Phillipina Adelaide Akyea

“Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end, you are sure to succeed.”

– Abraham Lincoln

Practice Focus

Mrs Akyea’s areas of expertise include Commercial Law, Matrimonial Law and Corporate Law.

Overview

Mrs. Phillipina Adelaide Akyea has been with the Firm for the past 15 years. She first joined the Firm as a pupil in 2007 when she was called to the Bar. She is presently a Managing Partner and the Firm’s Legal Practice Manager (LPM).

During her early years at Zoe, Akyea & Co., she engaged in providing legal services in several areas of law; however, with time, she developed a strong interest and practice in commercial, matrimonial, and corporate law.

Mrs. Akyea sits on the board of several of the Firm’s corporate clients, where she employs her exceptional managerial, leadership, and problem–solving skills to provide legal insight and drive corporate development.

She continues to train junior lawyers, engage clients and immensely impact the Firm through her general oversight role.

As the Legal Practice Manager of Zoe, Akyea & Co., Mrs. Akyea ensures that the Firm strategically develops to maintain the high standards of a first–rate law firm.

Phillipina is a member of the International Bar Association, Commonwealth Lawyers Association, and the ICGC Board of Lawyers.

As a means of giving back to society, Mrs. Phillipina Akyea founded the Pinamaa Foundation, whose core mandate is to improve the social and economic well-being of deprived women and children.

Credentials
Education
  • Ghana School of Law, Post Call, Professional Law Course  (2005)

  • University of Ghana, Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (2005)

  • The University of Ghana, Bsc Nursing and Nutrition (1990)


Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Member, Ghana Bar Association 
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, Commonwealth Lawyers Association
  • Member, ICGC Board of Lawyers
  • Member, Federation of Women Lawyers

Languages
  • English
Interests

Phillipina dedicates her spare time to reading Christian books and mentoring young girls through her charity, the PinaMaa Foundation.

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