Founded in 2002 as a foremost legal and business advisory services provider, ShawbellConsulting serves Investors, International Development Partners, NGOs and Charities and private sector institutions from its core offices in Ghana.

Our clients are drawn from the Energy, Oil & Gas; the Capital Markets, Banking & Finance; Industry; Agriculture; Telecoms; Health; Commerce; Infrastructure; Railways; Ports and SME sectors, among others.

Our cross-sectoral work over the years, has assisted us in our ability to thoroughly understand and assist investors to navigate the local business and regulatory terrain. We apply our knowledge, international standards and a global mind-set to provide client solutions.

We are set up to provide Legal Advisory, In-Country Representation, Licenses and Permits, Due Diligence, Transaction Advisory, Research and other professional services to clients overseas and locally. 

We have served a number of global corporations and their local representatives such as Afex International, Transocean,, Tap Oil, Maersk International, Meridian Port Services, and other international groups.  We have also provided services for the World Bank, the Millennium Development Authority; the UK Department for International Development, the Danish International Development Agency, USAID, the Institute of International Communications and Development at the Hague, the China-Europe International Business School, the Royal Netherlands Embassy, and so on.


Represents multinationals wishing to do business in Ghana through Due Diligence Support, Country Liaison and Advocacy, Local Representation, and Intermediary services. 

  • Serves international clients in providing Transaction Advisory and Contractual Services in Local/Foreign Partnerships, Drafts Agreements and Legal Memoranda for major global leaders.
  • Provides a variety of Start-up Legal Consulting, and Company Registration Services for new investors.
  • Provides Tax, Immigration, and Permits and Licensing Services. Provides Negotiation Support to investors doing business with Government.
  • Provides Company Secretarial Services to the local private sector and multinational companies.
  • Provides Local Manager and Governance and Nominee Director services.
  • Undertakes Research Services on legal questions and matters of rules, regulations and practice.
  • Has provided legal advisory services to entities seeking or enjoying Free Zones status in Ghana.
  • Has provided legal advice to public sector financial and non-financial institutions and undertakes Value-for-Money appraisals.
  • Provides Cross-Cultural Business and Communication training for local and expatriate staff of multinational companies Recruits CEOs and other senior executives for multinational and local firms.
Our firm provides the following legal services to our overseas, international, local-multinational and public sector clients:

» Private Sector
» Government

Since the firm's inception, the provision of institutional reform services has been a core activity.

We have served a wide variety of clients drawn from across the public, private and NGO sectors.

Our core services in the institutional reform area are as follows: