The School of Law of the University of Ghana is the premier center for legal education in Ghana and continues to lead the way in preparing students for the legal profession. It was first established as a department of the Faculty of Social Studies in the 1958/59 academic year, becoming a Faculty in 1960/61 then eventually a full-fledged school in the 2014/15 academic year. 


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UGSoL News

Thursday, August 5, 2021

The question of who would become the next special prosecutor has finally been answered as the President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, has appointed Mr. Kissi Agyebeng to take on this new role.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The Dean of the University of Ghana School of Law, Professor Raymond Atuguba, speaking on Joy News’ “The Law” programme on Sunday, 20th June 2021, made it clear that there is a need to train more lawyers...

Thursday, March 18, 2021

On the 16th of March 2021, Dr. Ali-Nakyea, Senior lecturer at the School of Law, University of Ghana and Senior Partner of Ali-Nakyea & Associates, Accra, Ghana, presented on the revenue mobilisation measures in the 2021 budget statement to the honourable...

Thursday, March 11, 2021

The 7th International Annual Tax Conference organised by the West African Union of Tax Institutes (WAUTI) was held from the 25th to 26th of February 2021, in Lagos...

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