OUR PEOPLE

 

Christopher Archer (Managing Partner):

  • Barrister-at-Law of Solicitor of the Supreme Court
  • Qualifying Certificate in Law, Ghana School of Law
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons) University of Ghana
  • Notary Public of the Republic of Ghana
 

Membership:

  • Ghana Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • World Jurist Association
  • World Association Of Lawyers
 
Foreign Affiliate Member:
American Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Associate Membership:
American Bar Association
 
 

Christopher Archer is the Managing Partner of Archer, Archer and Co. He started his legal practice at Ghana Legal Aid Board and Hesse and Larsey, a Law firm in Accra, Ghana, with a reputation for commercial and corporate practice, where he advised on complex transactions concerning mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, takeovers, privatizations and initial public offerings and the enforcement of rights under financial agreements. He then moved to Heward-Mills and Co. as a Senior Associate. In the year 2005, he founded the law firm of Archer, Archer and Co. and is currently the Managing Partner.

In the past years he has gained considerable experience ranging from general assignments as a legal advisor for financial institutions on compliance matters to corporate finance and investment promotion issues. Throughout his legal practice he has been actively engaged in commercial litigation arising in the corporate and commercial sectors, such as banking transactions, civil fraud, corporate governance, finance service regulations, mergers and acquisitions, share capital reorganizations and employment law.

As an alternative to drawn - out battle in the courts, Christopher also employs alternative dispute resolution along with mediation in his work.

 
 
Sylvia Assimeng-Archer (Partner):
  • Barrister-at-Law & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana
  • Qualifying Certificate in Law, Ghana School of Law
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons) University of Ghana
  • Member, Ghana Bar Association
  • Notary Public of the Republic of Ghana

Sylvia has twelve years experience in offering legal support to banking and corporate institutions and in securities and compliance work. She has represented the interests of clients at many regulatory agencies and dispute resolution fora. She has solid reputation for excellent legal research and possesses great attention to detail. She holds the F.K Apaloo / Ghana School of Law Award for Best Student in Company Law & Practice.

Sylvia started her legal practice as a Junior Counsel in the law firm of Heward-Mills and Co. She then joined Laryea Laryea and Co. PC as an associate Barriester and Solicitor, where she worked directly with the principal of the firm to advise a client base made up of local and foreign business concerns in the petroluem, banking, finance, mining, manufacturing, trading and real estates industries. She further represented corporate and individuals clients in land and commerical litigation in the Superior Courts of Ghana and advised expatriate clients on Ghanaian immigration Laws and represented them if necessary at immigration hearings to enable them obtain residence and work permits.

She then joined UniBank (Ghana) Limited, a financial institution in Ghana where she is the Company Secretary and Head of the Legal Department. Sylvia is currently pursuing a Master of Laws programme in Oil and Gas at the University of Ghana.

 
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