Olusola Ogundimu

Olusola Ogundimu is our exclusively recommended Trademark Law expert in Ghana on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Olusola directly using the contact details listed above.

Admitted to the Nigerian Bar 1992, Ghanaian Bar 2007, Education: Ghana School of Law 2007; Nigerian Law School [B.L 1991-1992]; Obafemi Awolowo University Ile – Ife [LL.B Hons. 1991]; University of Ile-Ife [BA Hons. 1986]; Work: Director, Integrated Legal Consultants, Accra Ghana since April 2007; Fugar & Company – Accra Ghana 2006 – 2007; Wright & Co – Freetown, Sierra Leone 2003 – 2005; Fourah Bay College – Freetown Sierra Leone, 2003- 2005; Aluko & Oyebode – Lagos Nigeria, 1994 – 2001; Oceanic International Bank – Port Harcourt River State Nigeria 1993 – 1994. Member: Nigerian Bar Association, Ghana Bar Association, International Trade Marks Association, International Bar Association.

Firm Overview:

Integrated Legal Consultants was founded in April 2007 and was established to offer dedicated and innovative corporate legal services while ensuring that the Ghanaian and West African business community and our network of international clients benefit from the highest quality of corporate and commercial legal services that the Practice seeks to provide.

Internationally, Integrated Legal Consultants benefits from extensive support capabilities which are derived from correspondent relationships with leading law firms in Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, these complement our ability to provide efficient and cost-effective services to our clients on a coordinated basis.

Integrated Legal Consultants Directors have over 41 years of combined legal experience in corporate and commercial legal practice, having worked in some of the top law firms in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Ghana.

Victoria Bright

Victoria Bright is the Managing Partner and co-founder of Addison Bright Sloane. She is qualified both in England & Wales and Ghana. Victoria has been practising for over 26 years, mostly in the UK where she trained at Taylor Wessing, a leading international law firm, and subsequently practised as a senior associate and then a partner at DLA Piper, one of the world’s largest law firms (by revenue). Victoria is responsible for overall management and international strategy of the firm and works closely with the firm’s Senior Partner. She also has responsibility together with the Senior Partner for business development and promotion of the firm in general.

Firm Overview:

Addison Bright Sloane is an exciting entrant into the Ghanaian legal market. Addison Bright Sloane was founded by two legal giants, Philip Addison and Vickie Bright, with a total of over 55 years’ experience, who have come together to combine their considerable Ghanaian and international legal expertise, to provide an exceptional range of services to the multiplicity and increasing volumes of sophisticated clients investing in Ghana at a time of significant change in the Ghanaian legal industry.

The merger was inspired by an acute recognition by the senior partners of the two firms Addison and Associates and International Legal Consultancy Services (“ILC”) of the:

  • need to provide significantly more sophisticated and unparalleled legal advice to the world’s leading organisations as they move into Ghana as a direct response to Ghana’s newfound oil economy, its ambition to industrialise and its business-friendly environment; and/or
  • expansion of the operations of such businesses on the continent and beyond.

Legal practice has become fast-paced, interconnected and global. With the international relationships that we have built over the years, we are excellently positioned to assist our clients in matters with a multi-jurisdictional dimension.

Charles F. Oduro

Managing Director of KEK Insurance Brokers Limited

Charles Oduro is the Managing Director (MD) of KEK Insurance Brokers Limited. He is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK (FCII). He holds Doctorate in Business Administration and Master of Applied Business Research from Swiss Business School and also holds Executive Master of Business Administration, Finance option and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration Insurance option from the University of Ghana Business School (formerly known as the School of Administration, University of Ghana).

Charles is an accomplished professional, results oriented and an effective team builder. He serves as a Part Time Lecturer at the Ghana Insurance College, Subject Matter Expert for the Ghana Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management and sits on several Boards including the Business Council of Africa (Ghana). He is also a member of the Ghana Insurance Institute’s Ethics committee.

Firm Overview:

KEK insurance brokers limited is a local insurance broking firm with substantial international links providing enhanced broking services to several local and multinational firms in all sectors of the economy. The company was registered as a limited liability company in 1985, and obtained the license to operate as an insurance broking and consultancy firm in 1990. The company since its establishment has competently handled insurances of well-placed local and multinational companies.

The company has been continuously adjudged by the National Insurance Commission as the leading insurance broking firm in Ghana since 1992. A KEK insurance broker limited has been able to achieve this feat because of the quality of service rendered to our cherished clients. We have structured and restructured insurances of several organisations, which has enabled them to save on premiums, and rationalised their accounts to minimize cost.

