About the Firm
Nii Okantey Chambers is a full services chambers located in Accra, Ghana.
Founded in 1961 by the late Peter Ala Adjetey, the Chambers continues to champion the cause of justice by testing the law and providing its clients with truly novel and pioneering legal services.
history of the chambers
The Chambers was started in 1961, by the late Peter Ala Adjetey.
The Chambers has throughout its history, and indeed throughout the modern history of Ghana, championed the cause of justice by testing the law and thereby providing its clients with truly novel and pioneering legal services.
The Chambers enjoys a rich history of obtaining landmark judgments which have challenged unconstitutional laws, regulations and practices. Throughout the decades we have maintained the highest standards in the provision of legal services.
About the founder
Mr. Peter Ala Adjetey was a senior advocate of Ghana.
He obtained an LLB from the University of Nottingham in 1958 and was called to the bar of England and Wales by the Honorable Society of the Middle Temple in 1959. Later that year, he returned to Ghana and he was called to the Ghana Bar. After working at the Attorney General’s for a year he left and eventually established the Chambers. He enjoyed an illustrious career at the bar. He served in many roles including the President of the Ghana Bar Association between 1985 and 1989. He was a lecturer at the Ghana School of Law between 1964 and 1968, he was a member of the Judicial Council from 1984 to 1989.
Mr. Adjetey was the Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana from 2001 to 2005.
He was awarded the Order of the Volta in 2008, an order of merit from the Republic of Ghana for outstanding service to the country.
Mr. Adjetey was truly an outstanding lawyer and mentor and his legacy lives on at the Chambers.