Professor Botchway obtained his first law degree from the University of Ghana before proceeding to Canada to study for a Masters degree at Dalhousie Law School. He studied for another Masters degree at Harvard Law school. He was then awarded the C.R. Allen Fellowship at the University of Manchester, UK, where he obtained his Ph.D. in Law. Dr. Botchway taught at the University of Warwick Law School for six years before taking up Readership at Hull University, all in the UK. He was also Adjunct Professor at Leuven University in Belgium, Warwick, KNUST and Visiting Professor at the University of Puerto Rico. He was a Consultant at Conservation International in Washington. He is consulted by law firms, institutions, governments and International Organizations, on varied subjects, particularly in International Investment, Natural Resources and in Environmental Law.