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Firm Profile

Ntrakwah & Co

Firm Profile

Accra

  • F37 Abafun Crescent
  • Labone Accra-North
  • P. O. Box 12556
  • Accra
  • Greater Accra Region
  • Ghana

Firm profile submitted by Ntrakwah & Co

Managing Partner: Felix Ntrakwah
Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 14
Languages: English, French


Since 1984, investors from around the world and within Ghana have relied upon Ntrakwah & Co. to help navigate the challenges of Ghanaian law. No other firm can share the same insight, experience and skill. If you are looking for a partner to help you navigate the world of Ghanaian law, Ntrakwah & Co. speaks your language. Ntrakwah & Co. provides the technical skills and trustworthiness you are looking for, with an insider’s knowledge in business, intellectual property, tax, construction, corporate and commercial, litigation and arbitration. Ntrakwah and Co. is synonymous with corporate and commercial practice and a leader in its other areas of practice. The firm is a member of Meritas and Legus.



Litigation:
3 partners, 4 fee earners
■ General representation of Banks and Non- Bank Financial Institutions
■ Representation of clients in complex corporate and commercial disputes
■ Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards
■ Representation of a client (regulator of Lawyers in Ghana) in respect of an action brought against it by a lawyer, after his name had been struck off the roll of Lawyers.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah and Nana Yaw Ntrakwah
■ Representation of a client in respect of an action brought against it challenging the constitutionality of the Law establishing the Lands Commission. Partners: Felix Ntrakwah and Nana Yaw Ntrakwah
Contact: Nana Yaw Ntrakwah
Tel: +233 509 039 890
Email: [email protected]

Arbitration:
2 partners, 4 fee earners
■ General representation of Banks and Non-Bank Financial Institutions in Ad hoc and Institutional Arbitrations
■ General advisory work on the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards
■ Representation of a client at the Ghana Arbitration Centre in respect of a claim the client brought against a commercial bank to recover fees for consultancy services rendered.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah and Kwadwo Ntrakwah
Contact: Kwadwo G. Ntrakwah
Tel: +233 243 837 364
Email: [email protected]

Corporate and Commercial:
4 partners, 4 fee earners
■■Work involves capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, company formation, among others
■■Negotiating and drafting the relevant documentation in respect of the sale of shares
■■Drafting of relevant documentation for a China based multinational company in a transaction with the Government Agency.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah and Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
■■Review of client’s petroleum agreement with the Government of Ghana and provision of advice on impact of the ITLOS ruling on the border dispute between Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah and Kwadwo Ntrakwah
■■Review of shareholders’ agreement and provision of advice to client on dispute between two of its shareholders as to a capital call.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah and Kwadwo Ntrakwah
■■Provision of legal advice for conducting an online promotional game in Ghana.
Partner: Kwadwo Ntrakwah
■■Provision of advice on setting up a Special Purpose Vehicle for a U.S.A. cooperative community funded nonprofit international economic development organization.
Partner: Abena Ntrakwah- Mensah
Contact: Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
Tel: +233 246 727 45
Email: [email protected]

Immigration and International Employment:
1 partner, 4 fee earners
■■Rendering of legal opinions on expiration of expatriate employees’ contracts
■■Representation of clients in labour and employment disputes before the Labour Commission
■■Drafting of policies on corporate social responsibility, employment manuals, redundancies, trade unions and collective bargaining agreements
■■Provision of advice to an External Company on termination of employment contracts to avoid wrongful dismissal suits in Ghana
■■Securing of various types of permits for expatriate staff including visas upon arrival, residence permits, ID cards and indefinite stays for client.
Partner: Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
Contact: Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
Tel: +233 244 672 745
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
2 partners, 3 fee earners
■■Trademark registration for international and domestic companies at the Registrar Generals’ Department in Ghana.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah and Abena Ntrakwah- Mensah
■■Handling of cases on trademark infringement before the Registrar of Trademarks and in the courts of Ghana.
Partner: Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
■■Collaboration with government agencies to seize and destroy counterfeits of Swedish client’s products brought into Ghana.
Partner: Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
Contact: Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
Tel: +233 244 672 745
Email: [email protected]

Public-Private Partnerships:
2 partners, 2 fee earners
■ Provision of advice for a Japanese multinational company in the rehabilitation of 59.9 km of National Trunk Road and major bridge in Ghana.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah, Kwadwo Ntrakwah
■ Consultation for a local company for a proposed public-private partnership for the development of maintenance dredging and pilot weed harvesting services.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah and Kwadwo Ntrakwah
■ Provision of advice to a French company in a proposed public-private partnership with a Government institution for cement production.
Partners: Felix Ntrakwah, Nana Yaw Ntrakwah
■ Consultation for the local subsidiary of a foreign company on a proposed public-private partnership for accessing degraded forest reserve lands for Forest Plantation Development.
Partner: Abena Ntrakwah- Mensah
Contact: Kwadwo G. Ntrakwah
Tel: +233 243 837 364
Email: [email protected]

Taxation:
2 partners, 2 fee earners
■ Provision of advice to an energy and utility supplier on withholding tax, tax liability for local and foreign expatriates, and double taxation issues.
Partner: Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
■ Provision of tax incentives and exemptions for a Japanese construction company involved in the construction of one of Ghana’s major highways.
Partner: Kwadwo Ntrakwah
Contact: Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah
Tel: +233 244 672 745
Email: [email protected]

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