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Vera Owusu Osei


Vera Owusu Osei is a Partner with the Corporate and IP Telecoms & Technology practice groups of the Ghana office of AB & David Africa. She has over 17 years of experience in M&A transactions and corporate restructuring, corporate governance, compliance and general regulatory advice for local and international clients. Vera worked with the M & A and Corporate Team of Hogan Lovells under the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship Program. She was the co-lead of the AB & David team that advised Millicom International Cellular S.A on the Bharti Airtel and Tigo Ghana merger. She has also assisted clients dealing with opportunities and threats resulting from globalization and technology and its impact on intellectual property. She has represented myriad clients in the telecoms, upstream oil and gas, technology and insurance sectors.

Practice Areas
• Corporate
• Compliance
• Privacy
• Intellectual Property
• Technology
• Telecoms
• Labour & Employment
• Oil & Gas
• Mining


• Mergers & Acquisitions Training (2022)- Facilitator
• Ghana Copyright- The Case of Kirani Ayat & Ghana Tourism Authority, B & FT, Oct, 2022
• Finding Hidden Corporate Owners- Beneficial Ownership Disclosure, B &FT, August, 2022
• From Mind to Market–Start Ups Building Business on Ideas, B&FT, April, 2022
• The Monster at the Workplace, B&FT, February, 2022
• Joint Ventures in the Petroleum Sector, Resource Person- Workshop for Supplier Development for SMEs in the Upstream Sector, July, 2021
• Chambers Global, Mining Law and Practice in Ghana, Contributor, 2020 & 2021
• Understanding Corporate Governance, legal issues to consider – session for SMEs as part of Invest in Africa’s Business Linkage Programme (Facilitator) (2019)
• Joint Ventures, legal issues to consider – session for SMEs as part of Invest in Africa’s Business Linkage Programme (Facilitator) (2018)
• Mergers and Acquisitions in Ghana- Foreign Investor Considerations- Hogan Lovells Africa Newsletter (2016)
• Oil and Gas in Uganda and Ghana- Hogan Lovells Africa Newsletter- (April 2015)
• Social Enterprise Ghana/ Reach for Change- “Draft guide on legal structures for social enterprises for non-profit that aims to improve the lives of children and youth by supporting social innovation and entrepreneurship”- 2018
• Nomination for TrustLaw Lawyer of the Year 2018!

Education/ Bar Membership
• Master of Laws (LLM), Oil & Gas (University of Ghana, Legon)
• Barrister-at-Law; LLB (University of Ghana, Legon)
• Alumni- Commonwealth Lawyers Programme (Hogan Lovells)
• Member, Ghana Bar Association
• Member, International Bar Association