Legal Aid Authority

Support for Legal Aid Scheme

National President of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA), Anthony Forson, has expressed public support for the Legal Aid Scheme to promote justice delivery in the country. According to him, the many challenges facing the scheme, including lack of equipment and infrastructure require collaborative efforts to enable it deliver on its mandate. The GBA president made […]

GBA Webinar 2020 – “Enhancing National Cohesion…”

The General Council of the Bar decided that in the prevailing, albeit receding, the climate of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Annual Conference of the Ghana Bar Association scheduled to be held in Bolgatanga, Upper East Region, from 13-18 September 2020, be postponed to the following year 2021.

The Bar in the interim shall hold a WEBINAR from Monday, 14th September 2020 to Wednesday, 16th September 2020 at 10.00 hours.

The event will be transmitted via Youtube/Zoom. The link to the Webinar will be shared with Members accordingly.

Honourary guests include:

  • H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic
  • His Lordship The Chief Justice
  • The Hon. Attorney-General & Minister of Justice
  • Prof. Henry Kwasi Prempeh, Executive Director, CDD (Speaker on Theme for Webinar)
  • Members of the Bar Council

Webinar Theme:
“Enhancing National Cohesion: The Essence of Free, Fair and Responsible Electoral Process”

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GBA, Judiciary hold 37th-Anniversary remembrance service for murdered justices

The Ghana Bar Association in collaboration with the Judiciary on Sunday held a 37th-anniversary remembrance service at the Kaneshie Presbyterian Church in Accra for the three murdered justices of the High Court of Justice.           The three late justices – Justice Fred Poku Sarkodee, Justice Cecilia Koranteng-Addow and Justice Kwadwo Agyei[…..]