Archer, Archer & Co.

Full-Service Law Firm in Accra, Ghana

Archer, Archer & Co.

10 Kakramadu Road
East Cantonments


Phone+233 (30) 278-5557

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Law Firm Overview

Archer, Archer & Co. is a progressive, enthusiastic and committed law firm located in Accra, Ghana and delivering comprehensive and integrated range of legal services to corporate and individual clients. Practice areas include family law, residential and commercial property law and resource management, corporate/commercial law, business and tax structuring, corporate governance and management, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, banking and finance, debt and asset recovery, employment law and legislative compliance, and litigation related to public utility and regulatory law, various disputes, environmental liabilities, construction and engineering, class actions, professional regulation, and more.

Christopher Archer and Sylvia Assimeng-Archer are both Barristers-at-Law and Solicitors of the Supreme Court of Ghana, hold a Qualifying Certificate in Law from Ghana School of Law, and earned Bachelor of Laws (LL.B. Hons) from University of Ghana.
The legal team’s commitment is to quality of work, high caliber professional and administrative staff, and the quality of clients served. Based on a detailed understanding of clients’ needs, the lawyers seeks to provide solutions, not just legal advice.

Year this Office was Established: 2005

Languages: English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Family Agreements; Relocation of Children within Ghana or Overseas; Matrimonial and Relationship Property Claims; De facto Relationship Property Claims; Property Sharing Agreements; Commercial, Industrial, Office and Residential Property Sales and Purchases; Parenting Issues; Guardianship; Dissolution of Marriage; Resource Management; Due Diligence; Financing of Property Transactions; Advice on Complex Property Proposals; Negotiating and Preparing Leases; Business and Tax Structuring; Shareholder Agreements; Stock Exchange Listings on the Ghana Stock Exchange; Acquisitions and Sales of Companies and Businesses; Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Registration; Partnerships; Corporate Restructurings; Employment and Contracting Agreements; Health and Safety; Legislative Compliance; Personal Grievance Claims; Employment Disputes; Environmental Liabilities; Creditors' Remedies and Collections; Professional Regulation; Industrial Design-Related Matters; Debt and Asset Recovery.

Areas of Law Description

Archer, Archer & Co. strives to meet the legal needs of clients in all sectors, but place specific emphasis on five main areas – property, litigation, corporate / commercial, family and dispute resolution. Within these practice areas the firms work includes: property, landlord and tenant, corporate and commercial law, matrimonial, wills and probate, investment law, employment law, insurance law, debt recovery and immigration.

- Family Law

Parenting issues: Including - custody/day to day care, access/contact, the relocation of children within Ghana or overseas
Divorce/dissolution of marriage
Matrimonial and Relationship property claims
Wills/estate/trust claims
Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)
Child support issues
Family agreements
Second opinions

- Property

Archer, Archer & Co acts for a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from personal clients requiring residential conveyancing services through to some of the largest property developers, banks and financial institutions in Ghana. The firm prides itself on its ability to appropriately match the service to the level of work, so that the cost to the client and the level of expertise required to do the work is balanced. We are focused on providing pragmatic commercial advice. Our wide range of property related legal work, includes

Commercial, industrial, office and residential property sales and purchases
Property development
Resource management
Contract negotiation and preparation
Due diligence
Financing of property transactions
Structuring advice
Advice on complex property proposals
Negotiating and preparing leases

- Corporate / Commercial Law

We recognize that the profile and style of commercial entities vary according to the people who drive them. We aim to understand our clients' business and to identify with the individuals concerned to ensure that we provide the exact advice and service required. Commercial and Corporate services include:

Business and tax structuring
Corporate governance and management
Company formations and shareholder agreements
Stock Exchange listings on the Ghana Stock Exchange
Acquisitions and sales of companies and businesses
Ghana Investment Promotion Centre registration
Takeovers, Mergers and Acquisitions
Partnerships and joint ventures
Corporate restructurings

- Employment

Archer, Archer & Co is also one of Ghana's reputable employment law practices which puts us in a position to provide excellent advice on a wide range of employment related issues. We are involved in a wide range of employment related work, including:

Accident compensation
Employee benefits
Employment and contracting agreements
Health and safety
Human resources policies and procedures
Legislative compliance
Personal grievance claims

- Litigation

Our commercial and complex litigation expertise allows us to handle every variety of commercial litigation from the simple contract dispute for the small business owner to the largest complex litigation for corporate clients. The areas on which we advise include:

Public utility and regulatory law
Commercial disputes
Employment disputes
Environmental liabilities
Products liability claims
Disputes relating to corporate governance, shareholder rights, etc.
Corporate securities and financing
Construction and engineering
Class actions
Creditors' remedies and collections
Insolvency and realization
Competition and anti-trust issues
Professional regulation
Real property and land use disputes;
Intellectual property and high technology issues (including copyright, trademark, patent and industrial design-related matters)

- Debt and Asset Recovery

Archer, Archer & Co offers business clients a comprehensive “one-stop” service for the liquidation and collection of commercial debt and recovery against assets throughout the Ghana .We concentrate on fast and cost-effective recovery without litigation. We have the experience to identify which situations require litigation and to provide our clients with a focused analysis of the costs and evaluation of the potential for success in such situations. When litigation is unavoidable we can then define the venue and trial strategy necessary to deliver the best possible results for our clients.

We act rapidly and aggressively to recover our clients’ debts and assets.


Mr. Christopher Archer
Alimony, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Asset Protection



  • Ghana Bar Association
  • World Jurist Association
  • International Bar Association
  • World Association of Lawyers

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