Biography

The Founder and Managing Partner, Cynthia Quarcoo has extensive experience as a Corporate and Finance lawyer in Ghana and the United Kingdom.

Cynthia has over 15 years of experience representing institutional clients. Cynthia is an experienced corporate/commercial lawyer with finance experience with specialization in the energy, financial and infrastructure sectors.

An economics and business graduate, Cynthia's early career as an Analyst at PriceWaterHouse Coopers has strengthened her ability to provide clients with commercially sound legal advice.

Some of her past roles include working as a Senior Associate in the Banking and Finance Practice of International law firm, Fasken Martineau LLP in London and as a Consultant Senior Lawyer in the International Finance and Corporate department of Radix Legal & Consulting in London where she provided advise on general debt, project, development and asset finance transactions. Her representative experience includes the provision of project finance structuring advice on a $1.5 million joint venture coal to power infrastructure deal, advising the borrower on a $85 million syndicated loan facility and advising the lead arranger on a $400 million syndicated loan for an energy project and acting as Co-counsel for the Ministry of Finance on the successful 2019 and 2020 $3 billion Government of Ghana Sovereign Bond.

Cynthia has a strong understanding of the African legal and business landscape. including the unique cultural and political challenges across different countries. An expert in advising firms setting up in emerging markets, she has a deep knowledge of international trade and customs law. Her experience ranges from establishing businesses and consultancies, to working with multinational firms conducting cross-border mergers, acquisitions, financing and refinancing. She also specializes in insolvency and corporate restructuring, having advised PwC on the liquidation of Ghana Airways in 2005.