Corporate law firm :B&P ASSOCIATES
B&P ASSOCIATES Is a commercial law firm and consultancy located in the heart of Accra, Ghana. They pride themselves in providing simple and practical solutions to the complex legal challenges to clients in their business operations. They are in tune with the international, local and commercial environment and well positioned to assist their clients in anticipating and achieving their business objectives. They have an adaptable and approachable team that provides excellent client care. Their team of lawyers are keenly experienced in providing legal advisory services, navigating corporate and commercial transactions, performing regulatory compliance and research work.
B & P ASSOCIATES keenly promotes the ease of doing business in Ghana and for this reason provides top-notch user-friendly legal advice to domestic and international investors. They take on the responsibility of providing their Clients with all forms of assistance to navigate the legal and regulatory landscape, as well as provide training and consultancy for international organisations on the Ghanaian investment scheme.
The Team at B&P ASSOCIATES is well-experienced in assisting companies set up and run successfully in Ghana in respect of business formation and financing, operational matters, as well as myriad corporate transactions, contracts, securities, joint ventures and shareholding agreements, corporate governance and company secretarial services. In providing cutting-edge legal services, Their lawyers diligently research, anticipate and mitigate any form of risks and problems that may arise and find solutions to them – simple and complex alike.
Adelaide is the Founder and Managing Partner of B & P ASSOCIATES.
Adelaide is a top ranked lawyer in the Corporate/ Commercial Chambers & Partners Global Guide whose expertise spans across sectors. Her focus practice areas include Energy, Mining & Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Project Finance & Development, Commercial transactions, Employment and Labour, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Investment Advisory and International Family Law.
Adelaide was called to the English Bar with an award of Distinction in 2001. She began her legal career with the international law firm Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) in London where she assisted in the drafting of depositions and pleadings for high profile product liability cases, and various contentious matters regarding regulatory requirements.
With a background in litigation, she joined Renaissance Chambers in London as a practising Barrister, where she was regularly instructed to appear at all levels of Court in a variety of cases from 2003 until 2012.
In 2012, Adelaide was called to the Ghana Bar as a Barrister and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana. Prior to setting up the Firm, Adelaide worked with Bentsi- Enchill Letsa & Ankomah, a law firm in Accra, as a Dual Qualified Associate, with a wealth of experience from both jurisdictions of Ghana and England & Wales. Her clients included multinational companies within the petroleum, energy and mining sectors, as well as corporates involved in domestic or multi- jurisdictional restructurings.
As the Managing Partner of the Firm, she has been engaged in notable corporate and commercial transactions with both local and international dimensions:
Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (“GIIF”) investment for the development and construction of an Eight Hundred and Eighty-One (881) Kilometre in-land fibre-optic cable and an upgrade of an existing Nine Hundred and Seventy-three (973) Kilometer optical ground wire fibre network along the Western Corridor of Ghana;
Transaction Advisory and Representation for Construction, Development, Financing, Operation, and Maintenance of Cable Car Transport System, Ghana;
Legal Advisory on Renewable Energy and Electricity Supply Policy and Licensing, Ghana, 2020; and
Provided Expert legal opinion on Ghanaian law in respect of a Petition before the World Bank Administration Tribunal in respect of a surviving spouse benefits claim.
Adelaide’s Speaking Engagements include:
Law In Crisis Webinar – January 2021. Assessing the Impact Of COVID-19 on the Implementation of the African Continental. Free Trade Agreement: Which Way Forward?
Creating an Enabling Environment for Renewable Energy Development in Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Ghana – The Role of the Private Sector/Investors at the 6th Ghana Renewable Energy Fair 2020 which was organized by the Energy Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy.
Adelaide is a Legal Consultant to the World Bank Group on Ghana’s investment regime. She is an appointed Tutor at the Ghana School of Law where she teaches Advocacy and Legal Ethics. She serves on the Editorial Committee of the Ghana School of Law Journal. She is the recently passed Board Chair of the Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council and serves as Company Secretary on the Boards of a number of companies operating in Ghana.