Lecturers-Faculty of Law

Position: Assistant Lecturer

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Academic Areas: 

  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Taxation of Corporations and
  • International Tax
  • Sports Law

Biography

Courage Asabagna is Assistant lecturer and legal Consultant at University of Professional Studies, where he teaches commercial, and contract and tax law. As a legal Consultant, he works as an Associate for Law and Development Associates, Ghana’s leading multi-disciplinary law and development consultancy firm, where he has been involved with a wide range of consultancy projects, with ample knowledge and expertise in public policy, legal and legislative reform process, legislative drafting, monitoring, mentoring and evaluation of projects and development research. 

Courage, holds an LLM in Taxation from University of British Columbia BC, Canada, which specialises in taxation, that extends to international tax, transfer pricing, corporate and partnership tax, and taxation of trust. Prior to this, he had studied for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with Sociology and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, all from the University of Ghana. And later enrolled as a lawyer in Ghana after having successfully obtained a Qualified Certificate in Law, from the Ghana School of Law.

He also doubles as an Associate at Atuguba & Associates, a leading law firm in Ghana, where he provides advice in transactions, legal consultancy and general litigation. He has undertaken several internships and worked in areas of natural resource benefits, and royalties. In the area of taxation, he handles legal issues for corporate clients on corporate taxation, taxation trust, partnership taxes, aside his general practice of litigation in commerce and civil cases.

 

Academic Qualification

  • Master’s Degree in Taxation Law, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada, 2016
  • Qualifying Certificate in Law, Ghana School of Law, Accra, 2015
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Ghana, Legon, 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science with Sociology, University of Ghana, Legon, 2010

 

Courses Taught

  • Commercial Law
  • Private International Law
  • Law of Taxation
  • Labour Law
  • Business Law
  • Law of Contract

Professional Membership & Affiliations

  • Member, Ghana Bar Association since 2016
  • Member, University Teachers Association of Ghana, UPSA Branch since 2016
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