Year of call
- 2000- The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
- 2003- Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana
- 2013- International Criminal Court – The Hague
- Honourable Society of Middle Temple
- London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
- International Criminal Court Bar Association –
- Chairperson of the Membership Committee of the ICCBA
- Chartered Institute of Arbitration
- Institute of Directors
- International Chambers of Commerce
- International Bar Association
- Middle Temple Hall Committee
- Executive member of the Ghana Hungarian Chambers of Commerce
LADY GIFTY TETTEH
- African Diaspora Forum- Advisor
- Heritage and Cultural Society of Africa
- Africa Women in Farming – AWIF
- Africa Women in Energy – AWIE
- Ghana Education Project Kyabobo primary and secondary School – Patron
- Sickle Cell Support Scheme- Trustee
English Ga, Ada and Hungarian languages (Magyar)
Lady Tetteh was called to the Bar in 2000 and has maintained a full-time practice following the completion of her pupillage at the Chambers of Wilfred Forster-Jones.
In June 2005 having practices for a few years, she established her Chambers and became Head of Chambers, making legal history, being the first and youngest black woman to set up Chambers in the prestigious Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.
She has maintained high standards with a progressive approach to the Bar and Chambers, making her a highly regarded practitioner with her instructing solicitors, barristers and clients.
Lady Tetteh is known for her ability to take on complex points of law and has a wide range of practise areas. Lady Tetteh undertakes work in Civil, Commercial/Corporate Law, Criminal (defence) and Human Rights.
Lady Tetteh also developed an international practice in her area of practice. having been called to the Ghanaian Bar in October 2003, she established her Ghana Chambers in January 2006. She has dealt with various commercial/corporate disputes and is capable of advising on and taking instructions in a broad range of International Commercial Disputes. Lady Tetteh was called to the office of Notary Public by the Courts of Ghana in 2012.
Following the introduction of the Direct Access Course (established by the Bar Council, UK), which allows Barristers to receive instructions directly from the public/organisations without an intermediaries, Lady Tetteh completed the Direct Access course and became a registered Direct Access Barrister since 2007.
Chambers and the Community
With her background and continuing work within the British Ghanaian and African community has underpinned her interest in human rights, civil liberties, equality, and other such causes. Since Chambers of GD Tetteh was established, Lady Tetteh has offered members of the British / African community the opportunity of obtaining an insight into the Bar and gaining legal experience. She assists the Ghana High Commission in the UK on legal matters and was the Legal she was the advisor to the Ghanaian High Commission in the UK and Committee member during the establishment of the Ghana Skills Data Bank.
Lady Tetteh mentors a variety of young people ranging from primary school children to law students and budding barristers and solicitors. She has made mini pupillages available to individuals who have followed a similar path to the Bar or have completed the Legal Practice Course. Lady Tetteh is heavily involved with Community Projects and utilizes her legal skills and experience in providing advice on matters of law and practice. She currently works frequently as a key speaker at lectures and workshops organized by Tower Hamlets on African Children and families.
Ghana Chambers’ website: www.rehobothchambers.com
Lady Gifty Tetteh’s website: www.ladygifty.com
Africa Women in Energy: www.africawomeninenergy.com
Africa Women in Farming: www.africawomeninfarming.com