Dr. Isidore K. Tufuor is a partner at Law Plus who has built a solid legal practice with accumulated years of experience and training as an advocate of the superior courts of Ghana, with a number of law firms with great repute in Accra. Before joining Law Plus, Dr. Tufuor was a senior associate at Axis legal. He holds a Doctor of Laws Degree (LL.D) in criminal law and justice and a Master’s Degree in law (LL.M) in International Law and Justice. He is a founding member of the faculty of law at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in Accra, where, he has been lecturing since 2010.
A lawyer of distinguished finesse and of multiple talents, Dr. Tufuor brings to the fore a great deal of contribution in pursuit of the corporate vision of the firm. His background as a French scholar holding a Baccalauréat, the distinguished Diplôme Supérieur d’Etude de Français and a Bachelor’s Degree in French, makes him an enviable asset bridging language barriers in legal matters within the sub-region. This quality makes Law Plus currently the sole and leading law firm in Ghana operating both in English and French languages.
Dr. Tufuor maintains great expertise in the area of Criminal Law and Justice. He is a director at the Centre for Criminal Justice, Policy and Research (CCJPR) in Accra and has years of practice and experience in criminal justice matters. He has been involved in various criminal justice programmes with the Judiciary including the Access to Justice Project organised under the auspices of the Leitner Centre for International Law and Justice in New York, which seeks to address procedural challenges faced by remand prisoners in Ghana. Through this Project, Dr. Tufuor has personally handled a myriad of criminal cases. Today, the CCJPR is the lead organisation which broadly provides solutions through research, training, advocacy and policy making in all matters in the area of criminal law and criminal justice in Ghana. In addition to this specialisation in criminal law, Dr. Tufuor is involved in general legal practice in such areas including intellectual property law, Commercial and Corporate Law, Labour and Employment Law and Environmental Law.
Drawing on his profession as a lecturer, he is able to provide insights on the intersection between the Law and its actual practice. Dr. Tufuor also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology as well as a Qualifying Certificate in the practice of law from the Ghana School of Law.