Corporate and Commercial Lawyers

At CQ Legal, we have a specialist team of Corporate and Commercial lawyers who provide simple and practical solutions to the complex legal challenges our clients face in their business operations both domestically and internationally.

With our in-depth expertise and practical experience in corporate and commercial legal matters, we can assist a wide range of commercial organisations.

Our approach is to give clear and diligent advice, considering each client’s specific needs including consideration of any tax and regulatory implications in each commercial project.

Our Corporate department covers a broad spectrum of clients, encompassing public companies, limited liability companies, multinational corporations, local businesses and entrepreneurs involved in businesses in a variety of industries such as energy, aviation and infrastructure.

We have a deep understanding of both complex domestic and international transactions as well as general corporate advice on day-to-day legal issues encountered by our clients. We are well-positioned to assist our clients in anticipating and achieving their business objectives.

Our experience and knowledge of the public and the private sectors in Ghana gives us a deep and clear understanding of the wider legal and business environment.


Our Services

Our specialist lawyers routinely advise clients on:

  • Agreements & Contracts
  • Business formation & registration
  • Business sales
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate governance matters
  • Dispute resolution
  • Distribution
  • Due diligence
  • Finance
  • International Trade and Tourism
  • Joint ventures
  • Management buyouts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Outsourcing
  • Private Equity / Venture Capital
  • Regulatory matters
  • Share acquisitions and disposals
  • Tax



Our Expertise

Company Formation

Our team of leading legal advisors can help you with your new company formation in Ghana. Company formation in Ghana requires strict compliance with regulations, specific knowledge and the skills to guide you through the process.


Due Diligence

Due diligence is an essential part of the corporate landscape, especially regards mergers and acquisitions in Ghana. It requires knowledge and insight that only come with a long history in international business and commercial law.


Mergers and Acquisitions

We have helped many clients through mergers, and we can draft share sale and purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, and all the relevant contracts and transactional documents.


Project Finance and investment

With our market partners in Ghana, we can help you secure the capital you need with through project financing agreements that specifically cater to your requirements and expectations.

CQ Legal also has the experience, knowledge and contacts from our network of corporate and private investors from around the world to assist clients in formulating programs to attract investment and identify investment opportunities in Ghana.


Contracts & Agreements

Our specialist team are experienced in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts including the drafting and reviewing of transfer agreements. We can also advise you on the associated risks of any corporate and commercial contracts, helping you to mitigate or reduce any liabilities.


Dispute Resolution & Litigation

We have a broad range of experience in resolving disputes and advising on litigation where required. We always try to resolve matters outside of court in the first instance through alternative methods of dispute resolution e.g. Arbitration.


International Trade and Tourism

Our team is dedicated to assisting clients maximise opportunities and minise the risks derived from the regulation of international trade in goods and services as well as ensuring compliance with regulation and smooth business operations.

Our team can advise on customs, export controls, economic sanctions, market access issues and trade remedies. We can provide clients with advice on trade agreements such as the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and help clients understand how such agreements work towards efforts to expand their businesses into export markets while protecting their domestic market.


In addition, our team may:

  • Assist clients obtain fair treatment in new markets.
  • Assist clients raise capital from foreign investors.
  • Advise businesses in relation to efforts to expand into a new jurisdiction, including assistance with applicable industry regulations.
  • Assist in providing protective efforts to safeguard intellectual property worldwide.


Our team can also assist in providing assistance to national and international clients within the tourism industry. The team can assist with tourism related activities such as licensing, financing, real estate, franchising as well as business and company transfers.



Representative Clients:

  • Africa Infrastructure Development Fund
  • Chapel Grey/CCI
  • Cheki Ghana
  • Diageo
  • FBN Bank Ghana
  • Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund
  • Ghana Ministry of Finance
  • Ghana Revenue Authority
  • Government of Ghana
  • Jetstream
  • Legacy Hotels
  • MFS Ghana
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Primesec
  • Seftech
  • Universal Music Africa
  • University of Ghana Enterprises
  • Value Advertising
  • Volta Cars Rental Services
  • Yancy Capital
  • Yellow Card Ghana


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