matters and is currently conducting a major due diligence exercise on an energy company regarding the proposed refinancing of its current debt arrangements. Kizzita Mensah is well regarded for her work in project finance and on the investment side. Other key clients include Puma Energy, Goldfields Ghana, and Agility.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Reindorf Chambers

Reindorf Chambers acts for clients such as Hotel Investments Ghana and China Harbour Engineering Company. Fui Tsikata is skilled at handling complex multi-jurisdictional litigation.

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Energy - ranked: tier 1

Reindorf Chambers

Fui Tsikata at Reindorf Chambers is praised as someone who ‘really knows his stuff, not only on Ghanaian law but on wider African issues and beyond’. The team advised Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company on its investments – by way of a joint venture with South African partners – to develop, construct and operate a petroleum import, export and storage terminal. The firm benefits from being part of the DLA Piper Group.

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