OWUSU-DAPAA LAW AND ASSOCIATES LTD

OWUSU-DAPAA LAW AND ASSOCIATES LTD


Welcome to OWUSU-DAPAA LAW AND ASSOCIATES LTD

+ 233 57 460 4820 OR + 233 32208323

About Us

The Firm

  Owusu-Dapaa Law & Associates (ODLA), previously known as OMNIS LEX Consult, is among the leading cutting edge legal services providers in the West African subregion. ODLA boasts of a team of critical thinking and innovative legal minds who go beyond the conventional to provide tailored solutions to the myriad needs of our cherished clients. The interests of our clients are at the heart of our practice. To know our clients’ interests, we make it a point to understand our clients’ business and their specific needs. ODLA is driven by commitment to excellence, team work, creativity and innovation in the service of and dedication to its clients.     

Areas of Legal Practice

1. Companies and Partnership

Members of the team undertake both contentious and non-contentious company and partnership work covering both advocacy and drafting. Our specialist practitioners regularly deal with the enforcement of shareholders rights, directors' duties, and their disqualification, and the resolution of partnership disputes in every context.


2. Banking, Mortgages and Debts & Asset Recovery

We provide all manner of services including loan agreements, restructuring of debts and derivatives, debts and assets recovery.


3. Employment/Labour and Related Matters

Advisory and litigation services are available in respect of employment and corporate transactions as well as pensions and trade unions claims. Our specialist practitioners have experience in drafting all manner of employment related documentation including staff handbooks. Employers and employees are represented at all levels whether before a tribunal or the court. Members of the team regularly act in relation to restraints of trade, confidential information and human rights, often appearing in applications for injunctive relief. Our practitioners in this field are well versed in all forms of alternative dispute resolution strategies.


4. Commercial Litigation

All types of commercial litigation including sale of goods, agency, credit sales are undertaken at ODLA.


5. Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence


6. Human Rights 

We have wealth of experience from so many years of pro bono human rights advocacy. Our experienced human rights lawyers practice before national human rights courts and quasi-judicial bodies like CHRAJ as well as the regional human rights bodies in Africa.


7. Property (Immovable and Movable)

Our Property Team has expertise in commercial, agricultural and residential property, both freehold and leasehold, contentious and non-contentious. Members of the team have experience in the following matters:

• Boundaries - construction of transfers, adverse possession and estoppel

• Trusts, Settlements, Wills, Nsamansiw,  Intestate Succession, Administration of estate and Probate

• Land Title Registration and Title perfection

• Construction and rectification of contracts

• Conveyancing - registration, construction of contracts, rectification, termination, options, pre-emption rights

• Co-ownership - express, constructive and resulting trusts, equitable accounting, proprietary estoppel 

• Covenants against assignment

• Easements and highways - rights of way, light and support

• Landlord and Tenant

• Lease termination and possession-surrender, forfeiture, relief and waiver, disclaimer, break clauses

• Mortgages and pledges and charges - legal and equitable, priorities, undue influence, mortgages' duties, receivers

• Professional liability - in particular, conveyancers and surveyors

• Profits - water and sporting rights

• Real Property

• Rent review

• Security of tenure - business lease renewal, residential security of tenure, agricultural successions, licenses and service occupiers

• Trespass and nuisance

• Ghana customary land law.



8. Disciplinary Proceedings (Police, Security Agencies, Schools etc.) and Regulatory

Our specialists’ team members provide representation for clients before disciplinary committees and tribunals including Universities and Schools disciplinary hearings, Police Service Inquiries Board, Court Martial for the Ghana Armed Forces; Disciplinary Committee of Ghana Medical and Dental Council and others.


9. Public Law 

We provide high level services in governance, constitutional litigation, local government especially District Assemblies, Chieftaincy and judicial review in all areas.


The Legal Team

1. DR. ERNEST OWUSU-DAPAA- 



Admitted: 2003, Ghana

Education:Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2003); University of Ghana (LL.B. 2001); University of Manchester, LLM (International Business Law) (2004); 

Member: Ghana Bar Association, World Medical Law Association, UTAG



2. RICHARD FRIMPONG OPPONG—Professorial Associate




Admitted: 2003, Ghana

Education:Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2003); University of Ghana (LL.B. 2001); University of  Cambridge, ( LLM, 2004), Harvard Law School ( LLM, 2005); University of British Columbia (PhD, 2008)

Member: Ghana Bar Association.








3. SAMUEL BOADI ADARKWAH,




Admitted: 2009, Ghana

Education:Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2009);Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (LL.B. 2007); Cornell University, LLM  (2012); 

Member: Ghana Bar Association




4. EBENEZER ADJEI BEDIAKO


Admitted: 2011, Ghana

Education: Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2010); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (LL.B. 2008).

Member: Ghana Bar Association



5. AUGUSTINE B. KIDISIL

Admitted: 2011, Ghana

Education: Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2011); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (LL.B. 2009).

Member: Ghana Bar Association



6. KOFI BOYE ATENG, BA, LLB (KNUST), BL 


Admitted: 2011, Ghana

Education: Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2011); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (LL.B. 2008), (B.A – French & Law – 2001).

 UNIVERSITE NATIONALE DU BENIN (D.E.F-2000)

Member: Ghana Bar Association


7. RICHARD OBENG MENSAH LLB (KNUST), BL 


Admitted: 2012, Ghana

Education: Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2012); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (LL.B. 2009).

Member: Ghana Bar Association, Advocacy Africa/International, Prison Ministry of Ghana


8. VIDA AFIA AMOAKOWAA LLB (KNUST), BL 


Admitted: 2015, Ghana

Education: Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2015); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (LL.B. 2013).

Member: Ghana Bar Association, 


9. MAAME OWUSUWAA ADUSEI LLB (UG), BL 


Admitted: 2016, Ghana

Education: Ghana School of Law (Q.C.L. 2016); University of Ghana (LL.B. 2014).

Member: Ghana Bar Association, 


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OWUSU-DAPAA LAW AND ASSOCIATES LTD

BOX UP184, KNUST, KUMASI, ASHANTI PO Box UP184, gh

057 460 4820

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed