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On 7 may 2017, the Ghana Law Hub published an article under the heading, “Can a law firm sign a legal process?”In that article, Y. Edinam Cofie discussed a High Court decision in which Justice Bright Mensah came to the conclusion that a...

Introduction “If your knowledge of substantive law is brilliant and you have no knowledge of the rules of Court then you cannot be a “proper” lawyer.” These were the words of Justice Anin Yeboah of the Supreme Court of Ghana when I first...

By Bobby Banson on May 2nd, 2018

Background I want to set the tone of this paper with this hypothetical situation. The Plaintiff is a limited liability company with its registered address and place of business in Tema in the Greater Accra Region. The Defendant is also a limited...

By Bobby Banson on Apr 24th, 2018

The High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2004 (C.I 47) require a person against whom a writ of summons has been issued to file a notice of appearance in person or through a lawyer within 8 days. The appearance may be conditional or unconditional. Some lawyers are however in the habit of entering conditional appearance anytime they receive a writ and then...