Akua was called to the Ghana Bar in 2011. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and is the Deputy Managing Counsel in charge of the Kumasi office of Legal Ink. She is also a member of the International Bar Association and Commonwealth Lawyers Association. She has extensive knowledge in Banking, Corporate Transactions and Civil litigation. As the Deputy Managing Counsel at the Kumasi Office, she is the lead litigator on all recovery matters for banks and financial institutions in Kumasi. She has advised on several investment and banking transactions including advising a local bank on how to structure its affairs to minimize corporate disputes, and tighten its credit approval processes.