Category: Civil Procedure

Is The Outcome of an Interpleader Proceeding Interlocutory or Final?

Is The Outcome of an Interpleader Proceeding Interlocutory or Final?

Bobby Banson- September 28, 2021

1.Introduction A person who holds a property to which he/she does not claim any legal or equitable interest may find himself/herself in a situation where ... Read More

Garnisheeing Joint Bank Accounts – The Ghanaian Law Perspective

Garnisheeing Joint Bank Accounts – The Ghanaian Law Perspective

Frederick Gurah Sampson- August 4, 2021

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

Preliminary Legal Issues for Determination: When to Raise Them.

Preliminary Legal Issues for Determination: When to Raise Them.

Bobby Banson- February 15, 2021

1.Introduction Parties go to court because they are unable to settle their disputes amicably. The rules of court have been enacted to provide an avenue ... Read More

In the Matter of Abena Ackah v Agricultural Development Bank: Has the Supreme Court Given to Caesar What Belongs to God?

In the Matter of Abena Ackah v Agricultural Development Bank: Has the Supreme Court Given to Caesar What Belongs to God?

Bobby Banson- January 6, 2021

1.Introduction The dichotomy between the Church and the State was epitomized in the words of Jesus Christ in the following text which is found in ... Read More

Matrimonial Jurisdiction of the District Court – Settling the Jurisdictional Controversy.

Matrimonial Jurisdiction of the District Court – Settling the Jurisdictional Controversy.

Frederick Gurah Sampson- November 23, 2020

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

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