Korieh Duodu, our Senior Partner, is an English and Ghanaian qualified lawyer with over twenty years of practice in both jurisdictions. Korieh advises a range of UK and Ghanaian clients including international NGOs, multinationals and smaller businesses/individuals. Korieh acts for British Airways, Transparency International, the UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce, the internationally renowned artist El Anatsui and major Ghanaian exporter to the UK, Blue Skies Products Limited.
David Romain, our Managing Partner, is based in London and focuses on English law matters. He advises a range of UK clients, including journalists and campaigning organisations, on all aspects of media law. David also works with non-profit organisations and private companies, on a range of commercial and compliance matters. He has a background in litigation and has successfully resolved multiple commercial disputes through settlement and mediation.
Aziza Atta (Of Counsel) is a UK-qualified corporate and commercial lawyer with 19 years legal experience working in the UK, Europe, Central America, the Middle East, as well as in Ghana and Nigeria. Prior to working with Egality Law, Aziza worked with Freshfields Buckhouse Deringer and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. Aziza specialises in giving commercial advice to multinational businesses, regulatory institutions, and governments. She has acted for major clients including the UK’s Revenue Authority, HMRC, and the Financial Services Authority, as well as a wide range of well-known multinational businesses. She has advised many institutions and governments on complex multi-jurisdictional financial transactions worldwide and on the issuance of alternative investment bonds. Aziza speaks fluent German, Spanish and French in addition to English.
Akosua Kuranchie (Associate) qualified at the Ghana Bar in 2014 and is a Master of Laws graduate of the University of Illinois. Akosua specialises in corporate and commercial advice, employment law, litigation and arbitration, as well as property law and regulatory compliance. Akosua has advised on numerous corporate and commercial transactions including working on complex and high value commercial deals.
Victoria Derban (Associate) is qualified at the Ghana Bar and holds a Master of Laws in International Business Law from Queen Mary, University of London. Victoria specialises in intellectual property law, commercial & corporate law, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution. Victoria is also an adjunct lecturer in intellectual property law at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Victoria has advised on trademarks, patents, copyrights and industrial designs and has worked on a number of commercial and corporate transactions.
Samuel Kofi Nartey (Consultant) is qualified at the Ghana Bar and currently completing a Masters in Commercial Law at Birmingham University. He has extensive experience in commercial, corporate and financial transactions. Sam has worked on a number of corporate transactions in a range of sectors including energy and natural resources, FMCG, banking and technology. Samuel focuses on complex corporate law issues, corporate governance and regulatory compliance.
Jaimy Rippe (Senior Paralegal) is currently a final year Juris Doctor candidate in the United States with concentrations in Taxation and International Law & Policy. Prior to joining Egality Law, Jaimy travelled extensively in Ghana and worked with leading law firms in Accra and Kumasi. With Egality Law, Jaimy works predominantly on corporate law and compliance matters, with a particular interest in international taxation. Jaimy intends to undertake the Bar Exam in the United States and to later qualify at the Ghana Bar, permitting her to practice law between jurisdictions.
Irene Ali Dery (Intern) is currently an LLB and BSc (Land Economy) graduate of the University of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She is currently undertaking the Bar Finals at the Ghana School of Law. Prior to working with Egality Law, Irene undertook her national service at the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General's Department. Irene provides a broad range of litigation and corporate law support to the firm’s lawyers and is also a key member of the firm’s practice management team.
Matilda Sarpong (Intern) is a law graduate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and also holds a First Class (Honours) degree in Business Administration (Banking and Finance) from the same university. She is currently a Level 2 candidate at the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana. Matilda previously worked with the African Centre of International Criminal Justice (ACICJ) and the African Centre on Law and Ethics (ACLE). Matilda supports the team on a range of legal research tasks and has particular strengths in the analysis of financial documents and finance regulations.