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Raymond Codjoe

Raymond Codjoe
Office:
House No. 40,
Samora Machel Road, Asylum Down
PO Box AN 16843,
Accra-North, Ghana
City:
Accra
Country:
Ghana
Tel:
+233 244 607 877
Fax:
+233 302 765 028

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Ghana - Telecoms
Raymond Codjoe obtained his LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Ghana; his BL from the Ghana School of Law; and his LLM (information communication and telecommunication law) from the University of Strathclyde. He was called to the Ghana Bar in October 1987. He performed his National Service as an assistant state attorney in the director of public prosecutions' office from 1987 to 1989.

He opened his private legal practice in 1990 as RA Codjoe & Co. This was later renamed RA Codjoe Law Offices.

The firm provides litigation services in general civil and criminal practice, appeals, alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and matrimonial & children rights/interests protection.

Legal corporate services in business and incorporation, business promoters advisory services, joint venture & shareholder's investment negotiations & agreements, commercial law, company & corporate law, contract negotiations, strategic advisory services, corporate restructuring & governance, employment & industrial relations.

Legal investment, land & regulatory compliance services in foreign direct investment, PPP arrangements and agreements, conveyancing & drafting, infrastructure project development, debt recovery, banking & finance incorporation and compliance issues, Stock Exchange related issues, insurance claims, negligence and tort based action, medical, pharmaceutical incorporation & regulations issues, fishery & processing, fishing vessels registration & regulatory structure, natural resource mining (upstream & downstream activities), telecommunications & internet-based legal services, regulatory compliance and monitoring, information technology and value added services, intellectual property, free zones licensing & operations, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre registration and operations, applicable & relevant regulatory compliance issues, environmental & occupational health & safety issues & compliance monitoring.

Raymond Codjoe was a member of a team of experts who assisted the government of Ghana in developing the Ghana ICT Policy for Accelerated Development (ICT4AD). He was appointed by the minister of communications in September 2005 to assist in the drafting of Electronic Transactions Bill; National Information Technology Agency Bill; National Communication Authority Bill; and Electronic Communications Bill. He was a member of a team of experts who drafted the Data Protection Bill; Electronic Investigations and Interception Regulations Bill; Ghana Domain Name Registry Bill; Electronic Signature Regulations Bill; Electronic Waste Regulations; Companies Code Amendment Draft Bill; Electronic Payment Medium Regulations Bill; Electronic Communications Regulations Bill; Mobile Number Portability Regulations Bill; Quality of Service Regulations Bill; SIM Card Registration Regulations Bill; Regulations on Grant of Special Licence Bill; Equipment Type Regulations Bill; and E-Government Advisory Note. He was also a member of the inter-ministerial subcommittee to the Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, set up to advise on negotiations with Microsoft on bulk licensing of selected Microsoft products and use of Microsoft technology for data centres on the GoG private cloud/server platform.

Raymond Codjoe is a legal consultant to Leading Associates, a US-incorporated company, on the issues impacting on legal aspects in the design of the Ghana E-Justice CMS project, Judicial Service Study Report, and GAP analysis and comparative study report and Final report. He would provide similar services during the implementation phase of the Pilot CMS project.

His affiliate business, Consult General (www.consultgeneral.co.uk), is dedicated to information technology consultancy services. It works as both an independent consultancy, or in joint venture consortium arrangements with other consultants or consulting firms.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Ghana which can be purchased from our Shop.

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