I must begin by congratulating, my soon to be colleagues who will be called to the Bar on the 30th of September 2016, exactly 5 years since I joined this noble profession. As a fellow junior member at the bar, I pray that you will take these words as my infantile
The first lesson I learnt in my Land Law Class is that Land is the only commodity that God has ceased creating. It is the only thing that man, throughout the history of invention, has not attempted to create. Land has become and continue to become a very scarce commodity.
DIVERSITY IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: RECOGNISING THE DEVELOPMENT OF “ARBITRATION CONSCIOUSNESS” IN AFRICA
Diversity as a worldwide phenomenon has challenged the minds of many a great men. As Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity”. The need for diversity
Bobby Banson, Esq, FCIArb 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 met him sometime in 2009.
Bobby Banson, Esq. FCIArb. * Background I would like 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 liability company with its registered
Bridging the Gap between Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) and Socio-Economic Development across the West African Sub Region, by Ama Asare Korang, ESQ *
INTRODUCTION Investors generally face risks because of market price changes, reliability and fairness in property rights. Investors complain that rules are unfair and not fixed. The host countries also worry that investors will reap most gains and flee at the first sight of trouble, hence the distrust on both parties