Julius Ansah

Julius Ansah

Julius Ansah is a Ghanaian judge who served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana


05 July 1950


Julius Ansah was born in born 1950



10 July 1979

National Service Person 1979

Justice Julius Ansah began as a National Service Person in Koforidua, joined the bench in 1979, worked at Assin Fosu, and promoted in 1981.


08 July 1986

Circuit Court

He was elevated to the Circuit Court Bench in 1986, and then, in 1989, to the High Court Bench. In addition to serving as the Supervising High Court Judge, Tamale in the Northern Region was his first station as a Justice of the High Court.


30 June 1999

Court of Appeal

In 1999, Justice Julius Ansah was promoted to the Court of Appeal Bench, and in 2004, he was appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court, the nation's highest court.

His career has been dedicated to serving his country; he has held a variety of positions and taken on a variety of responsibilities, including membership on the General Legal Council and the Judicial Council, acting as director of the Public Complaints Unit & Inspectorate Unit, and occasionally serving as Chief Justice.


Chief Justice
10 July 2019

Chief Justice

Ansah, nominated by President John Kufuor, served as the Chief Justice of Ghana from December 2019 to January 2020, succeeding Sophia Akuffo. He was sworn in in October 2004 alongside Felix Michael Lartey and Richard Twum Aninakwah


Election Petition
08 July 2020

Election Petition

He was part of the jury during the 2020 election petition

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