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Ghana: Leading Firms

In our second edition of Who's Who Legal: Ghana, we pick out six firms in Ghana that have delivered standout performances in our research. Bentsi-Enchill Letsa & Ankomah fields the strongest contingent of lawyers, featuring in six practice areas. AB & David performs especially well in relation to energy and procurement contracts, while Reindorf Chambers is most notable for its corporate and finance departments. Sam Okudzeto & Associates, Minkah-Premo & Co and Oxford & Beaumont Solicitors also feature in multiple practice areas. To view the full results of our research, please click here.

Ghana: Practice Areas

Our analysis of the Ghanaian market covers 10 distinct practice areas, featuring 102 individual listings. Corporate lawyers in Ghana are in the highest demand as global and national enterprises seek effective structures to help them survive a challenging business climate. The finance area follows closely behind with its lawyers expecting an uptick in activity next year. Energy and mining remain key markets for the country’s economy and its lawyers. Meanwhile, telecommunications is the most promising legal sector in the country. Labour and immigration is another notable chapter in our research, with an increase in corporate immigration and stricter legislation reportedly driving legal work.   Click here to view the results of our research.

Marketplace Overview

The past year has shown low rates of economic growth in Ghana, with Bloomberg rating the cedi as one of the worst-performing currencies in the world. Concerns over the country’s short-to-medium-term economic prospects have prompted its recent outreach to the International Monetary Fund and listing its third Eurobond on the Ghana Stock Exchange to shore up its finances. To read more please click here.

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Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2015 has been published in association with Global Investigations Review.  GIR is the only service providing global coverage of the ever-changing landscape of government enforcement and regulation. Every day it covers the latest developments in the law and practice of cross-border investigations: anti-bribery and corruption, financial services misconduct, antitrust, fraud, money laundering, tax and more, providing all the information you need in one place, to help you make the right decisions. For more information, including how to sign up to GIR headlines, click here.

Greenberg Traurig boosts Mexico City office with the addition of Raz Guzmán Abogados

Greenberg Traurig has absorbed the Mexican law firm Raz Guzmán Abogados – including corporate and finance specialist José Raz Guzmán; a fellow partner; and a team of four associates and four clerks.

Top labour and employment specialist Donald Dowling joins K&L Gates

K&L Gates has bolstered its global labour, employment and workplace safety practice, as well as its newly created global employer solutions practice, with the addition of Donald C Dowling, Jr. He joins from White & Case.

Bokwall Rislund is launched in Stockholm

Swedish lawyers Olle Rislund and Carl Bokwall have launched specialist boutique Bokwall Rislund in Stockholm.

CRA hires leading economist from Cornerstone Research

Charles River Associates has hired leading economic expert Michelle Burtis as vice president of its antitrust and competition economics practice in Washington, DC. She arrives from Cornerstone Research where she served as a senior adviser.

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