AB & David Africa

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AB & David Africa is a pan-African law firm headquartered in Accra, Ghana and founded in November 1997 by David Ofosu-Dorte,[1][2] It is first and only African law firm to receive Lexcel by the Law Society of England and Wales.[3]


AB & David Africa was founded in November 1997 by David Ofosu-Dorte as a partnership. In 2004, the partnership was converted into a company. It has offices in Ghana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Uganda and its affiliates in Mauritius, Kenya, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Kenya and other African countries. [4]

Rankings and awards

  • Honored with African Law Firm of the Year (Small Practice) and the Diversity, Transformation and Economic Empowerment Award by the Africa Legal Award in 2015.[5]
  • AB & David Africa is the first and currently the only African law firm to receive the Lexcel Accreditation by the Law Society of England and Wales.[6][3]
  • Law Digest Awards - Property, Infrastructure & Construction Team of the Year 2018.[7]
  • The Legal 500 recommended AB & David for infrastructure development in our Corporate & Commercial and Energy practices, and oil and gas issues.[8]
  • Who’s Who Legal ranks the founder, David Ofosu-Dorte as Global Leader for Construction 2020.[9]


  1. "AfCFTA will make politicians powerless — Ofosu-Dorte". Citi Business News. 2020-01-10. Retrieved 2020-12-10.
  2. "David Ofosu-Dorte, AB & David". Intercontinental Finance and Law. Retrieved 2020-12-10.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "You are being redirected..." businessday.ng. Retrieved 2020-12-10.
  4. "AB & David Opens West-Africa Office". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 2020-12-10.
  5. November 25, Legal Week |; Legalweek, 2015 at 08:13 AM | The original version of this story was published on. "African Legal Awards 2015 - who won what and why". Law.com International. Retrieved 2020-12-10.
  6. School, Astley Community High. "What is Lexcel?". www.recognisingexcellence.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-12-10.
  7. "Law Digest Awards » AB & David – Property, Infrastructure & Construction Team of the Year". www.lawdigestawards.com. Retrieved 2020-12-10.
  8. "Commercial, corporate and M&A in Ghana | Law firm and lawyer rankings from The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa guide". www.legal500.com. Retrieved 2020-12-10.
  9. "David Ofosu-Dorte". whoswholegal. Retrieved 2020-12-10.

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