Members of the Law School Faculty

  • Dr. Alex Ansong
    Dr. Alex Ansong
    Acting Dean/Senior Lecturer
  • Diana Asonaba Dapaah
    Diana Asonaba Dapaah
    Lecturer
  • Victor Brobbey
    Victor Brobbey
    Lecturer
  • Clement Akapame
    Clement Akapame
    Lecturer
  • Edward Tunise Amuzu
    Edward Tunise Amuzu
    Lecturer
  • Adjei William Edward (Rev.)
    Adjei William Edward (Rev.)
    Senior Lecturer
  • Enam Antonio Yankah
    Enam Antonio Yankah
    Lecturer
  • Kwasi Baffoe Intsiful
    Kwasi Baffoe Intsiful
    Lecturer
  • Nana Tawiah Okyir
    Nana Tawiah Okyir
    Lecturer
  • Joe Slovo Tia
    Joe Slovo Tia
    Lecturer
  • Adadzi Ferdinand
    Adadzi Ferdinand
    Lecturer
  • Dzah Godwin Eli Kwadzo
    Dzah Godwin Eli Kwadzo
    Lecturer
  • John Darko
    John Darko
    Lecturer
  • Justice Srem-Sai
    Justice Srem-Sai
    Lecturer
  • Isidore Kwadwo Tufuor
    Isidore Kwadwo Tufuor
    Lecturer
  • Kwabena Oteng Acheampong
    Kwabena Oteng Acheampong
    Lecturer
  • Kwaku Agyeman Budu
    Kwaku Agyeman Budu
    Lecturer
Dr. Alex Ansong
Acting Dean/Senior Lecturer

    aansong@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD International Economic Law, Middlesex University, UK
MPhil International Economic Law, Middlesex University, UK
LLM Legal Research Methods, Middlesex University, UK, 2010
LLM, International Commercial Law, University of Leicester, UK, 2007
BA (Hons) English/Religious Studies, University of Cape Coast 1997
Diploma in Education, University of Cape Coast, 1997

Subject: International Trade & Investment

Research interests :
The Law of the World Trade Organisations, Trade regulations in Ecowas , Developing countries and decision-making in international organisations

Diana Asonaba Dapaah
Lecturer

    ddapaah@gimpa.edu.gh

LLM (International Law and Justice), Fordham University School of Law, May 2011
QCL, Ghana Law School, 2010
LLB, (Bachelor of Law), KNUST, Ghana, 2008

Subject: Company Law , ADR

Research interests:
ADR, ADR Ethics, Conflict Resolution,
Corporate Governance
International Relations, Contract and Contract Management

Victor Brobbey
Lecturer

    vbrobbey@gimpa.edu.gh

LL.M, (Master of Law), Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA, 2001
QCL, Ghana School of Law, Ghana, 2000 LLB, (Hons), University of Ghana, 1998

Subject: Conflict of Law , Administrative Law

Research interests: Access to justice, law and development,Constitutional Law, Public Procurement Law, and Private-Public Partnerships

Mr. Brobbey graduated from the University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Laws degree, and the Ghana School of Law as a Barrister-at-Law and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana. He subsequently obtained a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School. He teaches Administrative law, Private International Law, and Constitutional Law at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration’s School of Law. With over 15 years of experience as a lawyer, Victor has significant experience researching political risk, legal policy and governance issues. Mr. Brobbey worked as a transactional attorney in Washington D.C., and has consulted for a number of international organizations, including the African Union, the World Bank, and the UNDP. He is admitted to practice in the Republic of Ghana and the State of New York, U.S.A.

Clement Akapame
Lecturer

    cakapame@gimpa.edu.gh

LLM, Michigan University Law School, 2012
QCL, Ghana Law School, 2009
LLB, University of Ghana, 2007
BSc Administration (Banking/Finance), University of Ghana

Subject: Criminal Law

Research interests:
Commercial Litigation, International Finance & Global Constitutionalism

Prior to joining the Faculty in 2012, Clement Kojo Akapame was engaged in
public policy governance and commercial practice. After completing a degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Laws post-first degree at the University of Ghana, Clement was awarded a Master of Laws degree with concentrations in Global Constitutionalism and International Finance from The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Abhor.

Clement worked also as counsel-researcher at the Constitution Review Commission where he advised on the review of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana focusing on decentralization, local government and national security.

At the Faculty of Law, GIMPA he lectures in commercial law. His research interests are in banking procedure and practice and comparative natural resource and commodities governance.

