Corporate, Investment and Financial Law Advisory Services

2010

  1. Legal advisers to International Finance Corporation and Soros Economic Development Fund for a joint equity investment in Esoko Networks Ltd a Mauritius Entity
  2. Legal advisers to Home Finance Guarantors Africa for the review of Collateral Replacement Indemnity Agreement

2009

  1. Legal advisers for Etruscan Resources Inc. US$43 million private placement with Endeavour Financial Corporation
  2. Legal advisers to NOV Ghana upstream petroleum services) for setting up Ghana subsidiary and obtaining business permits
  3. Legal advisers to Oceanus Ghana Limited (upstream petroleum services) ) for setting up Ghana subsidiary and obtaining business permits
  4. Legal advisers for the structuring of the Ebankese Venture Fund Limited

2008

  1. Legal advisors for ERM-UK for the Volta Lake Timber Salvage project in Ghana
  2. Legal advisors for Ecobank Development Corporation for the setting up of three Mutual Funds in Ghana
  3. Legal Advisers for the Government of Ghana’s US$ 50 million Golden Jubilee bond offering
  4. Legal Advisers for Ecobank Transnational Incorporated’s US$ 300 million public share offer to be cross-listed on the Ghana and Nigerian Stock exchanges as well as the Bourse Regionale des Valeurs Mobiliers, headquartered in Abidjan

2007-2008

  1. Legal advisers for Etruscan Resources Inc (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange) for multi-million dollar private placements in Canada. Lawfields’ role involved advising on the status and key mining titles assets of Ghanaian subsidiaries.
  2. Legal advisers to Prairie Texas Inc, joint venture partners to Government of Ghana for the Aveyime rice project

2006-2008
Legal advisers for a number of private equity investments in Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia

2007

  1. Legal Advisers for the US$ 2.2 billion Kampac Oil M.E. (United Arab Emirates) Concession Agreement signed with Government of Ghana for the development of the Western and Central railway corridors of Ghana
  2. Legal advisers to the Government of Ghana on the privatization of Ghana Telecom Company Limited
  3.  Legal advisers for the a Multi –million US dollar mining joint venture between the Canadian –based Etruscan Resources Ghana Limited (subsidiary of Etruscan Resources Inc, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange) and Haber Mining Ghana Limited (subsidiary of Haber Mining Inc, quoted on NASDAQ)

2004-2007
Legal Advisers to Haber Mining Incorporated, a U.S. incorporated corporation whose stocks are traded on NASDAQ, for the acquisitions of several mining concessions

2006
Legal advisers to the Environmental resources Management group of London for a social and environmental impact assessment in connection with the US$ 600 million 400 MW – generation capacity Bui Dam in Ghana

2005
Legal advisers to SSNIT for real estate joint venture project with Metro IKAM of Malaysia

2004-2005
Legal advisers to the Ministry of Finance, Ghana, for the establishment of a USD 20 million Government sponsored Venture Capital Fund for SMEs

2004

  1. Legal advisers to Social Security National Insurance Trust on acquisition of SIMNET Limited, a transactions processing company
  2. Legal advisers to Johannesburg- based Trans Africa Holdings Limited for the successful acquisition of controlling shares in the Securities Discount House Group
  3. Legal advisers to SSNIT for the successful acquisition of Lonrho Hotels BV’s majority equity stake in Hotel Investments (Ghana) Limited (Labadi Beach Hotel)
  4. Legal advisers to Norsk Hydro ASA in 2004/2005 for exploring the acquisition of petroleum license in Ghana
  5. Legal advisers to the Ministry of Justice for a legal audit of the Golden Beach Hotels group in 2004, prior to settlement of certain shareholder claims