MANUEL SAWYERR was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in 2016, and qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana in 2017. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Economics, and read the Post-Graduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) as well as the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), both at BPP University Law School in London.
Manuel went on to obtain a Postgraduate Certificate in Global Business from the prestigious Harvard Business School in the United States, and a Certificate in Oil, Gas and Mining Governance from Oxford University in the United Kingdom.
He carries an impressive track record, having worked in Business Development, Strategy and Government Relations with multinationals such as Cotecna SA, Webb Fontaine Group, UBI Petroleum (now Puma Energy), SY Investments SARL, and several Ghanaian companies.
Manuel is a member of the Credit & Debt Recovery Team of the firm, and provides legal advisory services and representation to a variety of clients, both local and internal, as well as to a number of government entities, both in the public and private sectors.
Manuel maintains a keen interest in community development, and in his spare time, enjoys reading, football, quad biking and polo.