Dorothy Mensah


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Dorothy is a Partner in the Firm’s Finance, Corporate & Commercial Practice Groups.

She has about two decades of experience in providing end-to-end legal advisory, regulatory, compliance and transactional support in the financial services industry and other sectors of the Ghanaian economy.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) degree from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Corporate and Commercial Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She also holds a certificate in Financial Regulations from the Securities and Investment Institute, London, and is a member of the International Division of the Law Society, UK.

Prior to joining TEMPLARS, Dorothy was a Senior Associate at Oxford & Beaumont (now ENSafrica) Ghana, and later the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer at one of Ghana’s foremost financial services groups where she led the group’s expansion into key markets in Eastern and Southern Africa.

In addition to her deep understanding of the Ghanaian market, Dorothy possesses considerable international exposure, having worked with one the world’s leading banks, Standard Chartered PLC at its Accra, London, and Dubai offices in various capacities within Consumer Banking, Legal and Compliance.
Dorothy sits on different boards including the board of a sustainable energy start-up and a financial literacy NGO.

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