Category: Civil Procedure

Board of Governors, Achimota School vrs Nii Ako Nortei II & 2 Ors: A Case Of Judicial Sympathy Elevated to Principle of Law?

Board of Governors, Achimota School vrs Nii Ako Nortei II & 2 Ors: A Case Of Judicial Sympathy Elevated to Principle of Law?

Ghana Law Hub- October 12, 2020

By: Isaac Kwadwo Ankah (Associate, A-Partners@Law)   “…The justice to be dispensed is justice within the law and not one of sympathy. Judicial sympathy, however ... Read More

Understanding the Ghanaian Law on Garnishees (2)

Understanding the Ghanaian Law on Garnishees (2)

Frederick Gurah Sampson- August 26, 2020

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

Understanding the Ghanaian Law on Garnishees (1)

Understanding the Ghanaian Law on Garnishees (1)

Frederick Gurah Sampson- August 24, 2020

Authors: Frederick Gurah Sampson (Legal Department, Zenith Bank Ghana Limited)  & Roselyne Kaledzi (A-Partners@Law) Introduction Parties go to court or resort to any other dispute resolution ... Read More

A Ban on John Doe in Ghana: A Blessing or A Curse?

A Ban on John Doe in Ghana: A Blessing or A Curse?

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- July 17, 2020

Introduction One person who has probably litigated more than any other person under the sun is ‘John Doe’. He is indubitably known to the laws ... Read More

Order 81 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (CI 47); A Fetish in Civil Procedure Practice

Order 81 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (CI 47); A Fetish in Civil Procedure Practice

Derick Adu-Gyamfi- July 2, 2020

Introduction Rules of court comes within the ambit of subsidiary legislation. Because it is a subsidiary legislation, our courts over the past two decades have ... Read More

Is Akrong vrs. Bulley Still Good Law?

Is Akrong vrs. Bulley Still Good Law?

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 29, 2020

Introduction It is common knowledge that capacity is a fundamental legal principle in the commencement of any legal suit, the lack of which strips a ... Read More

Serving the Court’s Process on the Court: A Discussion on the Service of Court Processes

Serving the Court’s Process on the Court: A Discussion on the Service of Court Processes

Justice Srem-Sai- May 28, 2020

A legal claim, even an incontestable one, will not be noticed by the courts unless or until it is properly brought to the notice of ... Read More

Navigating the Maze of Striking Out Pleadings – A Hands-On Approach to Invoking the High Court’s Jurisdiction (2)

Navigating the Maze of Striking Out Pleadings – A Hands-On Approach to Invoking the High Court’s Jurisdiction (2)

Kwabena Frimpong Mensah- May 23, 2020

Must a Defendant Enter Appearance before Bringing an Application Under Order 11 Rule 18? Once a writ of summons with its accompanying statement of claim ... Read More

Navigating the Maze of Striking Out Pleadings – A Hands-On Approach to Invoking the High Court’s Jurisdiction (1)

Navigating the Maze of Striking Out Pleadings – A Hands-On Approach to Invoking the High Court’s Jurisdiction (1)

Kwabena Frimpong Mensah- May 22, 2020

Introduction Disputes and in effect litigation, are aspects of life that have been in existence since the days of old. The earliest form of a ... Read More

Covid-19, Legal Practice and its Implications for Judicial Decision Making

Covid-19, Legal Practice and its Implications for Judicial Decision Making

African Centre on Law and Ethics -GIMPA- May 19, 2020

On Wednesday 6th May 2020, His Lordship Justice Dennis D. Adjei, Justice of the Court of Appeal of Ghana and Honorific Dean of the GIMPA Faculty ... Read More