Author: Frederick Gurah Sampson
‘Article 71’ Office Holders and Retiring Emoluments, When Ex Gratia Meets Nemo Dat Quod Non Habet, Russia-Ukraine War, and During Debt Exchange – Reflections of a Citizen, Not a Spectator!
When the President, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, was sworn into office on 7th January 2017 as President of the Republic of Ghana for ... Read More
Of Testamentary Freedom Under Ghana Law and The Limitations Thereof – The Case of Man Born Free but Everywhere in Chains?
Photo by Melinda Gimpel on Unsplash It is the Political Philosopher J.J. Rousseau who said “Man is born free but everywhere is in chains.” It ... Read More
Treatment of Shareholders’ Unclaimed Dividends Under the Companies Act 2019, (Act 992) and the Constitutional issue that Arises!
Voice Summary: Introduction Businesses, be it Limited Liability Companies, Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships etc in Ghana like elsewhere exist with the aim of maximizing profit. Shareholders ... Read More
Seeking Default Judgments over Declaratory Reliefs Under Ghana Law – Navigating the Procedural Nuances
Voice Summary by Author: Introduction. The objective of every Plaintiff who commences an action either by issuance of writ, petition or an originating motion ... Read More
Rethinking Article 68(5) of the 1992 Constitution – Taxation of the Emoluments of the President of the Republic of Ghana – An Introspection
Introduction. The President of Ghana is, under the law, the first gentleman of the land and he takes precedence over all other persons in Ghana. ... Read More
Garnisheeing Joint Bank Accounts – The Ghanaian Law Perspective
Frederick Gurah Sampson Esq and Roselyne Kaledzi Esq Introduction. The Bank-Customer relationship usually commences with the account opening processes. This is the stage where the ... Read More
Rethinking Article 78(1), of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana – Lessons from Ghana’s Election 2020.
Introduction. If there is one thing that the Parliamentary results of the 2020 elections taught Ghanaians (both politicians and non-politicians), it is the need for ... Read More
20 Lessons From 5 Years of Legal Practice
The lawyering journey starts on the day one is called to the Bar. The day of the Call is therefore an important day in the ... Read More
Matrimonial Jurisdiction of the District Court – Settling the Jurisdictional Controversy.
Introduction Jurisdiction in law is fundamental. It is the power or authority upon which a person or a body acts. Without the requisite jurisdiction, a ... Read More
Understanding the Ghanaian Law on Garnishees (2)
By: Frederick Gurah Sampson (Legal Department, Zenith Bank Ghana Limited) & Roselyne Kaledzi (A-Partners@Law) What happens when the Garnishee pays out the money to the ... Read More