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Richard Nunekpeku ESQ

Richard Nunekpeku is a practising lawyer and the Managing Partner at Sustineri Attorneys PRUC – a boutique law firm specialized in business and transactional legal services.

His interest spans across Company, Commercial and Corporate Law, Fintech, Agribusiness, Property and Investment Law, Commercial Dispute Resolution and general business law 


Equally, he devotes his time to matters concerning Entrepreneurship and Youth development across Africa, facilitating legal training programs for young entrepreneurs and sharing his experience as an entrepreneur too.

A product of the Ghana School of Law School with an LLB degree from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and an MBA from the University of Ghana Business School, Richard spends his time advocating for the use of law to promote Small Scale Enterprises (SMEs) and has passionately used credible platforms including the America Bar Association International Law Session’s Pan Africa Forum and the Ghana Economic Forum organized by the Business and Financial Times (B&FT) to push this agenda.

As an entrepreneur, he prides himself as an award winner of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) awarded by the Government of the United States of America.  He has also been decorated with several awards notably; Agriculture Man of the Year, 2019, by the Youth Enterprise Support (YES), now NEIP under the office of the President of the Republic of Ghana, and Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurial Foundation.

Since completing his first degree from University of Ghana, he has held several roles in multi-national companies like Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited and PZ Cussons. He has also led high performing teams to achieve great results in Sub-Sahara Africa working for world class brands like Samsung and Haier as a Marketing Executive.

His passion for Start-ups development has led him to mentor young entrepreneurs on platforms such as the Total Energies Startupper Challenge, the BarCamp Ghana, the Africa Skills Hubs and the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Foundation.

The START COLUMN is an initiative of Richard to help demonstrate the intersection of law and business in an ordinary and plain language showcasing his commitment to help promote sustainable and compliant businesses.

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