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Tadesse Kiros Law Office is the largest law firm in Ethiopia. Established in 1996 by Tadesse Kiros, former Deputy Chief Justice of Ethiopia, the firm is a leading legal service provider both in terms of organizational capability and coverage. Harnessing the expertise of excellent lawyers and several years of public and private sector experience, Tadesse Kiros Law Office has is the local counsel of choice to many leading global law firms.

The firm has represented clients in a number of cases including:

    • Serving as local counsel for Heineken International BV in connection with acquisitions in Ethiopia. Tadesse Kiros Law Office assisted Heineken in the acquisition of two large breweries conducting extensive legal and tax due diligences as well as carrying out extensive negotiations, reviewing of contracts and general Ethiopian legal advice.
    • Serving as local counsel for KKR in the acquisition of shares in Agri flowers/Sher Ethiopia conducting an extensive due diligence and advising on various issues including matters of investment and commercial law.

•Serving as local counsel of Duet Vasari in the acquisition of shares in Rorank plc.

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