Ghana: Lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu appeals 3-year ban

June 7, 2017

Human Rights Lawyer, Francis-Xavier Sosu

Renowned Human Rights Lawyer, Francis-Xavier Sosu has appealed a 3-year ban imposed on him by the General Legal Council (GLC) from practicing as a lawyer.

He believes the ban is unfair, and thus has appealed to the Court of Appeals to challenge the reasons given by the GLC that led to his ban.

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According to the notice of appeal, he is dissatisfied with the decision of the GLC in respect of a charge over estimation of legal fees and believes the GLC erred in their decision.

In a suit filed at the Court of Appeal on Wednesday June 7, he expressed his displeasure with accusations by the council that he overcharged legal fees.

Lawyer Sosu is also dissatisfied with the decision by the GLC in respect of touting and personal advertisement and thus see it as a miscarriage of Justice.


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