Mr. Courage A. Asabagna

Lecturer

Contact

Email: 
caasabagna@ug.edu.gh

Courage Asabagna is a Lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law where he teaches Law of Taxation, Company Law, Law of Immovable Property and Environmental Law. Courage believes in using an all-inclusive and interactive class sessions to impart knowledge to his students and to help shape their future. Before joining the University of Ghana School of Law, Courage was an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Professional Studies Faculty of Law, where he taught Constitutional Law, Law of Taxation, and Commercial Law.

With an LLM in Law of Taxation from the University of British Columbia BC, Canada, he has extensive practical knowledge in International Tax, Corporate Tax, and Taxation of Partnerships and Trusts. Courage’s research and related work address the taxation of the digital economy, taxation of charitable organizations and donations, tax avoidance, and tax compliance. His current research focuses on corporate tax avoidance and the tax compliance of companies in the upstream sector.

In addition to teaching and writing, Courage is a Legal and Policy Consultant and has been involved in a wide range of consultancy projects for both local government agencies and international organizations. He has amassed expertise in public policy formulation, legislative review and audit, legislative reform process, legislative drafting, monitoring, mentoring, and evaluation of projects and development research.

 

CREDENTIALS
  • LLM (Law of Taxation) – University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
  • QCL – Ghana School of Law, Accra, Ghana
  • LLB – University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
  • BA (Political Science with Sociology) – University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
 
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Law of Taxation
  • Company and Commercial Law.
  • Environment Law
  • Constitutional law
  • Law of Immovable Property

 

PUBLICATIONS
  1.  Atuguba., Raymond A. and Asabagna, Courage. (2019) ‘Ghana’ in Nicholas Catlin (ed) The International Comparative Legal Guide to Environment and Climate Change Law. Global Legal Group, 16th ed. pp 112-117.
  2.  Asabagna, Courage. (2019) ‘Charitable Organisations and Donations in Ghana: A Call for a Regulation” 5 Lancaster University Ghana Law Journal (LUGLJ). pp. 181-204.