Ms. Kokor’s focus in private practice as a lawyer is mainly on commercial and corporate issues and constitutional and local governance matters. A highly innovative and results oriented person with a background in development policy planning and law. She has had stints with the Social Investment Fund (SIF) Ghana Poverty Reduction Programme and Barclays Bank Ghana. She has also worked previously as an Administrator and Policy Analyst with one of the Country’s foremost political and economic Think Tanks.
Sophia currently works with Minkah-Premo & Co where she handles matters for both local and foreign clients including some of the Country’s strongest local entities and foremost multinationals involved in varied sectors of the economy. She handles matters covering the corporate and commercial spectrum including Mergers and Acquisitions, trade and investment, private public partnership arrangements; constitutional, governance and Local Government issues; and also provides transaction advisory services. She is a good communicator and negotiator with an eye for detail.
She also served for a while as an Adjunct Lecturer at the MountCrest University College, Faculty of Law. She is responsible for in-house and continuing professional training at Minkah-Premo and Co. and also teaches at The Law Institute an affiliate training institute of the firm
Sophia serves on the boards of a number of both private and public entities in different capacities. She serves on the Legal Committee of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) at the national level and presently also serves as a Commissioner of the Ghana International Trade Commission (GITC).
Sophia holds a BL (Qualifying Certificate in Law) from the Ghana School of Law, Accra and an LLB from the University of Ghana, Legon as well as a BSc in Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
BSc Planning(Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology )
LLB (University of Ghana)
BL(Ghana School of Law)
Ghana Bar Association
Corporate Arrangements including Mergers and acquisitions
Local Government Practice
International Trade and Investment
Energy - Oil and Gas, Power - production, transmission and distribution (including trans-border trade) and related services