Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah.

"It is possibly recognised as the leading corporate law firm in Ghana."  Corporate and Commercial - Chambers Global, 2022
"The ‘excellent’ team at Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah has a stellar reputation for its work with a wide range of notable local and foreign clients.." Corporate and Commercial - The Legal 500, 2022 

Our Corporate Commercial practice covers a wide range of commercial, regulatory and legal activities. We focus on legal advisory and transaction services on or related to agribusiness, advertising, automotives, broadcasting, consumer electronics, digital infrastructure, digital media entertainment, education, food and beverages, gaming, healthcare, hospitality, intellectual property, international trade, marketing, privacy and sports. We also provide expert legal advisory services on pensions, employment/labour and immigration matters. 

We ensure that we understand the business of our clients. Therefore, we bring a pragmatic and business-oriented approach to legal matters arising from strategic day-to-day operations, strategy decisions, restructurings and complex transactions. We adapt our expertise to all business needs, expansion of operations into Ghana, negotiating agreements, starting a new business venture and mergers and acquisitions. We work with Ghanaian and multinational companies, entrepreneurs, non-profit organisations and family businesses.

Our highly-experienced team is headed by Susan-Barbara Boye and Angela Gyasi

Key Matters

A global agricultural commodities merchant and processing company in Ghana: Ghana counsel in connection with the proposed sale of the entire issued shares of the company. 

A major retailer in Ghana: Ghana counsel on the sale of the company.          

A multinational telecommunications company: Proposed purchase of licensed spectrum from other licensees.

An international petroleum company: Ghana counsel on a global environment, health and safety mapping project. We reviewed and produced an up-to-date report on the environment, health and safety laws applicable to the company’s operations in Ghana.

A global IT service management company: IT infrastructure services on radio frequency devices and telecommunications equipment requirements, electrical product safety requirements, electromagnetic compatibility requirements, import and distribution requirements and product related environmental requirements.

A non-profit human development organization: The suitable legal vehicle to administer its affairs in Ghana.  Drafted the appropriate Regulations and constitutional documents.  Assisted with the registration of a company as a non-governmental organisation.

A leading health care insurance provider: Establishment of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Ghana.

An offshore drilling rig company: Setting up in Ghana to provide petroleum services to the upstream industry and registration with the Petroleum Commission.

A global health care company: Memorandum of understanding between Sanford World Clinics and the Ministry of Health. Advised on the basic rights, obligations and characteristics of an organisation on which agency status has been conferred by the Ministry of Health.

The world's most international tobacco group: Proposed delisting and private liquidation of BAT Ghana.

A multinational networking and telecoms company: Registration with the Data Protection Commission in Ghana.

A cross-border P2P payments and money transfer company: Ghanaian legal and regulatory regime on electronic payment systems.

One of the leading ecommerce platforms: E-commerce platform and other operational matters.

An African focused fixed income securities specialists: R&H Centre for Special Surgery regarding the withholding tax rates applicable to resident persons for payments made under a contract with non-resident persons for the supply of goods or works, or the supply of any services where the contract gives rise to income from the country.

The largest global healthcare company: General employment issues, termination of employment, review of employee handbook and employee benefits.

A global group of energy and petrochemical company: Labour law requirements in Ghana, reviewed its international long-term and non-national employment agreements, provided permanent and fixed-term employment contracts and advised on the labour law regime in Ghana.

An American multinational investment bank and financial services company: A Currency Swap Transaction with a leading bank in Ghana.

A global financial services group: A currency swap transaction with the Bank of Ghana executed under ISDA 2002 Master Agreement.

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