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Famous Lawyers from Ghana

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List of notable or famous lawyers from Ghana, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Ghana and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Ghana. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Ghanaian lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from ghana is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Ebenezer Sekyi-Hughes and Patrick Kwateng Acheampong.

This historic lawyers from Ghana list can help answer the questions "Who are some Ghanaian lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Ghana?" These prominent lawyers of Ghana may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Ghanaian lawyers.

Use this list of renowned Ghanaian lawyers to discover some new lawyers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (37 items)
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    Aaron Mike Oquaye is a Ghanaian politician who served as the Second Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana between 2009 and 2013. A member of the New Patriotic Party, he was the Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya from 2005 to 2013. He was Ghana's High Commissioner to India from 2001 to 2004, then ...more

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    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Ghana
    • Profession: Politician, Professor, Lawyer
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    Akua Kuenyehia is a Ghanaian lawyer who has been a judge of the International Criminal Court since 2003. She is currently First Vice-President of the Court. She is also one of the only three female African judges at the ICC. She represented Ghana on the United Nations' Convention on the Elimination of ...more

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    • Profession: Judge, Lawyer
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    Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin is a Ghanaian politician. He was the Minister for Health in the Ghana government until February 2013 when Hanny-Sherry Ayittey took over the position. He is also the Member of Parliament for Nadowli West. Bagbin hails from the Upper West Region of Ghana and obtained a ...more

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    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Upper West Region, Ghana
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Justice Augustus Molade Akiwumi was a judge and also the second Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana. more

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    • Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
    • Profession: Politician, Barrister, Lawyer
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    Betty Mould-Iddrisu is a Ghanaian lawyer and politician. She was the Minister for Education in Ghana. Her first direct involvement in the Ghana government was as the Attorney General and Minister for Justice of Ghana since 2009. Prior to that, she had been the Head of Legal and Constitutional Affairs of ...more

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    • Age: 62
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Ebenezer Begyina Sekyi-Hughes was the Speaker of the Ghanaian parliament between 2005 and 2009. more

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    • Age: 76
    • Birthplace: Cape Coast, Ghana
    • Profession: Politician, Barrister, Solicitor, Lawyer
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    Daniel Francis Annan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lawyers from Ghana
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    Justice Daniel Francis Kweipe Annan was a Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana. He is also a former member of the Provisional National Defence Council government which preceded the fourth republic and was once the Chairman of the National Commission for Democracy. more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1928-2006)
    • Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
    • Profession: Judge, Politician, Lawyer
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    Edmund Alexander Lanquaye Bannerman

    Edmund Alexander Lanquaye Bannerman was the Chief Justice of Ghana between 1970 and 1972. He was the fourth person to hold this position since Ghana became an independent nation. He was removed from office by the National Redemption Council, the military government in power after the coup of 13 January ...more

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    • Profession: Lawyer
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