Author: Samuel Alesu-Dordzi

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi is an Editor of the Ghana Law Hub.

Loans and Jointly Acquired Properties: A Brief Note on Adjei v Adjei

Loans and Jointly Acquired Properties: A Brief Note on Adjei v Adjei

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- October 3, 2021

Early on this year (on 21st April 2021), the Supreme Court in Peter Adjei v Margaret Adjei held that property acquired with a loan, which ... Read More

Obituary: Kojo Bentsi-Enchill

Obituary: Kojo Bentsi-Enchill

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- February 28, 2021

Kojo Bentsi-Enchill,  lawyer, writer, and pioneer of Ghanaian corporate practice, died on February 13, 2021, aged 71. He is crazy. “The product is where it ... Read More

Overview of the “Establishment of Emergency Communications Systems Instrument, 2020”

Overview of the “Establishment of Emergency Communications Systems Instrument, 2020”

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- April 10, 2020

On 23rd March 2020, the President of the Republic of Ghana gave his assent to Executive Instrument 63 which brought the “Emergency Communications System Instrument, 2020” ... Read More

Overview of the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012)

Overview of the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012)

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- April 10, 2020

The Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012) is the primary legal instrument in the Government of Ghana’s fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic. This piece ... Read More

COVID-19 and Frustration of Contracts

COVID-19 and Frustration of Contracts

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- April 9, 2020

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Impact of COVID-19 on Employment Relationship (233 Street Law Podcast)

Impact of COVID-19 on Employment Relationship (233 Street Law Podcast)

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- April 9, 2020

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High Court Pronounces on Lawyer’s Duty to Avoid Conflict of Interest.

High Court Pronounces on Lawyer’s Duty to Avoid Conflict of Interest.

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- March 16, 2020

“Having sued the 2nd Respondent in the substantive application, is Mr. Zwennes saying that he must, as a solicitor for the 2nd Respondent, be also permitted to ... Read More

Raising Points of Law for the First Time on Appeal

Raising Points of Law for the First Time on Appeal

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- February 17, 2020

The Supreme Court in Victoria Annang v Emoho & 4 Ors has held that subject to a few exceptions, a party cannot raise a point of law ... Read More

2019 In Employment Law

2019 In Employment Law

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- January 16, 2020

This piece looks back at some of the key employment law decisions given by Ghana’s Supreme Court in 2019.  When does redundancy/severance pay arise? The ... Read More

Farewell to Chief Justice Sophia AKuffo

Farewell to Chief Justice Sophia AKuffo

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- December 19, 2019

20 December 2019. This is the day Ghana’s 13th Chief Justice bows out after 24 years at the Supreme Court. And she chose a fine time ... Read More