Kofi Abotsi

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Ghana/Axis Legal

litigation & arbitration

PERSONAL PROFILE

Kofi Abotsi is the immediate past Dean of the GIMPA Law School, a position he held since 2013. He is a practicing lawyer, a public intellectual and the managing partner of Axis Legal Solicitors. With 17 years standing at the Ghanaian Bar, he has also been entrusted with various public service positions, including serving on Constitutional Commissions and consulting for governmental agencies and state organs and has advised a broad range of clientele including corporations, sovereigns, and IGOs.

He is widely consulted and has been visiting scholar and guest lecturer in leading European and American universities including Oxford University, Fordham Law School, Indiana Law School and the University of Milan Biccoca.

Dean Abotsi has served on a number of boards and advisory councils and played pivotal roles in shaping policy direction of corporate entities in Ghana, including being the chairman of the advisory board of the Chief Executives Network of Ghana, (a body comprising the CEOs of some of the largest and notable corporations in Ghana). In a similar vein, he sits on the advisory board of the State Interest & Governance Authority (SIGA) of Ghana.

He has written extensively in leading peer review journals of law in the world and his research is among other others tailored to improving key aspects of corporate governance in Ghanaian law. 

Education

     · 2006 Master of Laws (LL.M), (Harvard Law School).

     · 2000 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (First Class Hons), (Univ. of Ghana),

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