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Work Highlights

Highlights Of Our Recent Experience

The Firm currently represents a multi-national renewable energy company which provides solar installation to industrial and private customers in Ghana and other sub-Saharan countries. As Legal Advisors of the company, we have provided full-scale legal advisory services with respect to six installation projects that provides over 1,000,000 watts of power to a number of suburbs in Greater Accra Region and also negotiated a myriad of agreements on behalf of the Company.

 

We advised and represented a telecommunications service provider at all stages of the transaction in respect of investment by the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (“GIIF”) for the development and construction of an Eight Hundred and Eighty-One (881) Kilometre in-land fibre-optic cable and an upgrade of an existing Nine Hundred and Seventy-Three (973) Kilometre optical ground wire fibre network along the Western Corridor of Ghana.

 

The Firm advised and prepared transactional documents for a multinational company in respect of the acquisition of shares, corporate restructuring as well as a review of the company’s compliance framework in line with the new Companies Act, 2019.

 

We advised an Industrial Company in respect of a Concession Agreement with the Government of Ghana for the proposed construction, development and operation of a Sky Cable Transportation System to supplement existing road networks across key congested areas in the city of Accra.

 

The Firm advised an industry leader in solar power, which supplies solar farms to businesses and communities in West and East Africa, as a key driver for sustainable development. We provided legal advice on all legal, regulatory and compliance matters in Ghana as it pertains to the renewable energy and electricity supply industry such as the licensing and permits process, review of the Energy Commission (Local Content and Local Participation) Electricity Supply Industry Regulations, 2017, Energy Commission Act and the Renewable Energy Act 2011.

We advised and represented our Client, an International Energy Company, on a Construction Facility Agreement and a Co-Development Agreement, seeking a revolving term loan facility for the purpose of designing and building Solar Power Systems on Project Sites in Ghana.

 

We advised and negotiated terms on behalf of our Client, in respect of a secured senior debt facility for the construction of a Liquified Petroleum Gas (“LPG”) storage terminal between equity investors and a financial institution.

 

The Firm advised and represented an Engineering Company in respect of a Public Private Partnership (PPP) for the construction, development and financing of a mixed-use waterfront community development on approximately 80 acres of land.

 

We advised and represented our Client in respect of an International Adoption proceedings between a foreign commissioning couple and Ghanaian surrogates.

 

We advised the local operations of an international Mining Company on matters of due diligence and compliance in relation to the Data Protection Act of 2012, Health and Safety Regulations and Protection against Unfair Protection Act 2000 in the context of engaging suitably qualified suppliers for goods and services within the mining industry. We also advised the company on the pension regime for its expatriate personnel in Ghana.

The Firm advised and prepared a comprehensive due diligence report for a leading international telecommunications company in respect of Data Privacy and the applicable compliance requirements under the Ghanaian law.

 

The Firm advised and represented a Client on the acquisition of USD 4,500,000.00 shares and the restructuring of the Client’s company in relation to an ecotourism and nature conservation investment.

 

We advised and represented our Client in respect of an International Adoption proceedings between a foreign commissioning couple and Ghanaian surrogates.

 

We advised the local operations of an international Mining Company on matters of due diligence and compliance in relation to the Data Protection Act of 2012, Health and Safety Regulations and Protection against Unfair Protection Act 2000 in the context of engaging suitably qualified suppliers for goods and services within the mining industry. We also advised the company on the pension regime for its expatriate personnel in Ghana.

 

The Firm advised and prepared a comprehensive due diligence report for a leading international telecommunications company in respect of Data Privacy and the applicable compliance requirements under the Ghanaian law.

The Firm advised and represented a Client on the acquisition of USD 4,500,000.00 shares and the restructuring of the Client’s company in relation to an ecotourism and nature conservation investment.

 

We advised on the tender process and negotiation of a FIDIC compliant contract for different aspects of the development, construction, and maintenance of an awarded multi-dollar hotel complex project portfolio regarding consultants, procurement, engineers and developers in Ghana.

