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The Firm

AB & David was set up in 1998 and has become one of Africa’s largest law firms with ability to assist clients in 24 countries through its own offices, affiliates and network of best friends.  In 2014, the firm earned distinction as the First African law firm to be awarded the England Law Society Lexcel accreditation which is a mark of the highest standard in law practice.

Our extensive experience gained from working in multiple jurisdictions with several businesses, public sector agencies, finance houses, multinational lenders, international organisations and individuals is an excellent resource that helps global clients do business in the complex Africa environment. Our ability to reduce the bureaucracy and minimize project and investment risk is a priceless value we give to our clients.

More Than Law – We Understand Your Business And Your Industry

Over the years, we have earned the TRUST of our clientele, partners and the business community for:

  • Our unparalleled understanding of industry
  • Our business sense
  • Our responsiveness
  • Our ability to identify and advice on how to manage risk
  • Our immense worldwide experience focused on Africa
  • Our ability to reduce the bureaucracy

Recent Deals:

Biggest Oil Find in Ghana – Aker Energy Deep Water Tano Cape Three Points. The Deep Water Tano Cape Three Points holds Ghana’s biggest Oil Field so far.

I am very pleased with the services you have provided to us thus far. You have been precise in your response to our requests and you have been responsive – both important factors for us.” - Stig Klausen Engelhart, General Counsel, Aker Energy.

450MW Thermal Power From Two (2) Power Ships

The Karpower project helped solve Ghana’s power crisis by providing 450 megawatts of power (ISO installed capacity) from two floating power stations to the state owned power Distribution Company. It was the first of the strategic measures by the Government of Ghana (GoG) to address the power crises that hit Ghana in 2016. It added an additional 20% power to the national grid.

AB & David advised from start to finish covering PPAs, and the transmission and interconnection agreements with the power transmission company the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo). 

Legal team and transaction structure advice: Selection of A Strategic Investor for The Development – Ghana’s Main Shipyard

Tema Shipyard is one of the biggest shipyards and dry docks on the West African coast. The Government of Ghana sought to engage a strategic investor to develop and upgrade the Shipyard.

“Working with AB & David on this project has helped us avoid a lot of stress. Their thorough understanding of the transaction resulted in a solicitation process that has generated more interest than we expected”- T.A. Selby, Chief Director Ministry of Transport.

660MW Rotan Gas Powered Project in Ghana

Legal advice to Rotan Energy on the development of a 660MW dual fuel Combined Cycle Power Plant in the Western Region of Ghana.


Contact Us:

8 Dr. Isert Road, North Ridge, Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana,

+233 30 225 3073, +233 30 225 3074, +233 30 701 2129

  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Member
  • IBA (International Bar Association)
  • ABA (American Bar Association)

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