CQ Legal & Consulting


Aya House, 2 Church Crescent Street

233 555526811

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Cynthia Quarcoo
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 7
Network memberships: Financial Services Lawyers Association (UK), Ghana Bar Association, The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, International Bar Association, American Bar Association, Lincoln’s Inn Alumni Society, Ghana, Alliot Global Alliance, Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (GARIA), Inter-Pacific Bar Association
Languages: English

CQ Legal is a leading boutique business law firm based in Ghana. It was founded in 2016 by internationally-trained British born Ghanaian lawyer Cynthia Quarcoo.

CQ Legal has a deep understanding of the legal system and regulatory environment in Ghana, sub-Saharan Africa and is one of few firms in Ghana able to operate to the highest international standards.

The firm has a strong banking and finance practice, including growing fintech capability, extensive capital markets experience, notably on sovereign bond issues, active corporate and M&A practice, advising local, regional, and multinational companies.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance