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A BRIEF INTRODUCTION

PROGRESSIVE &

TOP-NOTCH

We are a progressive top notch law firm in Accra, Ghana providing comprehensive legal advice to both domestic and international clients. The firm’s philosophy is to provide expert legal advice with business acumen.

Avoid time-consuming court room litigation

Pre emptive and innovative solutions to dispute resolution.

Our clients' business needs and legal rights are our priority in all aspects of the services we render to you.

We leverage our skills and knowledge of business administration for your benefit.

SUPPORT IN A
WIDE RANGE
OF LEGAL MATTERS

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Energy Desk

Oil & Gas Agreements
Power Sale & Purchase Agreements
Interconnection Agreements
Infrastructure & Construction Contracts

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International & ADR Desk

International Law.
International Commercial Arbitration.
International Maritime Arbitration.
International Trade.

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Business Desk

Joint Ventures.
Public Private Partnerships.
Corporate law.
Commercial law.
Project & Infrastructure finance.

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Miscellaneous Desk

Translation of French documents.
Notarisation of documents.
Negotiation/ Review of documents/contracts.
Tenancy agreements.
Wills.
Due diligence.
Company registration.
Preparation, review and registration of documents in landed properties.
Registration/support with relevant government and regulatory bodies.

EXPERIENCED & KNOWLEDGEABLE LEADERSHIP.

Ellen Bannerman-Quist FCIArb EMBA is the Managing Consultant of the firm. She is an international lawyer, called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1993 and subsequently to the Ghana Bar in October 1993.  She has been key in the negotiation of many international agreements both as an attorney with the International Law Division of the Ministry of Justice and several energy contracts of the Volta River Authority.

OUR TEAM

We have a Team of multi-disciplinary experts with sector-specific credentials supporting the work of the Firm. Our experts are seasoned persons in their fields and bring their knowledge and expertise to bear on the service we deliver. We can update you with the relevant information upon engagement.

EXPERIENCED & KNOWLEDGEABLE LEADERSHIP.

Ellen Bannerman-Quist FCIArb EMBA is the Managing Consultant of the firm. She is an international lawyer, called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1993 and subsequently to the Ghana Bar in October 1993.  She has been key in the negotiation of many international agreements both as an attorney with the International Law Division of the Ministry of Justice and several energy contracts of the Volta River Authority.

OUR TEAM

We have a Team of multi-disciplinary experts with sector-specific credentials supporting the work of the Firm. Our experts are seasoned persons in their fields and bring their knowledge and expertise to bear on the service we deliver. We can update you with the relevant information upon engagement.

TESTIMONIALS

A Female Lawyer of Distinction and Professionalism

Ellen Bannerman-Quist is a female lawyer of remarkable distinction and professionalism. While we worked together at the Ministry of Justice’s International Law Division I was struck by her hard work, attention to detail & assiduous research capacity.

~ Betty Mould-Iddrisu (Mrs)
Former Attorney-General & Minister of Justice, Ghana

An Exceptional and Astute Lawyer

I have worked with Ellen Bannerman-Quist on several negotiations both in the power and oil and gas sectors. She is an exceptional and astute lawyer with a keen eye for detail. She comes highly recommended.

~ Charles Darku
Managing Director, Tullow Ghana (2013-2018)

 

A Seasoned Lawyer With Over 18 Years Of Experience

Mrs. Ellen Bannerman-Quist is a seasoned lawyer with over 18 years of experience in the energy sector. I had the privilege of working with her in VRA . She is truly professional, thorough in her legal reviews and very diligent. I highly recommend the services of the Firm.

 ~ Mrs. Monica Senanu
Director, Legal and Board Secretary, GRIDCO

 

A High Calibre Lawyer Who Goes The Extra Mile

Ellen Bannerman-Quist is a high calibre lawyer who goes the extra mile to competently deliver quality work. As a state attorney in the International Law Division of the Attorney-General’s Department, she worked on the legislative drafting instructions which culminated in the Anti-Terrorism Act 2008 (Act 762) and the Human Trafficking Act 2005 (Act 692).

~ Mrs. Estelle Appiah
Director of Legislative Drafting, Attorney- General’s Department of the Ministry of Justice, Accra

 

Analytical and Very Attentive.

I have known and worked with Ellen from my days in Power Operations in 2010 to my other role in Strategy at the Corporate level. As a lawyer, she is analytical and very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and details.

~ Ing. Alfred D. Sackeyfio
Director, Engineering Services

 

A Seasoned, Experienced, Principled and Knowledgeable Lawyer

I strongly recommend Ellen Banneman-Quist as a seasoned, experienced, principled and highly knowledgeable oil, gas and energy lawyer. I had the singular privilege of working with Ellen as the General Counsel of West African Gas Pipeline Company from 2012 till 2019. She served as the Volta River Authority Shareholder Legal Representative.

 ~ Emmanuella Nneka Arukwe
Former General Counsel, West African Gas Pipeline Company

A Unique Combination of Outstanding Legal Analysis & Professionalism

Ellen Bannerman-Quist is an outstanding lawyer with whom I have worked with for more than a decade. Ellen provides that unique combination of outstanding legal analysis and professionalism with sound business judgement.

~ Joseph Tato
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, New York, NY, USA

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