Amanda Akuokor Clinton, Biography
Amanda Akuokor Clinton Esq is a Ghanaian lawyer and the Founding Partner of Clinton Consultancy.
Clinton’s middle name, Akuokor, signifies that she is a twin.
At age 15, she was already hosting a radio on the now-defunct Live FM in Accra.
She is steeped in the way of the Lord as she used to work in the church as a lay pastor.
She assisted with the services and sometimes, preached the Word.
One of the places where she shared the Gospel was a male rehab center.
Amanda also holds an M.Sc in African Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
Having trained as a Pupil Barrister at the highly respected Pump Court Chambers in London under the training of Oba Nsugbe Q.C SAN, Amanda went on to additionally qualify at the Ghanaian Bar.
She was called to the Bar in England and Wales thirteen years ago and the Ghanaian Bar ten years ago.
Amanda Akuokor Clinton is a litigation expert with extensive corporate law experience in the U.K and Ghana.
As one of the most recognized commercial lawyers in Ghana, she is regularly instructed by international clients who require bespoke, timely, and accurate due diligence reports as well as legal opinions: corporate, banking, telecommunications, property & construction, and energy & infrastructure.
Amanda is also a legal compliance consultant who researches, plans, implements, and monitors a broad portfolio of compliance systems and initiatives to enable organizational compliance with all applicable central, state, and local regulations/laws.
Her portfolio of work includes foreign company incorporations in Africa, obtaining licenses under various statutes, Support on compliance with various laws by proper checklists/ declaration, Interaction with Governments/ Institutions/Vendors, etc.,
Recent her high-profile cases include representing the Ghana Football Association as they made formal responses to the Government of Ghana and FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, and representing different international corporate clients who invested in Ghana’s largest Ponzi scheme to date (Menzgold).
She regularly represents international clients in commercial matters and arbitration proceedings and her background includes legal, policy, drafting, regulatory, and advocacy work.