 

The firm has advised several Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with respect to the setting up of operations in Ghana, securing the relevant NGO registrations, work and residence permits, and liaising with the relevant government agents for the necessary approvals.

 

We provided comprehensive advice on the legal and regulatory framework in relation to the setting up of a renewable energy company in Ghana as well as represented our Client at negotiations in relation to contracts with customers and investors for leasing of solar plants in Ghana within the renewable energy industry. We were further instructed by our Client on corporate restructuring, arrangements and acquisition.

 

We provided legal representation and advice at all stages of an aviation project in respect of an international airport terminal development. The EUR 66,350 project includes the construction and equipping of a new terminal with an area of 5,750m2 that can hold a capacity of 800,000 people per year and a runway extension with a new apron to handle aircrafts.

We provided legal advice and support with respect to an investment of our Upstream Petroleum client in a local business, led negotiations for their contracts with technical partners, operators of upstream oil and gas exploration, production facilities, covering drilling rigs, floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels, including marine vessels and onshore gas receiving facilities.

 

We provided full-scale advisory service to a French Upstream Petroleum services company which included the incorporation of a joint venture partnership in Ghana, set up of its operations, licensing, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance in the investment regime, corporate governance, business immigration processing, advice on the company’s contractual relationship with expatriate personnel.

 

We provide full-scale strategic legal advisory and representation for a multi-national medical diagnostics and pharmaceutical company operational in Ghana. Our services include incorporation of a business in Ghana, setting up its operations, licensing in the country, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance in the investment regime, corporate governance, immigration processing, advice on the company’s employment relationship with expatriates, senior medical consultants and other members of staff in accordance with local labour laws of Ghana.

 

We are currently engaged to provide full-scale legal advisory services including a due diligence assessment of the compatibility of local laws to the human resources policy of an international agrarian company focused on cooperatives.

 

We advised and represented a foreign company who had successfully obtained an award in arbitration proceedings in the UK to register and enforce the arbitration award against a Ghanaian Company in the High Court for £2,270,824.90 with post award interest and fees.

We advised and represented a private credit fund on providing debt financing for small and medium sized enterprises in sectors such as health, hospitality, mining and petroleum in Ghana.

 

We advised and represented a client in respect of a redeemable convertible loan facility investment to finance the development of facilities in an educational institution.

 

We are retained to advise a business chamber acting on behalf of a foreign government on the local laws of Ghana in relation to human rights, discrimination, anti-child labour, environmental responsibility and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The Firm was also instructed to draft employee share schemes, employee handbook including a code of conduct with respect to the workplace for an international company represented by the chamber.

 

We are retained as External Solicitors for a State utilities enterprise to pursue debt recovery claims against defaulters through court proceedings in which we have successfully obtained a number of judgements in favour of our Client and duly enforced same through Execution.

 

We have advised several Clients on the perfection of Securities and prepared and registered relevant transaction documents in respect of the Sale or Lease of both government owned and private properties in Ghana.

The Firm has routinely advised a number of clients on the process of registering Intellectual Property Rights in Ghana.

 

The Firm is regularly instructed on project finance and project development transactions as it relates to power projects, with new Clients investing in the renewable energy industry in Ghana and the sub-Saharan region.

 

We have been engaged to provide training on corporate governance and internal compliance monitoring to Clients across the various sectors, including the aviation sector and upstream petroleum services. The compliance training covers the anti-corruption laws of the UK (UK Bribery Act, 2016), USA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) and Anti-corruption Laws of Ghana.

 

The Firm was engaged by the Oxford Business Group (OBG) as its exclusive legal partner for the production of the Legal Framework chapter of the Report: Ghana 2020. We produced an in-depth legislative framework of Ghana aimed at investors and potential investors interested in in commercial ventures in Ghana including the Energy Sector. We further analysed key amendments in the new Companies Act 2019, amongst other pieces of legislation, and addressed the raft of measures that the government hopes will improve efficiency for investors, thereby improving Ghana’s ranking on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index in the process, and developing best practices.

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