Ghana can boast of many proficient lawyers who came and reigned in their times. President Akufo Addo, Hon Haruna Iddrisu and others were all lawyers who defended the constitution.
Two prominent lawyers who cannot be forgotten when we talk about law are Tsatsu Tsikata and Akoto Ampaw.
Tsatsu Tsikata is the leading legal team for former president John Dramani Mahama while Akoto Ampaw is also the leading legal team for president Akufo Addo. In this short article, we compare some achievements, cases held and other important things about these proficient lawyers.
- Tsatsu Tsikata
Lawyer Tsatsu Tsikata is popularly known as “The Law Faculty”. He is a Lawyer by profession. He is highly proficient and the name “The Law Faculty” came about from his exceptional, intellectual and superb arguments and knowledge in law both on National and International fronts
Lawyer Tsatsu Tsikata gained admission into the University of Ghana at a tender age of 16 out of his exceptional academic performance and obtained an LL.B first class at 18
Lawyer Tsatsu Tsikata gained massive crowd following him after he led the National Democratic Congress legal team in 2013 in court to argue a petition filed by the New Patriotic Party presidential candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and won the case
He also argued an ex parte application in Ho High Court for the people of SALL which resulted in the interim injunction restraining the Electoral Commission from gazetting Peter Amewu as the MP for Hohoe.
He is currently the leading legal team for former president Mahama in the supreme court to challenge the 2020 election results
He has tract records internationally, having held cases for both Ghanaians and foreigners
- Lawyer Akoto Ampaw
Lawyer Akoto Ampaw is a Ghanaian lawyer and a human right activist. He is popularly known as Che Che since his youthful days.
He was part of the counsels for Akufo Addo in 2013 to challenge the elections results. He met one on one with Tsatsu Tsikata on the floor but was floored by Tsatsu
He is also the current leading legal team for president Akufo Addo again in the 2020 Presidential elections at the supreme court
Lawyer Akoto Ampaw has an impeccable legacy when you come to the law fraternity. He has championed in many human rights campaign and fair justice severally
He graduated from university of Ghana, LL.B and Ghana School of Law., B.L
His area of practice include commercial law, company law, industrial law and Litigation. When it come to litigation, he is the boss there.