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Name: Cynthia (Jumu) Quarcoo
Firm Name: CQ Legal & Consulting - Leading Law Firm in Ghana
Country: Ghana
Expertise: Sports Law

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Professional Biography:

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

Cynthia has over 15 years’ experience representing institutional clients. Cynthia is an experienced corporate lawyer with finance experience with specialisation 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 specialises in insolvency and corporate restructuring, having advised PwC on the liquidation of Ghana Airways in 2005.

Her achievements include, recognition by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 as a leading lawyer within the field of ‘General Business Law’. And recognitions as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000. She is a Contributor to the World Bank’s flagship “Doing Business Project”, Investment Guide to Sub-Saharan Africa: ‘What Chinese Investors Need to Know’ 2011 and The International Trade Centre, Model Contracts for Small Firms: Legal Guidance for Doing International Business 2010.

Cynthia Quarcoo 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 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.