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182 fresh lawyers admitted to the Bar

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The General Legal Council has admitted 182 new lawyers, including veteran journalist and former president of the Ghana Journalists Association, Gifty Afenyi-Dadzie, to the Bar.

This occurred during a special meeting of the council, responsible for overseeing legal education in Ghana, attended by council members, Chief Justice, Justices of superior courts, Director of Legal Education at the Ghana School of Law, Deputy Attorney General and Minister of Justice, and deans of law faculties.

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Chief Justice Gertrude Esaaba Torkornoo congratulated the students and their families while cautioning the new lawyers against mediocre displays of knowledge superiority.

She emphasized the importance of humility, sobriety, and reflective thinking in legal practice to serve dependents with clarity and benefit.

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The head of the Judiciary urged the new lawyers to utilize their knowledge for societal development, noting unprecedented global challenges requiring wisdom, resilience, and understanding in applying legal norms to problems.

Justice Torkornoo stressed the importance of approaching legal duties with a sense of duty and responsibility to fulfill their mandate effectively.

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