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Mr. KOFI ADJEI KORSAH Esq

Mr. Kofi Adjei Korsah is the founder of Adjei Korsah Law Firm & Associates, he was born at Begoro in Ghana and after his initial secondary school education at Prempeh College, Kumasi, obtained a scholarship to study in Austria where he attended the Bundeserziehungsanstahlt (BEA) at Saalfelden in the Salzburg District and the English International School in Vienna.

Mr. Kofi Adjei Korsah studied Economics for two years at the famous Vienna Economics University (Wirtschaftuniversität, Wien) before moving to England to read law. After obtaining his LLB Hons. degree at the University of London as an external student, he obtained a Master's degree at the London School of Economics specializing in Law of the Sea, Law of International Institutions, Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights.

He was called to the English Bar in July 1988 and to the Ghana Bar some twenty years later in 2008. Mr. Kofi Adjei Korsah, in addition to practicing in England, was lecturing on the University of Liverpool's LLB (Hons) degree at the University of Liverpool's affiliated law school in the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean.

He has written extensively in the areas of Contract law, law of Evidence, Constitutional law and Public International Law. He is considered at the Accra Bar as a top advocate and has been involved in Standard Bank Offshore Trust (Jersey) v National Investment Bank, involving US$60 million of promissory notes issued by National Investment Bank; Daniel Ofori v Ecobank and Others involving the Stock Exchange sale of 14,120,000 CAL Bank shares; Afari Apeadu Donkor v EDC Stockbrokers and another involving 18 million shares; Ecobank v Aluminium Enterprise Limited involving two loans of US$3.3 million and US$250,000; Ecobank v Skod Timber Limited involving a loan of US$1.5 million and Industrial Park Limited v National Investment Bank, involving US$2,400,000.

He has advised mining companies such as Wyoming Mining Inc., U.S.A., a number of telecommunications companies and oil and petroleum companies. He has acted for a number of the major banks in Ghana including Ecobank (Ghana) Limited, Amalgamated Bank (now Bank of Africa), SG-SSB and HFC Bank. His international clients include Air Namibia, Fugro Airborne Surveys Ltd, a number of foreign governments and international sea carriage underwriting companies. In addition to English and his native tongue, Twi, he speaks fluent German.

His international clients include Tech Mahindra (the 5th largest company in India operating in most parts of the world in the field of IT and other technology), Infobip International (a mobile phone company operating in Croatia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Ghana).

Ms. JOANA AKOTO OSEI Esq

Ms. Joana Akoto Osei, a former associate of the renowned Ghanaian law firm of Abey & Abey Law Firm was admitted to the Law Society in England in 2000 and the Ghana Bar in 2010. She originally pursued a career in the Art World after reading Art History at Leicester University.

After obtaining a London University LLB Hons. degree as an external student She worked in the Capital Markets Department of Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands, followed by private client work as an associate with Blake Lapthorn Linnells in Oxford and as a Head of Department and Partner of the Bed-ford and Northampton-shire based firm of Park Woodfine Heald Mellows LLP, before relocating to Ghana in 2009.

She specializes in intellectual property law, corporate law, Immigration, Banking & Finance. Her clients have included Bouygues International, one of the largest construction companies in the world and Limkokwing University, one of the largest international private universities in the world. He receives instructions on trademark and patent protection from around the world. In addition to English, she has a working knowledge of French and Italian.

Senior Associates

Mr. Gabriel Thompson
Senior Associate, Mr. Gabirel has until now been practicing in Columbus, Ohio U.S.A. and still retains a practice in Ohio. Mr. Gabriel Thompson is a specialist in American securities law and joins the Firm with vast knowledge of United States Federal law. He deals with investment and corporate law as well as general litigation.

Associates

Our Associates are English and Ghanaian trained lawyers with experience in various modern areas of practice including E-Commerce and telecommunication law.

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