These insurance and reinsurance brokerage services have been offered by a strong team of professionals with extensive experience in insurance both locally and internationally.

Martha Owusu

Martha Owusu is our exclusively recommended Investment Services expert in Ghana on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Martha directly using the contact details above.

Martha is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), She holds a degree and a Master’s degree in Accounting. Martha has years of experience in the African Market as an investment advisor, introducing businesses from all over the world into Africa.

Martha is the founder of Way to Africa Ltd an organisation that promotes and assists investors to succeed in their business in Africa. Way to Africa promotes direct foreign investments in Africa.

Firm Overview:

The safe and secure way to invest in Africa

Way to Africa is an organisation that promotes investments in Africa. We have experts that have succeeded in doing business in Africa who are ready to hold your hands and take you to Africa. We have offices in the UK, Africa, Cameroun and other African countries.

Kingsford Amofa-Ayemang

Kingsford Amofa-Agyemang is the founder and the lead lawyer in KAA Law . He also doubles as the Managing Partner of the larger company Valuation & Appraisal Consult. Kingsford is a lawyer with core training in property and land law. He has over 15 years in private practice in property issues.

He is a member of Ghana Bar Association with very active practice in Accra. Initially trained as a Land Economist from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana with a BSc (Hons) degree in Land Economy and a business reengineering skills with an Executive Masters in Business Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Ghana Legon. He is both a member of the Ghana Bar Association and the Ghana Institution of Surveyor (GhIS).

Mr. Amofa-Agyemang is experienced in Land and Property Law having had years of collaborative practice with the Pricewaterhousecoopers on varied corporate legal and property related assignments. He has virtually become a walking encyclopedia of land law.

Before forming KAA Law he worked with a law firm called Kulendi at law where he was the Lead Lawyer in Property Law. He is very familiar with the property laws in Ghana. Since forming KAA Law he has been the lead lawyer in the firm leading the team in several negotiations and litigation assignments. His judgments on land law have been impeccable over the years.

Mr. Amofa-Agyemang is also an experienced valuer of fixed assets, landed properties, farms stocks and equipment, land acquisition, development and management, estate management and property investment appraisal.

He has consulted for a number of local and multinational companies through his collaboration with Pricewaterhousecoopers and other organization. He has consulted for companies such as MTN on property acquisitions and registration. He was the main consultant that carried out land acquisition for the West African Gas Pipeline Company, a US$ 600 World Bank project for Ghana, Nigeria and Benin. He has consulted for the Canadian High Commission in Accra for over 6 years.

Law Firm:

KAA Law firm based in Accra Ghana, is dedicated to the provision of legal services to our varied clients. KAA Law is organised in a manner to be capable of covering almost all fields of law, but having its emphasis on real estate and general property law, construction issues, commercial and company law.

We represent our clients at both national and international levels. Using our knowledge and highly professional experience in property issues we offer solutions that provide added value to our clients’ businesses and lead them to success.

KAA Law cooperates successfully with lawyers and law firms within Ghana and abroad. We have an established network of professionals like notaries public, accountants, auditors, real estate brokers, estate valuers, land surveyors, planners, etc. so we are able to meet the requirements of our clients in all business sectors, because we offer not only legal, but property valuation and appraisals, property audits, and facilities management services.

The diverse background of our team of staff has been one of the reasons which often put us above our competitors. Our clients include some of the companies featured in the prestigious Ghana Club 100 and some multinational companies.

Our firm is managed by some of the best all round real estate lawyers you can find in Ghana currently. The Managing Partner, Kwasi Amofa-Agyemang is a specialist in the real estate and development law. Beside his law qualifications, Mr. Amofa-Agyemang also holds a BSc.(Hons) degree in Land Economy and Real Estate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and has over 19 years practice in the real estate industry. Thus besides being a member of the Ghana Bar he is also a member of the Valuation and Estate Surveying Division of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors, the official body regulating real estate practice in. Mr. Amofa-Agyemang also has an MBA in Finance with special emphasis in real estate investment and analysis. He also has up to level 3 the ACCA and understands real estate finance and accounting.

In October 2011, Mr. Amofa-Agyemang was invited to give a lecture in Methods of appraising real estate investment in Ghana at the annual conference of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors. He is a member of the Africa Real Estate Society (AFRES).

