Kofi Abotsi

Kofi Abotsi | Ghana

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Kofi Abotsi is the immediate past Dean of the GIMPA Law School. He is also a practicing lawyer, a public intellectual in Ghana.  Dean Abotsi is also the managing partner of Axis Legal Solicitors and has over 16 years standing at the Bar. Among various other positions previously held, Dean Abotsi was a special counsel to the Constitutional Review Commission of Ghana and lead consultant to the structural and systems reform of the Attorney-General’s Department & Ministry of Justice.  He holds a bachelor of Laws Degree and Barrister-at-Law Certificate from the University of Ghana and the Ghana School of Law respectively as well as a Master of Laws Degree from the Harvard Law School in the United States. Dean Abotsi has been widely consulted by many local and international bodies and has been a distinguished guest of the prosecutor of the ICC in the past where he addressed the court and its staff on the future of the ICC in Africa.

He has won a number of awards including the Access to justice award and award for distinguished service as dean of the GIMPA Law School.