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ACCRA GREAT OLIMPICS FOOTBALL CLUB v. GHANA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (GFA)

(2018) JELR 107164 (HC)

High Court  •  GJ/185/2018  •  28 Nov 2018  •  Ghana

Coram
NICHOLAS M. C. ABODAKPI

Judgement


The Court heard counsel for Defendant/Applicant on his motion to withdraw representation for Defendant, as stated in the motion paper and the affidavit in support.

He stated Counsel is authority has expired and the G. F. A. normalization committee has not instructed Counsel to represent G.F.A.

Secondly, he stated filing fees and fees for work done has not been paid, hence the application.

REPLY: LEGAL SUBMISSION

She submitted C.I. 47 provides in ORDER 75 Rule 6(1) that it is lawyer on record that must file the motion to withdraw representation. Abu Juan is the person who did the deposition. Presently, it is not clear whether it is Thaddaeus Sorry or Abu Juan or which lawyer is withdrawing the representation it is not clearly stated.

In answer, Counsel for Applicant states that Thaddaeus Sorry is a member of the FIRM of lawyers.

BY COURT: RULING

1. The objection raised is not fatal to the application, or the request to withdraw representation. The issues raised necessitating the application…

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