Honourable Baba Aziz

Attorney General

Date of Birth:  7th June 1961   

Office:  Attorney General’s Chambers   

Profession:  Attorney-at-Law   

Education:
1982-1986  University of Ghana, L.L. B. (Hon)   
1986-1988  Ghana School of Law Qualifying Certificate in Law. 
1997-1998  American University, Washington D.C., L.L.M (Washington College of Law)

Qualifications:
1988  Called to Ghana Bar  
1991  Called to Gambia Bar
1992  Certificate in International Human Rights Law – Hague Academy of International Law and Netherlands Institute of Human Rights
2006  Certificate on Securities Enforcement and Market oversight:  US Securities and Exchange Commission 2006

Marital Status:  Single

Year First Appointed to Parliament:  2010

Career:
2015-present  Attorney General
2013 to 2015  Legal Consultant and Advisor at Law Associates, Accra, Ghana;
2012 – 2013  Owner/Manager cattle ranch in Ghana
2010-2011  Attorney General (ag)
2007 – 2010  Principal Crown Counsel
2001 – 2007  Senior Crown Counsel
1999-2001  Private Legal Practitioner – Carrol Law Chambers
1994-1997  Legal Counsel – Asset Management and Recovery Corporation
1989-1994  Research Counsel/Private Legal Practitioner, Basangsang Law Chambers, Banjul, Gambia
Jan-Jul 1989  Research Assistant & Pupil, Johnny Hansen & Co, Accra Ghana

CPA Conferences, Seminars, Visits Attended
November 1991: Gambia Bar Association workshop on continuing legal education at Friendship Hostel, Bakau, the Gambia
October 1993: International Course on International Human Rights Law for Layers, Judges and Legal Practitioners from Africa at the Hauge, Netherlands

Local, Regional and International Association:
Caribbean Financial Action Task Force
Council of Legal Education;
OECS Chief Parliamentary Counsel Meeting
Law Revision Center
Non-Belonger Land Holders License Committee
Global Forum on Exchange of Tax Information
Attorney Generals Conference
National Security Council;
Financial Services Agency;
Prerogative of Mercy;
Criminal Advisory Council;
National Risk Assessment;
Joint Anti-Money Laundering Terrorist Financing Advisory Committee  
MLA (Mutual Legal Assistance) 
Tax Information Exchange Steering Group
Head of Department;
Cabinet
House of Assembly
Virgin Islands Legal Council

Interest/ Recreations: Travelling, Reading, Research