Edward Tunise Amuzu
Lecturer

LL.M -(Master of Laws) Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, USA. Ghana School of Law, 1999-2001
LL.B – (Bachelor of Laws), University of Ghana

Subject: Law of Contract

Adjei William Edward (Rev.)
Senior Lecturer

    wadjei@gimpa.edu.gh

Ph.D (Human Rights and Criminal Justice), University of Aberdeen, Law School, UK (2007-2012)
LL.M (International Law), University of Aberdeen, Law School, 2005-2007
JCL (Canon Law) Catholic University of West Africa, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria (1996-1998)
B.Th (Sacred Theology), Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome (1995-1996)
Dip. (Theology), University of Ghana, 1986-1989

Subject: Jurisprudence

Research interests : Law and ethics; Problems of law enforcement in Africa Jurisprudence, Human Rights and Democratic Governance; The protection of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples in International Law; Law and ethics; Problems of law enforcement in Africa

Enam Antonio Yankah
Lecturer

    eyankah@gimpa.edu.gh

Enam Antonio Yankah was called to the Ghana Bar in 2011. She graduated from the Faculty of Law, KNUST and received her Master’s degree in International Law and Justice from Fordham Law School. Currently at the GIMPA Faculty of Law, she teaches Public International Law, the Law of Torts and Intellectual Property Law.

Before joining GIMPA Law Faculty, Ms. Antonio Yankah served as law clerk to three justices of the Supreme Court of Ghana. She also worked as Clinical Assistant Supervisor on two clinic projects with the Leitner Centre for International Law at Fordham Law School. Her areas of research interest are international law with emphasis on international development law and climate change law and policy, family law and environmental law.

Kwasi Baffoe Intsiful
Lecturer

    kintsiful@gimpa.edu.gh

LLM (Global Energy, International Arbitration & Environmental Law) , The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 2012
QCL- Ghana School of Law, 2007
LLB – University of Ghana, Legon, 2005
BA (Political Science), University of Ghana, 2001

Subject: Natural Resources Law

Research interests:
International Petroleum transactions, (O & G), Natural Resources Law, Energy/Electricity Regulations, Securities Regulations

Nana Tawiah Okyir
Lecturer

    nokyir@gimpa.edu.gh

LLM, (Master of Law) (Comparative Constitutional Law, International Commercial Arbitration), Harvard Law School, 2013
QCL , Ghana Law School, 2009
LLB, (Bachelor of Law), University of Ghana, 2007
BA (Political Science/Psychology (2003)

Subject : Constitutional Law

Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, GIMPA, Nana Tawiah Okyir worked in Law and Policy consulting for almost a decade and was part of the team engaged by the Constitution Review Commission to assist it in the consultations,
analyses of submissions and eventual writing of the Final Report of the Commission.

Nana Tawiah holds a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) from the Harvard Law School, Cambridge Massachusetts. He was called to the Ghanaian Bar in 2009. After completing his professional law programme at the Ghana School of Law.
He also holds a degree in Political Science and Psychology.

Nana Tawiah has Legislative drafting and Parliamentary experience and holds a Postgraduate certificate in Legislative Drafting.

At the Faculty of Law, GIMPA, Nana Tawiah teaches Constitutional Law and Media Law. He writes on comparative Constitutional designs and administrative legal reforms.

Joe Slovo Tia
Lecturer

Joe Slovo Nyabila Tia holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a Qualifying Certificate in Law from the Ghana School of Law. He was called to the Ghana Bar in 2012 and was awarded the Best Graduating Student in the Law of Taxation. He also holds a Masters Degree in International Economic Law (with Merit) from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Mr Tia is also an associate at the prestigious law firm of Lithur Brew & Company and has been involved in a number of transactions spanning mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, energy, taxation, finance, investment and corporate law. His areas of specialization include commercial law, taxation and corporate finance. He is also experienced in civil litigation.

Mr Tia served as a research assistant to the Constitution Review Commission where he was charged with conducting research on the views of Ghanaians on the Constitutional Review Process. He was also a team member of Leitner Centre’s Sustainable Development Legal Initiative where he assisted in developing a proposal for the Government of Ghana on the African Growth and Opportunities Act of the United States of America.

His scholarly works include a paper on ‘The Implications of deposit insurance on Ghana’s Financial System’. He also partook in a paper on the ‘Operational and Regulatory Framework of Non-Governmental Organizations in Ghana’.

Adadzi Ferdinand
Lecturer

Ferdinand Adadzi is a lecturer at GIMPA Faculty of Law and partner of AB & David, a multi-specialist business law firm practising in Ghana. Ferdinand graduated from the University of Ghana with a First Class Honours in Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) and also holds a Masters of Law (LL.M) degree from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Dzah Godwin Eli Kwadzo
Lecturer

Godwin E.K. Dzah is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, GIMPA, where he teaches Public International Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Administrative Law. He graduated from the Harvard Law School with a Master of Laws (LL.M.).

He holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from the University of Ghana. He also holds a Qualifying Certificate in Law from the Ghana School of Law, and is admitted to law practice in Ghana. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at the Marine and Environmental Law Institute, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada, and later, a United Nations-Nippon Fellow at the Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations Secretariat in New York where he undertook advanced academic research and study in the Law of the Sea under the distinguished United Nations-Nippon Foundation Fellowship.

He attended the Public International Law Course at The Hague Academy of International Law in The Hague, Netherlands, as a recipient of the prestigious Public Scholarship awarded by The Hague Forum Foundation. His research interests and principal legal scholarship are in public law; particularly constitutional law, public international law, natural resources, governance and environmental law and policy.

