Legal Representation in civil matters relating to landlord and tenant, insurance, inheritance with particular reference to the Intestate Succession Law, 1985 (P. N. D. C. L. 111), maintenance of children and such other civil matters as may from time to time be prescribed by Parliament.
Legal Representation in connection with any proceedings relating to the Constitution if the applicant has reasonable grounds for taking, defending, prosecuting or being a party to the proceedings.
Our vision is to be the leading agency delivering professional and quality legal services to the poor while partnering harmoniously with stakeholders in the justice system to achieve a just and equitable Ghanaian Society.
The purpose of Ghana’s Legal Aid Commission is to ensure equality of access to justice and treatment before the law by serving as a Public Defender for the poor in need of cost effective justice.
Establishing sufficient presence in the districts to ensure legal aid is accessible to the indigent in need of legal services
Ensuring the availability of qualified, diligent, and committed legal, paralegal, and alternative dispute resolution personnel to provide legal services to protect the interests and rights of the indigent.
Developing an informed public with an increased understanding of the law and the legal services provided by the Commission.
Cooperating with local and international legal aid practitioners to learn and share similar experiences.