Lawyer Kissi Agyebeng appointed chairman of Electronic Communications Tribunal

Government appoints Lawyer Kissi Agyebeng as new chairman of Electronic Communications Tribunal.

Lawyer Kissi Agyebeng appointed chairman of Electronic Communications Tribunal
Lawyer Kissi Agyebeng

Government has appointed private legal practitioner, Kissi Agyebeng as the Chairman of the Electronic Communications Tribunal.

He takes over from Justice Samuel Kofi Date-Bah who resigned from the Tribunal on July 1, 2019.

Mr. Agyebeng’s appointment took effect from July 8, 2019.
His role is to oversee the affairs and adjudication of appeals at the Tribunal as stipulated in The Electronic Communications Act, 2008 (Act 775).

Mr. Agyebeng is expected to preside over the hearing of the case involving the closure of some radio stations in the country by the National Communications Authority.
 
Profile of Kissi Agyebeng

Mr. Agyebeng is a private legal practitioner who has argued numerous cases before the Superior Courts of Ghana and has also been engaged in several international business transactions.
He is also a lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law, teaching and researching into criminal law, international humanitarian law, international law and corporate law.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Ghana and two Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (Marine and Environmental Law) and Cornell Law School (Corporate Law and Securities Regulation).