He regularly attends international conferences on the development of international law, and has published scholarly articles in renowned peer-reviewed journals. He worked as Counsel and Associate Researcher at the Constitution Review Commission. He also worked with the law firm, Pwamang and Associates. Mr. Dzah is part of a law and policy development consultancy, Law and Development Associates.

Publications
1. G.E.K. Dzah, Re-conceptualizing Environmental Governance in Ghana’s Offshore Oil and Gas Development, Ocean Yearbook, Vol. 29 (2015), pp. 223-270.
2. G.E.K. Dzah, Toward an Effective Ballast Water Legislative and Implementation Regime: Lessons for Ghana, Ocean Yearbook, Vol. 28 (2014), pp. 526-554.

John Darko
Lecturer

John is a former employee of Mobil Oil Ghana Limited and a lecturer at both GIMPA Business School and GIMPA Law Faculty. He has over 5 years of extensive experience providing varied services to multinational companies including Global Gas Energy, USA, and Trellidor Ghana Limited, Payflex Microfinance Company Limited, Ghana, Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited. He also advises many corporate and individual clients on general commercial matters, including strategic advice on acquisitions and sales of businesses.

Some of the other Clients who consult him in Ghana are Vulcan Natural Resources, Brace Capital savings and loans, Chamber for Bulk oil Distributors(CBOD).

John is also the Environmental law Lecturer at our law Faculty. He has several years of experience in teaching and legal practice in Environmental law. He has taught Legal environment of business at the GIMPA MBA Class and Contract Management at the Business school. John is a proud recipient of Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and Rocky Mountains Mineral Law Foundation Scholarship. He is currently working on
publishing his LLM thesis on Avoiding the Resource Curse in Ghana: The Role of Law

John has attended several international conferences in oil and gas, particularly the AIPN spring conference in Galveston, Texas on Current Events and Future Trends in the World’s Hydrocarbon Hotspots.

He also actively participated in Rocky Mountains Mineral Law Annual Institute’s conference in Calgary- Canada. He took part in Critical English law Issues for International Oil and Gas conference in Houston. He was one of the participants AIPN conference in Investing in the Energy Sector in Emerging Markets: – Washington D.C.

In September 2015, John presented a paper titled “Ghana’s Petroleum Revenue Management Law: The Saviour That Never was, a Problem With the Law or the Leadership?” at Green Templeton College, Oxford University, UK.

He has also presented a paper on the topic: Plugging the Loopholes in Compliance and Enforcement of Environmental Policies: A Critical Analysis of the Ghanaian Forest and Cop 21 Resolutions at Academic International Conference on Law, Economics and Finance, Cambridge University, UK

John has been a Partner since he co-founded Darko, Keli-Delataa & Co., and a member of Equity Savings and Loans Limited since July 2016

Professional Affiliations
Member, Ghana Bar Association
Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, USA
Member, Center for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), UK

Education
University of Ghana, BA(Hons) Political Science, 1999-2003
University of Ghana, LLB, 2005-2007
Ghana School of Law, BL, 2007-2009
University of Houston, LLM, 2009-2010

Justice Srem-Sai
Lecturer

Justice Srem-Sai was called to the Ghana Bar in 2011. He has postgraduate
law degrees from Cardiff Law School (2014) and Harvard Law School (2014), where he did research into International Human Rights Law and Corporate Law, Governance and Finance, respectively.

He teaches Commercial Law; Legal Environment of Business; Intellectual Property Law; Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility; and International Human Rights Law. Prior to joining the Faculty, Mr. Srem-Sai worked as Associate with the law firm of Atuguba & Associates. He has also worked with SAB Miller plc (owners of Accra Brewery Limited and Voltic Ghana Limited) as Legal and Regulatory Affairs Manager. Mr. Srem-Sai’s areas of research, practice and publication include, corporate governance, parliamentary oversight and governance, disability rights and social care law.

He has delivered lectures on topics in these areas across the world. He also has a keen interest in commercial litigation.

Isidore Kwadwo Tufuor
Lecturer

    itufuor@gimpa.edu.gh

LLM (International Law and Justice), Fordham Law School, New York, USA, 2010
QCL, Ghana School of Law, 2009
LLB (Bachelor of Law) KNUST, 2007
BA (Social Sciences) French/Law, KNUST 2004
Diploma (French Studies) Dakar, Senegal, 2002

Subject : Criminal Law

Kwabena Oteng Acheampong
Lecturer

    kacheampong@gimpa.edu.gh

LLM. Harvard Law School, 2013
QCL, Ghana School of Law, 2007
LLB, University of Ghana, 2007
B.Sc Agriculture, KNUST, 2001

Subject: ADR

Research interests :
Oil Resources Governance in West Africa; Global Governance and Africa in the Global Space; Business and Human Rights; Transactional Corruption; and Constitutionalism and Constitutional Reforms.

Kwaku Agyeman Budu
Lecturer

    kbudu@gimpa.edu.gh

LLM, (International Law and Justice), Fordham University School of Law, NY, USA, 2012
LLB, (Bachelor of Law), University of Ghana, Legon, 2010
BA (Political Science), University of Ghana, 2007

Subject: Intellectual Property

Research interests: Human Rights issues,Constitutional Law and governance, Criminal law and justice Regulations

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