Emmanuel Amofa

Managing Partner, Amofa & Partners/Administrator, Ghana Arbitration Centre

Emmanuel has expertise in domestic and international arbitration practice and has acted as counsel and arbitrator.  He has served as Sole Arbitrator, Co-Arbitrator and Chairman in several domestic arbitrations under the Rules and Procedures of the Ghana Arbitration Centre and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act, 2010 (Act 798).

He assisted and appeared as part of a team of lawyers in international commercial arbitration under the Rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). He has served as secretary to a number of arbitral tribunals such as the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Emmanuel is a Lecturer in Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms at the Ghana School of Law and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law.

He has been the administrator of the Ghana Arbitration Centre since its incorporation in 1996 and a Panel member of Arbitrators at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Washington DC.

Programme Support for Better Access to Markets and provided research support for the development of Public-Private Partnership in the Energy Sector in Ghana.

Emmanuel was admitted to the Ghana Bar in 1996 and is a member of the Ghana Bar Association. He is the country contributor for Ghana on contemporary law on arbitration in Ghana published in Arbitration in Africa: A Practitioner’s Guide, Kluwer Law International, 2013 edited by Boseman Lise. Authoured Chapter on Ghana Arbitration Centre in Onyema Emilia (gen ed.) The Transformation of Arbitration in Africa: The Role of Arbitral Institutions