Kissi Agyebeng has more than sixteen (16) years experience in legal practice and he has successfully argued numerous cases before the superior courts of Ghana and he has participated in several international arbitration hearings. Kissi has immense expertise in telecommunications law, energy law, construction law, real estate law, government contracts, procurement law, law of the sea, ocean law and policy, corporate and commercial law; maritime law; international law; international commercial arbitration; international business transactions; criminal law and international criminal law; sports law; and media law.
Kissi has also been a lecturer at the School of Law, University of Ghana since October 2006 teaching and researching into criminal law, international humanitarian law, international law, and corporate law. He is also an associate at the African Center for Cyber Law and Cyber Crime Prevention and the National Moot Court Coordinator for the Commonwealth Moot Court Competition on International Criminal Justice. He was the Vice Chair of the Appeals Committee of the Ghana Football Association.
Kissi is the Chairman of Ghana’s Electronic Communications Tribunal – an administrative/industrial tribunal which sits on appeals from decisions or orders made by the National Communications Authority (NCA) and the Dispute Resolution Committee of the NCA in respect of the regulation of electronic communications, the regulation of broadcasting, and the use of the electro-magnetic spectrum and related matters.
Kissi earned a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree in 2001 from the University of Ghana with First Class Honours and he was awarded the Bentsi-Enchill prize for best graduating law student. He proceeded to the Ghana School of Law and he was called to the Ghana Bar in October 2003, earning the E.N. Sowah Memorial prize for best student in Family Law. Kissi also has two Master of Laws (LL.M.) degrees. The first is in Marine and Environmental Law from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2005); and the second is in corporate law and securities regulation from Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY (2006).
Kissi is very well placed to offer the best of the worlds of extensive research, solution-oriented counsel and in-depth understanding of legal issues. His publications include:
- Theory in Search of Practice – The Right of Innocent Passage in the Territorial Sea, 39 CORNELL INT’L L. J., (2006) 371.
- Minority Rights in Corporate Governance in Ghana: The End of the Rule in Foss v. Harbottle?, in Ghana Law Since Independence: History, Development and Prospects, Mensa-Bonsu et al eds, 73 (Black Mask Ltd, 2007)
- To Disclose or Not to Disclose the Offence – That is the Question: The Case of Allan William Hodgson (2008-2010) 24 UGLJ 87
- A Commitment to Law, Development & Public Policy: A Festschrift in Honour of Nana Dr. SKB Asante (Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2016) – co-editor