Infrastructure projects in Ghana

Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah has a well-regarded team that advises on a wide range of issues in the mining and energy sectors, and the first-rate team has an excellent reputation for its work on major infrastructure projects. The department is lead by the highly regarded Seth Asante Seyram Dzikunu  and newly-promoted partner Elizabeth Ashun . Dzikunu has extensive experience in a vast array of corporate and commercial oil and gas projects as well as power and mining issues, while Ashun has been involved in major infrastructure and real estate projects in Ghana and has acted for Government institutions, construction companies, developers and charities.

Key clients

Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF)

African Export–Import Bank

Team Engineering SpA and Vision Consult Limited

Platinum Properties Limited

A.P Moller Capital



Work highlights

  • Acting as legal sub-consultant to KPMG, consultant to the Ministry of Finance, in connection with the development of the Volta Lake Inland Water Transport System.
  • Acting as legal sub-consultant to Team Engineering SpA & Vision Consult Limited in connection with the Ghana-Burkina Faso Inter-Connectivity Railway Project.
  • Advising Afreximbank in connection with the grant of a debt facility of $65.8m to PMD Assetco Limited in connection with the construction of a Floating Dry Dock at Takoradi Port.


ENSafrica has a dedicated project development team, which is well regarded for its cross-border work in the energy and infrastructure sectors. It is skilled at advising on all aspects of projects from project financing matters to obtaining permits and advising on regulatory issues. Under the leadership of Paa Kwesi Morrison , the group has advised on deals as diverse as the construction of power plants and major national roads and bridges to luxury apartment buildings and hospitals. Rachel Dagadu  is highly regarded for her work in the energy and natural resources sectors.

Practice head(s):

Paa Kwesi Morrison

Other key lawyers:

Rachel Dagadu

Key clients

Deutsche Bank S.P.A

The Standard Bank of South Africa

UK Export Finance

Growthpoint Investec Africa Properties Limited

The Export-Import Bank of China

KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH

Standard Chartered Bank

Nedbank Limited

FirstRand Bank Limited

Hungarian Export-Import Bank Private Limited Company

Investec Bank Limited

Ampromfi Group Limited

NMS Infrastructure Limited

Work highlights

  • Provided advice to Deutsche Bank in relation to a financing to the Ministry of Finance for the construction of the new Takoradi Market in Ghana.
  • Advised on the restructuring and consolidation of debt owed by five property special purpose vehicles owned by the Growthpoint Investec Africa Properties Limited.
  • Advising Paramount Group Limited in connection with the drafting and negotiation of an engineering and construction contract with the Ghanaian Ministry of Defence for the construction of forward operating bases, forward logistics bases and regional bases.

N. Dowuona & Company

N. Dowuona & Company advises on the full range of issues that arise in Ghana’s energy and infrastructure sectors, including handling the regulation of companies in the oil and gas, power, railways, ports and harbour sectors as well as those in the telecoms industry. The practice has also advised various mobile telecoms and telecoms service providers on a variety of regulatory matters. With NanaAma Botchway at the helm, the group has acted for companies involved in the midstream and downstream oil and gas industries as well as companies involved in renewable energy projects.

Practice head(s):

NanaAma Botchway

Other key lawyers:

Achiaa Akobour Debrah


‘The team led by NanaAma Botchway is very competent and responsive. The advice provided has been comprehensive. Apart from the strictly legal side of matters, they are also able to provide a wider context to their advice through their contacts with governmental and regulatory authorities which has been helpful’.

‘NanaAma Botchway is extremely knowledgeable and authoritative. Her team, including Achiaa Debrah is very responsive and easy to work with’.

Key clients

Team Engineering Spa and Vision Consult Limited

Prime Meridian Docks Ghana Limited

Statkraft SA

Helios Towers Limited

Puma Energy


Temple Power

Work highlights

  • Advised Team Engineering and Vision Consult on the construction of a 1,100km of standard gauge railway line from the port of Tema to Ouagadougou on a DBOT basis.
  • Advised Prime Meridian Docks on the construction of a world class ship and rig repair and maintenance facility at the Takoradi Harbour, to be operated under a concession granted by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority.
  • Advised an international construction and development company on its proposed participation in a water infrastructure system project being undertaken under a contract with a state-owned company.