Secondly, our law firm is also run together with its sister company called Valuation & Appraisal Consult, which provides a full scale real estate advisory services, namely: real estate assets acquisition, development, management and maintenance, rental and sales as well as valuation, surveying and appraisal services.

Thirdly, our lawyers and professionals have participated in several national and international real estate conferences notable among these are the annual Conferences of the American Real Estate Society in 2011 in Seattle USA and Florida, in 2012, Africa Real Estate Society in Windhoek in 2011 and that of the commonwealth Association of Surveyors and Land Economists (CASTLE) in Malta in 2011. This has equipped our lawyers and professionals to render top class real estate advisory services.

Our firm also provide support services to other law firms in handling real estate and inheritance matters. For the last three years our lawyers have also served as resource personnel and arbitrators for the Ghana Arbitration Centre in resolving real estate related disputes one of such disputes involved FAO office of the United Nations in Accra, Ghana.

Our firm’s knowledge and experience in real estate cuts across both local and international and also covers both customary and statutory holdings of land transaction.

We have provided advisory services in construction and real estate development and mortgage transactions for banks for real estate financing.

Our knowledge in real estate appraisal and valuation also puts us above our peers and we are a preferred choice law firm for real estate developers because we provide boutique real estate advisory services.

Our non law real estate professionals in our team are very dynamic and enterprising and highly respected in the real industry in Ghana.

Our services range goes beyond providing ordinary legal advisory services to include investment and development and well as environment aspects of the real estate business and we are unparalleled in Ghana in this area.

Cynthia (Jumu) Quarcoo

Founder and Managing Partner, Cynthia (Jumu) Quarcoo has extensive experience as a Corporate and Finance lawyer in Ghana and the United Kingdom.

Cynthia has over 15 years’ experience representing institutional clients. Cynthia is an experienced corporate/commercial lawyer with finance experience with specialization in the energy, financial and infrastructure sectors. An economics and business graduate, Cynthia’s early career as an Analyst at PriceWaterHouse Coopers has strengthened her ability to provide clients with commercially sound legal advice.

Until recently, Cynthia worked as a Senior Associate in the Banking and Finance Practice of International law firm, Fasken Martineau LLP in London and as a Consultant Senior Lawyer in the International Finance and Corporate department of Radix Legal & Consulting in London where she provided advise on general debt, project, development and asset finance transactions. Her representative experience includes the provision of project finance structuring advice on a $1.5 million joint venture coal to power infrastructure deal, advising the borrower on a $85 million syndicated loan facility and advising the lead arranger on a $400 million syndicated loan for an energy project.

Cynthia has a strong understanding of the African legal and business landscape., including the unique cultural and political challenges across different countries. An expert in advising firms setting up in emerging markets, she has a deep knowledge of international trade and customs law. Her experience ranges from establishing businesses and consultancies, to working with multinational firms conducting cross-border mergers, acquisitions, financing and refinancing. She also specializes in insolvency and corporate restructuring, having advised PwC on the liquidation of Ghana Airways in 2005.

Her achievements include, recognition by Chambers Global and Legal 500 as a leading lawyer within the field of ‘General Business Law (Ghana)’. (2009 – 2012 editions) and recognitionas a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000. She is a Contributor to the World Bank’s flagship “Doing Business Project” (2007-2017), Investment Guide to Sub-Saharan Africa: ‘What Chinese Investors Need to Know’ 2011 and The International Trade Centre (Joint WTO and UN Agency), Model Contracts for Small Firms: Legal Guidance for Doing International Business 2010.

She holds an LLM in Corporate Commercial Law and is currently undertaking an LLM in Banking and Finance Law.  She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics and Business Law, and is a Barrister of England and Wales, Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana. She is a member of Lincoln’s Inn and the Ghana Bar Association.

Cynthia heads the following Practice Areas within the firm:

– Banking and Finance (including Regulatory)
– Mergers & Acquisitions
– Energy/ Infrastructure / Mining
– Litigation & ADR
– Tax
– Intellectual Property, Entertainment, Media and Sports

Law Firm Overview:

CQ Legal & Consulting is a law firm based in Accra, Ghana that serves the needs of a broad range of corporate and unincorporated institutions and individuals.

We pride ourselves on our excellent service and extensive understanding of the legal systems, cultures, economic and regulatory environment in Ghana and sub-Saharan Africa. Total client satisfaction is always our goal and we see ourselves as partners with our clients in achieving their objectives.