Andrew Mercer


Andrew is the Lead Attorney at Mercer & Company. He advises and represents companies and individuals in a variety of corporate matters across a broad range of industries and sectors. Prior to founding Mercer & Company, he was the Head of Legal at First Atlantic Bank, Ghana where he had oversight responsibility for the entire Legal Division of the Bank comprising the Legal, Company Secretariat and Corporate Affairs Departments. He also served as the Secretary to the Board and other Sub-Committees of the Board. He has had previous practice stints with a leading law firm in Ghana as a Senior Associate, where he gained extensive experience in preparing, drafting and producing relevant documents for litigation and non litigation client services.

He also had extensive in advocacy before Superior Courts of Judicature and lower courts in Ghana.

Practice Areas

  • Advocacy
  • Business Litigation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Due Diligence
  • Company Secretarial Services

Some Key Transactions include:

  • Consulting Counsel on a joint venture to establish a major inter-regional airline.
  • Lead Counsel on contract for the construction and sale of 10,000 affordable housing units.
  • Lead counsel on the acquisition of a major logistics services company.
  • Transactional and Lead Counsel on the acquistion of a major telecommunications company.
  • Lead Counsel on the recovery of family Heirloom Valued over USD 300,000 from a major bank.

  • Published Works

  • Contributor, Enabling the Business of Agriculture:Comparing Regulatory Good Practices 2016 - a comparative report by the World Bank Group.
  • Contributor, Enabling the Business of Agriculture2017 - a comparative report by the World Bank Group
  • Co-Author , Commercial Real Estate in Ghana:Overview-published on Pactical Law Website: