Ekua Hayfron Benjamin | Senior Partner
Tel (mob): +233 202225400/+233 244073513
Project Finance, Banking, Mining, Corporate and Commercial
Called to the Ghana Bar, 1992
Called to the Trinidad and Tobago Bar, 1986
LL.B (Lond), 1984
Summary Areas of Experience and Expertise
Prior to participating in the establishment of Ashong Benjamin & Associates, Ekua Hayfron-Benjamin was a partner in Reindorf Chambers where she participated in numerous projects involving equity and loan investment transactions in, inter alia, the banking, energy and mining sectors. She regularly supervised the conduct of legal due diligence exercises and the preparation of due diligence reports.
She has extensive experience in project finance transactions, banking, power and natural resources law providing legal support to a number of banks, mining companies and other entities in their operations and transactions.
She has provided advice to major consumers of power in relation to their power purchase and transmission agreements and recently advised a major African bank in their financing of a Ghana power producer. She played a major role in the provision of advice to the lenders to Kosmos Energy on Ghanaian law matters in relation to the financing of the development of the Jubilee Oil Fields as well as to a major international bank in respect of the financing of the construction and development of a seawater desalination plant in Accra.
Her work has taken her into a variety of areas including the area of sports law and real estate law.
Ekua is ranked in IFLR1000 and Chambers and Partners as a leading lawyer.