Afua Brown-Eyeson is a lawyer, notary public, women’s rights advocate and the Managing Consultant at Add Law Consultancy, a legal consultancy firm she founded in 2010 which provides representation in civil litigation, advisory and consultancy services in corporate and property matters and business transactional work. She was an adjunct lecturer and Team Lead for Land Law, Conveyancing and Drafting Course at the Ghana School of Law for 10 years. Prior to this, she worked at Akufo-Addo, Prempeh and Co, a leading law firm and had a stint with the Public Procurement Authority as its Senior Legal Officer and Secretary to its Appeals and Complaints Committee.
Afua was enrolled as a lawyer in Ghana in the year 2000 and is an alumnus of University of Georgia School of Law, Ghana School of Law and University of Ghana, Legon. She has a master’s degree in international business law and certificates in international human rights, economic and social human rights.
She is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children in the State of Georgia, USA, a trainer of trainers who has trained the police, traditional rulers, community leaders and paralegals all over Ghana on the rights of women and gender based violence, and engaged with the National House of Chiefs and some traditional councils to modify and eliminate harmful traditional practices. She has also presented papers at local and international forums like the African Union, World Bank and United Nations agencies.
She currently chairs the boards of FIDA-Ghana, Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAF) – Ghana and WILDAF-West Africa. She is a director of FIDA International, an election observer for ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) and the African Union and a past member of the national Domestic Violence Management Board.