Samuel is currently the Head of Legal at MASLOC. He started his legal practice with Messrs. Zoe, Akyea & Co. in 2010 where he received comprehensive training in courtroom litigation. He handled several corporate and commercial cases in areas such as Contracts, Real Estate, Labour, Debt Recovery, Intellectual Property, etc.
He also provided representation in courts for clients in criminal cases, matrimonial causes and related areas such as custody, adoption etc. In spite of his training as a litigator, Samuel was instrumental in the facilitation of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes and negotiated out-of-court settlements for numerous clients in appropriate cases..
Prior to joining MASLOC, Samuel transitioned from private legal practice to the corporate world where he was appointed as the Head of Legal at McOttley Holdings Limited in September 2014. At McOttley, he was responsible for the delivery of in-house legal services to accomplish the corporate goals of the Holdings Company and its subsidiaries operating in the microfinance, investment banking and real estate sectors. Samuel has considerable experience working on commercial transactions and consults widely on company registration, due diligence and compliance. He currently serves as company secretary for several companies in Ghana.
Samuel holds a qualifying certificate in law from the Ghana School of Law, an LLB (Hons) from the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in English with History from the University of Ghana and a Diploma in Public Relations and Advertising from the Ghana Institute of Journalism. He has also undertaken courses and attended trainings in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), Corporate Governance, Data Protection etc.Read More