Aceris Law’s Ghana Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning Ghana, i.e., where Ghanaian law applies, a contract is executed in Ghana, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Ghana, or the Ghanaian State or a Ghanaian State entity is involved.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, ICDR, VIAC and other arbitration rules, many of which have concerned Ghana and neighbouring States.
Our Ghana Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Ghanaian lawyers, who are involved depending on the specific needs of a given arbitration. This ensures that our clients obtain the best arbitration legal representation while also maintaining cost-effectiveness for arbitrations involving Ghana.
Our Ghana Arbitration Lawyers Desk also has access to Ghanaian jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking English. We have permanent access to offices in Accra to meet and work with clients, although our home office is located in Geneva, Switzerland and we are always available to clients, regardless of their location, through videoconference.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving Ghana and West Africa. We have represented Ghanaian clients in disputes with a Chinese company under the CIETAC arbitration rules as well as a dispute against a large European company concerning a construction project in West Africa. Aceris Law’s Ghana Arbitration Lawyers Desk also co-represented a Claimant in an ICC arbitration concerning a gas processing agreement under Nigerian law. Aceris Law also represented an Austrian construction company in an ICC emergency arbitrator proceedings and arbitration against a West African contractor. Our lawyers served as a counsel for West African company in an ad hoc arbitration under OHADA law and also provided counsel for settlement negotiations for a West African client against French company. We have also been involved in a number of investment arbitrations in the region.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning Ghana, Aceris Law ensures that the arbitrations involving Ghana are handled efficiently, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills, which are important for a successful outcome of an international arbitration.
To learn more about Aceris’ Ghana Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.