Our reputation hinges on the quality of our legal team and Ashong Benjamin has a formidable team with wide-ranging expertise.
Each partner has been involved in major transactions in Ghana in inter alia, the fields of project finance, oil and gas, mergers and acquisitions and mining. Each has worked for or represented some of the largest organizations worldwide including Newmont and the Standard Bank of South Africa.
The blending of these capabilities can only be for the benefit of the client.
Ashong Benjamin aims to deliver services of the highest quality in an open, friendly and business-like manner, understanding the needs and pressures of our clients. Our focus includes responsiveness, tailor-made solutions and being at the forefront in a constantly changing legal and economic environment.
The uniqueness of Ashong Benjamin lies in the experience and varying strengths each of the partners brings to the legal market in Ghana. The partners appreciate the fact that today’s client requires solutions to the issues, which may go beyond purely legal opinions and an interpretation of law. We therefore endeavour to ensure that our advice takes all aspects of the clients business into consideration.
Among the areas in which we offer legal services are energy (upstream and downstream), power, banking and finance, labour and employment, corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, natural resources, tax, corporate governance and compliance, estate and land transactions and wealth management.
We also offer specialised assistance to clients navigating the Ghanaian regulatory environment, guiding them through license application and registration processes. We render excellent skills in dealing with regulatory bodies, maintaining and developing communications between private enterprise and governmental departments.
In the area of ethics and anti-corruption compliance, Ashong Benjamin has developed an extensive anti-bribery and corruption program, which complies with the FCPA and UK Bribery Act. We offer programs through training and setting up compliance structures, with detailed policies can be shaped to meet the particular client’s needs.