Mr. Sam Okudzeto is the founding partner of the Firm. Sam is a stalwart in the Ghanaian and International Law arena. Sam has over fifty (50) years experience in the legal field, beginning with a law degree from Kings College, London University (1961) Sam was called to the English Bar at Inner Temple in 1963. In a long and illustrious career, Sam has picked up a few credentials for himself, some of which are: Corporation of Secretaries (Final Certificate) 1958; Licentiate Membership, 1959; College of Europe, Diplome of Advance European Studies, 1963; Fellow Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators 1972; Notary Public, 1975; Senior Advocate of Ghana (SAG), 1990; Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators1999.
Sam is a member of the International Bar Association and the Commonwealth lawyers Association. He is a Past President of the Ghana Bar Association and currently the President of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators as well as the Association of Recognized Professional Bodies (Ghana)
Sam was a member of the management board of the International Bar Association and was the Chairman of the Credentials Committee. In 2005, Sam was honored by the American Bar Association when he was elected as an International Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The International Bar Association also honored Sam as an Honorary Life Member of the Association. Sam is a Rotarian and served on the Board of Rotary International, where he was the Chairman of the Executive Committee. Sam was also the Trustee Vice-Chair of the Rotary Foundation.
Sam has also served his Country in many capacities including membership of the Constituent Assembly that drafted the 1969 constitution. Sam also was a member of parliament from 1969-1972. Sam served as Chairman of the Ghana/Togo Border Demarcation Commission and he was the Chairman of the Accra Sports Stadium Disaster Commission.
Sam lectures Advocacy and Legal Ethics at the Ghana School of Law.
Area of practice
Sam Okudzeto & Associates practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.