Ex Parte Yvonne Amponsah Brobbey Case: Did the Supreme Court actually shut the door on Civil Proceedings in an intermedelling Case?
Photo by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash Introduction Last month, the Supreme Court in the landmark case of the Republic v. High Court (Commercial Division), Accra; ... Read More
Business Email Compromise and You
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash By: Barbara Ewoenam Afua Kukah Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic aside, one of the most shocking events of the year 2020 ... Read More
Of Testamentary Freedom Under Ghana Law and The Limitations Thereof – The Case of Man Born Free but Everywhere in Chains?
Photo by Melinda Gimpel on Unsplash It is the Political Philosopher J.J. Rousseau who said “Man is born free but everywhere is in chains.” It ... Read More
The Attorney-General’s Unsolicited Advice To The Auditor-General: Why The Attorney-General Gets It Wrong
The Attorney-General (the “AG”), Godfred Dame, has taken issue with the publication of a special audit report on the government of Ghana’s COVID-19 expenditures covering ... Read More
Res judicata: The Undefined Borders
Introduction The Common Law doctrine of res judicata holds that where a court of competent jurisdiction has determined a case to finality, the parties and ... Read More
Must An Application for Recovery of Possession of Immovable Property Be Made on Notice or Ex Parte?
Authors: Antoinette Kyeremanteng & Theophilus Boateng Osei Abstract This paper seeks to analyze, evaluate and examine the contention whether or not recovery of possession after ... Read More
New FIFA Football Agent Regulations – Requirements to become a Ghanaian Football Agent.
Voice Summary by Author: According to reports, Paul Pogba's agent, the late Mino Raiola, made £41 million from his client's 2016 transfer to Manchester United. This transfer ... Read More
Treatment of Shareholders’ Unclaimed Dividends Under the Companies Act 2019, (Act 992) and the Constitutional issue that Arises!
Voice Summary: Introduction Businesses, be it Limited Liability Companies, Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships etc in Ghana like elsewhere exist with the aim of maximizing profit. Shareholders ... Read More
General Traverse, Where is your sting?
Author:Richmond Agbelengor Voice summary: 1.Introduction In a legal tussle, facts alleged by a party and admitted by the opposite party do not become facts in ... Read More
Default Judgment and the Doctrine of Estoppel Per Rem Judicata: A Legal Conundrum in Order 10 Rule 6 & Order 13 Rule 6(2) of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (C. I 47)
Voice Summary by Author: Introduction Meaning of default judgment Default judgment is a judgment which is not on its merits but a judgment based solely ... Read More
Seeking Default Judgments over Declaratory Reliefs Under Ghana Law – Navigating the Procedural Nuances
Voice Summary by Author: Introduction. The objective of every Plaintiff who commences an action either by issuance of writ, petition or an originating motion ... Read More
Ghana’s Push for Compulsory Arbitration in Respect of Some Causes of Action- A Hit or A Miss?
Introduction The word “arbitration” has gained a lot of traction in recent years. It is now “fashionable” or “chique” to incorporate arbitration clauses in all ... Read More
Summary: Transparency International & Ors V Republic of Ghana (the Agyapa Case)
On July 13, 2022, the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Court) shall deliver its judgment in a ... Read More
Rahim Baba Salifa: The Boy Caught Between Ghana-Guinea Tensions
The early days of law school was difficult. It required getting used to the case law method of teaching and learning. And adapting to the ... Read More
Insolvency and Arbitration: An Analysis of Ghana’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Act, 2010 (Act 798)
1.Introduction Conflict has become accepted as part of human engagements and endeavours. When conflict arises, the disposition of the parties involved in it is to ... Read More
An Examination of Victim-Offender Mediation in the Criminal Justice System
A.Introduction As traditional court processes become unpopular, there has been recourse to flexible modes of adjudication through alternative dispute resolution. In the criminal justice context, ... Read More
Rethinking Article 68(5) of the 1992 Constitution – Taxation of the Emoluments of the President of the Republic of Ghana – An Introspection
Introduction. The President of Ghana is, under the law, the first gentleman of the land and he takes precedence over all other persons in Ghana. ... Read More
Matters Arising Out of the Abdulai Court: Presiding Members can Wear two Hats
Article 110(1) of the Constitution provides that “subject to the provisions of this Constitution, Parliament may, by standing orders, regulate its own procedure.” Article 101 ... Read More
Territorial Jurisdiction of Lower Courts- Can Suits Be Transferred From One Lower Court to Another?
1.Synopsis It isaccepted that there is only one (1) High Court in Ghana but for administrative convenience, the Chief Justice may create different high courts ... Read More
Joinder of a Juristic Entity in an Article 64 Petition: A Slippery Slope in Civil Procedure Practice in Ghana
Introduction It is fundamental in litigation that parties must commence action against relevant parties to the suit. A plaintiff who conceives that he has a ... Read More