Author: Bobby Banson

Bobby BansonThe Writer is the Lead Consultant with Robert Smith & Adelaide Law, a boutique law firm based in Accra and assists with the teaching of Civil Procedure at the Ghana School of Law, Makola Campus-Accra. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Tax Appeals in Ghana: Monetizing the Right to Justice?

Tax Appeals in Ghana: Monetizing the Right to Justice?

Bobby Banson- August 16, 2020

1.Introduction "If we never do anything which has been done before, we shall never act anywhere. The law will stand still whilst the rest of ... Read More

In Pursuit of Justice: What if the Son of Man Has Nowhere to Lay His Head?

In Pursuit of Justice: What if the Son of Man Has Nowhere to Lay His Head?

Bobby Banson- May 4, 2020

1.Introduction It is the dream of every Government for every citizen of that country to have a home or a job. Having a home or ... Read More

Tracing and Recovery of Assets in Ghana: Has Ghana’s Supreme Court Laid Down A New Standard?

Tracing and Recovery of Assets in Ghana: Has Ghana’s Supreme Court Laid Down A New Standard?

Bobby Banson- April 25, 2020

The Plaintiff, a bank incorporated in Nigeria, desirous of expanding its business operations in Chad opened an account with Banque Commercial Du Chad (BCC) which ... Read More

Injunctions Pending Appeal: When and How To Invoke The Jurisdiction Of Appellate Courts

Injunctions Pending Appeal: When and How To Invoke The Jurisdiction Of Appellate Courts

Bobby Banson- December 2, 2019

1. Introduction Injunction applications are very common before trial courts. In litigation over land, the Plaintiff often files an injunction application almost at the same ... Read More

7 Point Advice to Newly Called Lawyers

7 Point Advice to Newly Called Lawyers

Bobby Banson- October 4, 2019

I must begin by congratulating my soon to be colleagues who will be called to the Bar. As a fellow junior member at the bar, ... Read More

Meeting High Revenue Targets: A Tale of Nothingness and the GRA’s Rush for Fool’s Gold

Meeting High Revenue Targets: A Tale of Nothingness and the GRA’s Rush for Fool’s Gold

Bobby Banson- May 28, 2018

A. Introduction Every Country survives on taxes. Every person (natural or artificial) is obliged to pay tax on his taxable income or revenue.  All across ... Read More

Of Roots and Branches: The Curious Case of Order 81

Of Roots and Branches: The Curious Case of Order 81

Bobby Banson- May 2, 2018

Introduction “If your knowledge of substantive law is brilliant and you have no knowledge of the rules of Court then you cannot be a “proper” ... Read More

The Intra-Regional Jurisdiction of the High Court

The Intra-Regional Jurisdiction of the High Court

Bobby Banson- April 24, 2018

Background I want to set the tone of this paper with this hypothetical situation. The Plaintiff is a limited liability company with its registered address ... Read More

Regulating The Petroleum Industry in Ghana: The Investor’s Dilemma

Regulating The Petroleum Industry in Ghana: The Investor’s Dilemma

Bobby Banson- April 3, 2018

Background Prior to the Discovery of Oil in Commercial quantities in Ghana, the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) was the only state institution associated with ... Read More