E. Kofi Abotsi

Kofi Abotsi is the Dean of the Faculty of Law at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Mr. Abotsi also maintains a legal practice and has a wealth of experience in advising clients especially in corporate law and governance.

He is a Partner at Axis Legal and has over thirteen years standing at the Bar. He has during his years of practice provided extensive advisory services to diverse clients including the Judiciary, Attorney-General’s Department, IGOs, corporate institutions, among others. Mr. Abotsi holds an LL.B degree from the University of Ghana, Legon, a BL from the Ghana School of Law and an LL.M from Harvard Law School, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA.

He holds significant publications to his credit in leading peer review journals and has covered extensive fields in the law such as constitutional and comparative law, development law, International Human Rights law and customary law reform. He also has a rich experience in criminal justice administration especially in the area of police capacity building and legal sector reform projects. Mr. Abotsi also has a rich international experience as he has and continues to visit a number of international universities in Africa and the United States on academic exchange and other intellectual engagements.