Business and Commercial Law Firm in Ghana

AB LexMall & Associates

22 Kwodjonaa Avenue
ARS/East Legon

Accra CT 6454

Phone+233 (26) 200-2952

Law Firm Overview

AB Lexmall & Associates is a commercial and business law firm located in the heart of the city of Accra committed to providing the best legal service for very competitive fees. We understand how important your business is to you and our well trained staff will strive to exceed your expectations.

Areas of Law

Articles Published by AB LexMall & Associates

 How to Create a Valid Power of Attorney in Ghana

In Ghana, Powers of Attorney are governed by the Power of Attorney Act 1998, Act 549.

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 The Laws Governing Redundancy and Termination of Employment in Ghana

Labour Act, 2003, Act 651 gives an insight on termination of employment and redundancy.

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 Operating a Credit Bureau in Ghana

The purpose of this article is to describe the statutory requirements for operating a Credit Bureau under Ghanaian law. Credit Reporting Act, 2006 (Act 726)

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 Operating a Forex Bureau in Ghana

Relevant statutory guidelines for operating a Forex Bureau under Ghanaian law are found in the Foreign Exchange Act 2006 (Act 723).

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 Establishment and Functions of the Central Securities Depository in Ghana

The Central Securities Depository (CSD) functions in a form of a “bank” for securities where all transactions (debit and/ or credit of securities) of investors are made. This Article Presents an overview on the establishment and functions of Central Securities Depository.

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 Obtaining a Fishing License in Ghana

The Fisheries Act, 2002 provides for several different types of licenses with varying licensing requirements for each one. All license applications are submitted to the Fisheries Commission, in a form and manner prescribed by the Commission.

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 Obtaining a Banking License in Ghana

Ghanaian law requires that banks obtain a license in order to legally operate.

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 Obtaining Non-Banking Financial Institution License in Ghana

Ghanaian law requires that a non-banking financial institution obtain a license in order to legally operate.

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 Acquring Ghanaian Citizenship

Citizenship in Ghana is a question of law and is governed by the Citizenship Act, 2000.

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 Check List for Acquiring Landed Property in Ghana

The number of land disputes pending at various courts in Ghana bears testimony to the problems surrounding land acquisitions. One false step in the acquisition process has the potential to lock the buyer in an expensive and never ending litigation in Court. This article provides some practical steps a potential purchaser can follow to reduce the risk of litigation

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 Joint Ventures in Ghana

This article explains the statutory requirements for a joint venture in Ghana involving a foreign partner. Under the laws of Ghana, a foreign investor or company may collaborate with a Ghanaian businessman or company through a joint venture agreement.

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 Real Estate Investments in Ghana II

This article provides an overview of the booming real estate market in Ghana. The article looks at some latent problems in the sector and how statutory intervention can be used to accelerate growth in the real estate industry. It is an expansion of an earlier written article.

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 Trademark Registration in Ghana

The information in this article is intended as quick reference for a person or business thinking about Trademark Registration in Ghana. Trademark registration in Ghana is governed by the Trademarks Act of 2004, Act 664. Before an application for registration of trademark is submitted to the Registrar, it is advisable for a trademark lawyer to review the application and conduct a preliminary search.

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 Importing Pharmaceutical Drugs and Medical Devices into Ghana

The article presents an overview of the statutory requirements and guidelines for importing drugs and medical equipments into Ghana. It is intended to serve as a quick reference for companies planning on importing drugs or medical devices into Ghana.

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 Enforcement of Foreign Commercial Arbitration Awards in Ghana

This article provides information to law firms and their clients to help them strategize on how best to get their foreign commercial arbitration awards enforced in Ghana.

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 Real Estate Investments in Ghana

One of the fastest growing sectors in the Ghanaian economy is the Real Estate industry. In fact this is not strange to industry analyst especially as the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospect Report has projected that Ghana will become the fastest growing economy in fiscal year 2011 in sub-Saharan Africa.

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