Estelle Appiah is an expert in legislative drafting and peer review mechanisms with more than 29 years experience. She has drafted legislation on a myriad of topics from social policy and petroleum to financial matters. She has also taught legislative drafting to African Commonwealth lawyers and is a former legislative drafting instructor with Athabasca University, Canada.
Estelle Appiah Legislative Counsel specializes in
1. Drafting substantive and subsidiary legislation
2. Consultative processes concerning legislation
3. The review of legislation
4. The interpretation of statutes
5. Teaching legislative drafting
6. Peer review mechanisms
7. Policy formulation
8. Writing opinions
9. Report writing and editing.
Appointed as member of the Constitution Review Implementation Committee in 2012.
Mental Health Foundation Award in recognition of the tireless and selfless contribution made towards the initiation, development and enactment of the Mental Health Act 2012 (Act 846) October 2015.
Long Service Award presented to Estelle Appiah as the Director of Legislative Drafting by the Ministry of Justice and the Attorney-General’s Department in deep gratitude and appreciation of the faithful, dedicated and invaluable service rendered to the nation from January 1989-March 2011.