About Us

Clinton Consultancy is Ghana’s premier Corporate and Commercial law firm.

Companies from around the world and within Ghana rely upon us to help them navigate the challenges of Ghanaian law. No other firm can share the same insight, experience and skill. Our lawyers are educated in the U.K and Ghana, fluent in English, French and Twi and share expertise in every facet of Ghanaian business and law.

 

Who are we?

Ranked as one of the best commercial law firm in Ghana, Clinton Consultancy is the firm of choice for both local and international clients.

 We have in recent years, rapidly expanded both in size and practice areas. In the last 12 months, we have been retained in the most high profile cases in Ghana.

Our team is composed of professionals who are trained in Ghana and the U.K and our support staff is unrivalled in terms of experience, professionalism and dedication.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Banking and Finance
  • Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Property and Construction
  • Taxation
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Shipping Law
  • Immigration Services
  • Technology, Media and Communications
  • Human Rights
  • Escrow Agent, Trust and Fiduciary Services
  • Export of Gold and Recovery of Funds
  • Crisis Management

 

 

Founding Partner

Amanda Akuokor Clinton, Esq. LL.B, M.Sc, BVC, Gh. Bar

Amanda is the Founding Partner of Clinton Consultancy and a dynamic lawyer who was called to the Bar in England and Wales thirteen years ago and the Ghanaian Bar ten years ago. Amanda is a litigation expert with extensive corporate law experience in the U.K and Ghana. As one of the most recognised commercial lawyers in Ghana, she is regularly instructed by international clients who require bespoke, timely and accurate Due Diligence Reports as well as Legal Opinions: corporate, banking, telecommunications, property & construction and energy & infrastructure.

Recent her high profile cases include representing Ghana Football Association as they made formal responses to the Government of Ghana and FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland and representing different international corporate clients who invested in Ghana’s largest ponzi scheme to date (Menzgold).

She regularly represents international clients in commercial matters and arbitration proceedings and her background includes legal, policy, drafting, regulatory and advocacy work. Amanda also holds an M.Sc in African Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.

Having trained as a pupil Barrister at the highly respected Pump Court Chambers in London under the training of Oba Nsugbe Q.C SAN, Amanda went on to additionally qualify at the Ghanaian Bar. Subsequently Amanda spent 3½ year as a State Attorney at the Attorney General’s Department in Ghana, where she carried out a  variety of work in the newly re-established International Team and liaised with government departments on a wide range of civil matters and court cases.  Amanda further represented Ghana in China to discuss maritime boundary issues with her international counterparts and contributed significantly to the settlement agreement that was reached with Kosmos in relation to a 2010 oil spill.

Amanda’s strengths include her ability to interact and coordinate with a variety of stakeholders and manage simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment whilst being discreet and professional in every circumstance. She is also analytical and possesses meticulous communication skills. Amanda is very familiar with making board-level presentations on a variety of technical, business, industry and sectoral areas and litigating on behalf of business clients.

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