Category: CATEGORIES

Does The General Legal Council Have Jurisdiction Over the Attorney-General?

Does The General Legal Council Have Jurisdiction Over the Attorney-General?

Frederick Gurah Sampson- June 3, 2024

Article 88 (1) “There shall be an Attorney-General of Ghana who shall be a Minister of State and the principal legal adviser to the Government. ... Read More

Right to Sue on Behalf of The Family: Settled Principles & Unsettling Surprises

Right to Sue on Behalf of The Family: Settled Principles & Unsettling Surprises

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 31, 2024

Introduction The principle was laid down long ago under customary law that in matters affecting family property, it is the head of the family who ... Read More

Capacity: A Janus-faced Concept  in Ghanaian Jurisprudence

Capacity: A Janus-faced Concept in Ghanaian Jurisprudence

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 20, 2024

Introduction “Our word to you does not waver between ‘Yes’ and ‘No’. 2 Corinthians 1:18 NLT. The story of capacity is like the Biblical Reuben. ... Read More

Unmasking the Scope of Jurisdiction of a Court and Avoiding Judicial Journalism – A Look at Anas A. Anas v Kennedy Agyapong

Unmasking the Scope of Jurisdiction of a Court and Avoiding Judicial Journalism – A Look at Anas A. Anas v Kennedy Agyapong

Bobby Banson- May 15, 2024

Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Unsplash 1.Introduction: On the 15th of March 2023, Justice Eric Baah JA, sitting as an additional High Court Judge delivered ... Read More

Navigating the Role of the Corporate Counsel: Insights from My Journey

Navigating the Role of the Corporate Counsel: Insights from My Journey

Helen Amponsah Asare- February 13, 2024

Transitioning from traditional private practice in a law firm to a successful Corporate (In-house) Counsel demands adaptation and the acquisition of new skills. In this ... Read More

The Doctrine of Continuous Violation: Can It Be Caught by the Doctrine of Estoppel and the Statute of Limitation?

The Doctrine of Continuous Violation: Can It Be Caught by the Doctrine of Estoppel and the Statute of Limitation?

Derick Adu-Gyamfi- January 1, 2024

“On principle of public policy nobody should be allowed to take advantage of his own wrong.” Introduction With this doctrine the decision in Bodner v ... Read More

Legal Effect of Service And Pendency of an Application for Injunction in Ghana – Restating the Position!

Legal Effect of Service And Pendency of an Application for Injunction in Ghana – Restating the Position!

Frederick Gurah Sampson- December 28, 2023

Dedication The author dedicates this paper to his sister, who obtained and graduated with her PhD from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) ... Read More

Has it registered that your company needs a register?

Has it registered that your company needs a register?

Shirley Somuah- March 2, 2023

Photo by Marissa Grootes on Unsplash Take your average limited liability company incorporated in Ghana: the typical minimum of two directors and at least one ... Read More

George Odamtten & Ors v. Wuta-Ofei & Ors [2018]: A Laudable Demonstration of Judicial Reasoning by the Supreme Court?”

George Odamtten & Ors v. Wuta-Ofei & Ors [2018]: A Laudable Demonstration of Judicial Reasoning by the Supreme Court?”

Ghana Law Hub- January 16, 2023

Author: Joel Oheneba Afari-Acquah Abstract The Supreme Court of Ghana in George Odamtten & Ors v Wuta-Ofei & Ors affirmed the decision of the Court of ... Read More

Owusu v. Addo: An Unnecessary Hurdle In The Pursuit Of Justice

Owusu v. Addo: An Unnecessary Hurdle In The Pursuit Of Justice

Bobby Banson- April 21, 2022

Summary: The author considers the impact of the Supreme Court’s strained and narrow interpretation of the word “judgment” in Article 131 in Owusu v Addo ... Read More