N Dowuona & Co

Ghana

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Energy and infrastructure

N Dowuona & Co specialises in real estate work, ranging from development, to joint ventures, to construction law. The firm has advised on regulation across all sectors of energy and infrastructure, as well as on general work in midstream and downstream oil and gas and renewables. 

A client from a local consultancy firm, working with the team on energy regulatory matters says: “Our firm has a long lasting relationship with N Dowuona & Co because they have proven to be reliable and capable legal advisers in the projects where we have collaborated. We are very satisfied with their commitment and the quality of work delivered. They are well aware and connected to the news in the energy sector in the country and the political environment, which is crucial to our projects.” The same client praises name partner NanaAma Botchway-Dowuona for her “very professional service and in-depth knowledge of the energy sector and its legal and regulatory framework”.

Transactional highlights that are not confidential include advising urban developer Rendeavour on road developments.

Financial and corporate

The corporate commercial practice of N Dowuona & Co is very well respected in Ghana, and it is one of the law firms of choice for international law firms and both local and domestic corporations looking to do work in the country. The firm is active across the financial and corporate spectrum, particularly in regard to investment structuring, property development work, infrastructure projects, PPPs (public-private partnerships) and joint ventures, in sectors including telecommunications, financial services and agribusiness. 

With three partners and eight associates, the majority of the firm’s constituent lawyers have benefitted from international training across a variety of jurisdictions.

Transactional examples include work for KHI Ghana 01, a subsidiary of Kingdom Hotel Investments, in respect of its the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel project which includes a hotel, office space and a retail park in Accra. The firm has worked on all aspects of the deal since inception including financing. The team also represented Vinci Grand Projects in connection with the proposed expansion of the Tema port in Ghana.