The Applicant filed this application under order 55 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (C.I.47) praying for an
“(a) An Order of Certiorari directed to the General Legal Council for the purpose of quashing its ruling dated 15th June, 2015
(b) An order of mandamus directed to the General Legal Council to restore his name to the roll of lawyers and
(c) A declaration that Section 16 A of the Legal Profession Act 1960, (Act 32) is inconsistent and incompatible with the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, 1992 which is the Supreme Law of Ghana”.
The facts of the Applicant’s case were that his name was struck out from the roll of lawyers by the Law Society of Upper Canada which he was a member. He was admitted to the Ontario Bar to practice law in Ontario Bar to practice law in Ontario, Canada in 1999. By virtue of being a lawyer in Canada, the applicant had the opportunity to do Post Call Law Course in Ghana after which he was admitte…