"JLD & MB has built a market reputation within Ghana and internationally for providing solution oriented and innovative business and corporate law services with a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers.

- Dentons
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Business Support Services

In addition to the main practice areas, we provide business support services to clients which includes company incorporation and registration services; company secretarial services; legal due diligence services; immigration and work permit advice and assistance and other advisory services on entry into the Ghanaian market.

Company Secretarial Services 
JLD & MB has extensive experience in company secretarial work and acts as Company Secretary for several companies. In this capacity, JLD & MB offers integrated and customised company secretarial services to its clients, thus enabling them to focus on their core business. We ensure that our clients maintain high standards of corporate compliance. Our knowledge and understanding of up-to-date statutory and corporate governance/compliance requirements ensures bespoke, effective and efficient handling of both routine and complex company matters.

Incorporations and Registrations
Rooted in business and legal leadership that spans over 20 years, the JLD & MB Business Support Services Team is a one-stop-shop for existing and prospective clients looking to enter the Ghanaian market or to expand their product or service offerings. Our Team is frequently instructed by local and international companies to incorporate companies or register external companies in Ghana. We also advise and assist clients with post-incorporation matters including registering with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) and the preparation of standard form documents (contracts, internal policies).

Legal Due Diligence 
JLD & MB also has an investigations team which has contacts in, and travels to, all parts of Ghana. Work carried out by the investigations team includes: conducting investigations for a number of local and international companies, foreign investors and diplomatic missions, undertaking due diligence exercises on a wide range of matters, as well as assistance with debt recovery. The Firm is positioned to undertake comprehensive due diligence to support multifaceted corporate transactions.

Immigration and Work Permits
We have assisted several of our international clients with work and residence permit applications and advised on GIPC automatic expatriate quota and other matters. We provide a full range of services in this area to ensure that our client’s employment and immigration needs are addressed.

Other work includes:
  • Regulatory and tax registrations
  • Market research and assessment of strategic partners 
  • Intellectual property and registrations 
  • Preparation of standard form documents, including employment agreements and corporate policies

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