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Augustine B. Kidisil

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Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Energy and Maritime

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Augustine practices with Kimathi & Partners’ Dispute Resolution, Energy and Maritime law department. Augustine runs some of the firm’s bigger litigation cases. His practice has included a varied representation of multinational corporations in a variety of industries throughout Ghana in connection with corporate governance litigation, contract litigation, telecommunications litigation, intellectual property litigation, admiralty and shipping, and labour disputes.

 

Augustine’s cases have included successful defense of a multinational mining company against an adverse claim to its mineral rights; defense of one of the world’s largest oil field service companies in a NEC 3 contractual dispute; defense of Africa’s leading independent oil exploration and production company against a significant and novel tort claim; defense of Google Inc. and Google Ghana Limited against a first-of-its kind online defamation claim in Ghana; defending a multinational telecommunications company in an intellectual property dispute, and acting for a multinational telecommunications company in two cases against the National Communications Authority in the Electronic Communications Tribunal.

 

Augustine also has extensive experience in advising multinational companies on compliance with Ghana’s local content requirements in the petroleum sector, and has delivered expert presentations at international seminars on topical issues in oil and gas, and shipping in Africa.

Languages

English

Member

Ghana Bar Association

Young International Arbitration Group

Young ICSID Member

Education

Master of International Law and Economics (WTI, Bern, 2014)

LL.M Maritime Law (University of Southampton, 2013)

Ghana School of Law (2011)

LL. B (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2009)


Ghana

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Kimathi & Partners, Corporate Attorneys’ ‘excellent and responsive team has a great and refreshing attitude’ and represents clients such as Tullow Oil, Asanko Gold, Google, the Danish Embassy in Ghana and Volvo. It has a proven track record of representing global multinationals, foreign investors and foreign governments in high-profile matters and on novel points of law. Kimathi Kuenyehia is praised for his ‘superb response times, the quality of his advice, and his professionalism’. Augustine Kidisil is ‘very efficient’.

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