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February, 2018

  • 14 February

    Supreme Court Paves Way For Sosu To Appeal GLC Suspension

    The Supreme Court presided over by a single Judge Justice Yaw Appau has granted leave to embattled Human Rights lawyer Francis Sosu to file an appeal against the punishment handed to him by the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council The judgment by the Apex court quashes an earlier …

January, 2018

  • 30 January

    Korsi Senyo drags GLC to Supreme Court over Legal Education in Ghana

    Civil Right Activist, Mr Emmanuel Korsi Senyo has filed another writ at the Supreme Court of Ghana today, Monday, January 30, 2018, challenging the legality of General Legal Council’s monopoly over administering of legal education in Ghana. According to the activist, Article 25(2) of the1992 Constitution provide “every person shall …

December, 2017

  • 8 December

    General Legal Council is a ‘lawless’ institution – Mr. Sosu

    Suspended legal practitioner, Francis Xavier Sosu, has descended heavily on Ghana’s General Legal Council, describing the body as one of the lawless institutions in the country that has been victimizing lawyers. In his view, members of the Council, which is the main regulatory body for the conduct and administration of …

November, 2017

  • 26 November

    GLC bans two lawyers over KASAPA legal battle

    The General Legal Council (GLC) has banned two lawyers, Kwame Amoako and Charles Owusu Juanah from the same law firm, K-SAN Law for breaching the rules of the legal profession. The GLC has withdrawn their licenses and banned them for two years. The two lawyers, K-SAN Law firm led by …

October, 2017

  • 3 October

    GBA demands power to punish own members

    The Ghana Bar Association wants the Legal Profession Act, 1960 (Act 32) amended to take away the power to discipline its members from the General Legal Council. The General Legal Council is the main regulatory body for the conduct and administration of legal education and profession in Ghana. The serving …

  • 2 October

    Korsi Senyo practising law without license – GLC to Supreme Court

    The General Legal Council (GLC), in its Statement of Case of Defendant in a writ filed against it by a private citizen of Ghana, Emmanuel Korsi Senyo at the Supreme Court has stated that the Plaintiff [Emmanuel Korsi Senyo] who is not a lawyer is in actual fact practicing law without …

August, 2017

  • 31 August

    GLC stabbed itself: our Disciplinary C’ttee proceedings are ALWAYS IN CAMERA

    The General Legal Council, the main regulatory body for the conduct and administration of legal education and profession in Ghana has said, its ‘Disciplinary Committee proceedings are ALWAYS IN CAMERA and under no circumstances should its proceedings be made public’. This was contained in a letter to Mr. Korsi Senyo …

  • 17 August

    What is the Interest of GLC in Banning Lawyers?: The Case of Lawyer Kwesi Afrifa – Part 1

    Lawyer Kwesi Afrifa’s ban: his crime and the full story… In 1997, one Minette Halm who was a primary school teacher of his at KO Methodist Primary School in Kumasi introduced one Agnes Turkson, a Kumasi based business woman who needed legal assistance. He provided it at no fees because …

  • 13 August

    Say No to Appeal, Supreme Court judges sitting on GLC Committees

    We are fighting over license and advertisement when our legal opportunities are being taken over by laymen preparing legal documents under our very noses with no action. Contractors enter into construction contracts and make millions of cedis without lawyers and nothing is done to secure that kind of business for …

  • 12 August

    Sam Okudzeto, Beyuo, Ace Ankomah to face General Legal Council on October 26, 2017

    Senior Lawyer and a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council (GLC), Mr. Sam Okudzeto; lawyer for the GLC, Mr. Vincent Kizito Beyuo and private legal practitioner, Mr. Ace Anan Ankomah are to appear before the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council on October 26, 2017 …

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