CLEMENT KOJO AKAPAME

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Clement is the Partner in charge of Commercial Practice and Head of Consultancy at TaylorCrabbe.
Clement has over a decade’s experience in commercial practice and law and development practice. He consults for both local and international clientele in the area of Forest Legislation and Commercial Law.

Since 2006, Clement has worked with various stakeholders including international organizations such as the DFID, USAID and UNDP in direct engagement and on consultancy basis by offering research, technical backstopping and chaperoning assistance in institutional and legislative reforms in the areas of natural resources and constitutional law. He presently works on a long-term consultancy for ClientEarth, a UK firm of Environmental Lawyers. His role involves building capacity of the Civil Society Organizations on legal issues in the forestry sector, particularly in the area of implementation of the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) programme of the European Union.

Clement has previously worked with Law and Development Associates, as the Lead Researcher and Counsel to the Constitution Review Commission of Ghana where he served as in-house counsel to the Commission and as a lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
His areas of practice include corporate and commercial law, international finance, and natural resources law and policy.
His favourite pastime is watching football.

Qualifications
• Master of Laws (University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor)
• Qualifying Certificate in Law (Ghana School of Law)
• Bachelor of Laws (University of Ghana)
• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (University of Ghana)

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