Yorm is a bilingual Legal Practitioner and holds a postgraduate degree in Oil and Gas Law (International Investment Arbitration) from University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Over the past 4 years, she has achieved 100% success on Oil and Gas cases in Ghana.
Yorm obtained her master’s degree in Oil and Gas Law with Professional Skills from University of Aberdeen, Scotland in 2014, where her outstanding academic performance won her the Ede & Ravenscroft 2014 Prize for Academic Excellence. Within the same period, Yorm attained certification from the Oil and Gas Academy of Scotland as an Oil and Gas contract negotiator. She holds a Harvard University Certificate in Negotiation.
Prior to joining Koranteng & Koranteng Yorm was an associate at Pouzuing & Associates where she advised on corporate law matters. Yorm has worked for Bentsi Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah, a leading law firm in Ghana immediately after being called to the Bar. Her focus areas are Corporate Law, Litigation, Oil and Gas and Mining Law with particular expertise in Petroleum Agreements, Regulatory and Compliance Framework, Tax, Labour and Employment.
Yorm is also certified in Human Rights and Oil and Gas Law from the Fordham University. Her passion for Human Rights Law is reflected in how she has so far won a total of 57 human rights cases on behalf of several indigents over a 12 month period in her position as Assistant Public Defender under the Legal Aid Commission, where she continues her pro-bono service.
Yorm is also an Assistant Law Lecturer at the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) in Accra, where she teaches Energy and Natural Resources Law, Environmental Law and Media Law. Yorm is a Human Rights advocate with particular interest in the diversity and inclusion of women in the energy sector. She volunteers as the Policy & Advocacy Committee Head with the African Women in Energy Development Initiative (AWEDI).
Yorm is a member of the Ghana Bar Association and the International Bar Association. She is an alumni of St. Mary’s Secondary School in Accra Ghana.