Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia started Oxford & Beaumont in April 2006 with a sole employee - Hilary S. Komey, then Executive Assistant to Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia on the 12th floor of Heritage Tower at Ridge Ambassadorial Enclave.
In June 2006 we recruited our first Associate, the late Nutifafa Klutse-Woanyah, who started work with research assistant, Thelma Tawiah
In November 2006, Oxford & Beaumont became a partnership with the joining of Amina Abugdanpoka Kaguah from Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah where she was the most senior associate.
In April, 2008, Oxford & Beaumont moved to its present location at the prestigious Physicians & Surgeons Building at 54 Independence Avenue, Ridge, Accra.
In July 2008, we advised on the second largest privatisation in Ghana's history - the $900million acquisition of 70% of the share capital of Ghana Telecommunications Limited from the Government of Ghana by Vodafone.
In September 2009, we became the first Ghanaian law firm to open offices in London when we set up a liaison office at Bracton House, 34-36 High Holborn. In November 2009, we moved to Southampton Place, Holborn.
In December 2009, Sadia Chinery-Hesse became the third partner joining as a lateral hire from Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited where she had been General Counsel.
In January 2010, David A. Asiedu was promoted from Senior Associate to Partner, the first partner to have been promoted from within.
In January 2010, we became the first ever Ghanaian law firm to hire a full time human resource practitioner when Golda Ayewa Ofori joined us as Associate Director, Talent Management and Strategy.
As at December 31, 2010, we had advised on transactions in excess of $11 billion.