Author: Samuel Alesu-Dordzi

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

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)

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

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- April 9, 2020 Read More

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

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

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

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

GLH World Case Basket

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- November 25, 2019

The Ghana Law Hub believes that its readers can benefit immensely from knowing about case law from other countries. This is why it has decided ... Read More

Court Awards Punitive Costs Against Lawyer for Frivolous and Time-barred Suit

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- November 21, 2019

A High Court in Nigeria, Abuja Division, has in the case of Dakolo v Fatoyinbo awarded costs of N1,000,000 against a lawyer for bringing an action ... Read More