About the GLC Logo

Handcuffs (Epa) is a symbol of law and justice, slavery and captivity. Adolph Agbo in "Values of Adinkra Symbols" notes that handcuffs were introduced in Africa as a result of the slave trade and later became popular among chiefs in restraining offenders of the law. "The Symbol reminds offenders of the uncompromising nature of the law. It however discourages all forms of slavery"

Legal Education

The General Legal Council is mandated to provide overall oversight on the administration of Legal Education in Ghana and the professional training of Lawyers.

The Disciplinary Committee

This Committee performs the very important function of upholding standards of professional conduct of attorneys-at-law and enforcing discipline in the Legal Profession.

Is your Lawyer Licensed?

Only Lawyers who are Licensed by the Council are authorized to practice within the jurisdiction of Ghana and can be given audience at a court. For a list of Licensed Lawyers, find out from the Lawyers in Good Standing.

2018 Enrollment of New Lawyers

A group picture of Her Ladyship the Chief Justice, Ms. Sophia A. B. Akuffo, the members of the GLC and the newly enrolled lawyers at the forecourt of the Accra International Conference Centre, Accra.

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COUNCIL MEMBERS

Chief Justice of Ghana
Justice of the Supreme Court
Justice of the Supreme Court
Justice of the Supreme Court
Attorney General & Minister For Justice
National President, Ghana Bar Association
National Vice President, Ghana Bar Association
National Secretary, Ghana Bar Association
President, Eastern Regional Bar Association
Dean Faculty of Law, University of Ghana

IN ATTENDANCE

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Ms. Cynthia Pamela A. Addo

Judicial Secretary
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Mr Kwasi Prempeh-Eck

Director of Legal Education & Ghana School of Law
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Rev. Prof. E.H. Ofori-Amankwah

Dean, Faculty of Law, Central University
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Prof. Mrs. Lydia Apori Nkansah

Dean, Faculty of Law, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
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Franklina Gesila Adanu (Mrs.)

Counsel, General Legal Council