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Firm Overview

We are an outstanding law office established by three lawyers who had over a decade each of experience in independent practice of law. We joined forces to increase the depth and range of our resources and create more value for our clients.  We work together on a task-force basis on all matters we handle calling upon of counsels with a wide variety of expertise, if need be.

We counsel clients on legal issues generated by their business transactions.  Among other things, we assist in the creation of business entities, their licensing, governance, merger, acquisition, restructuring and insolvency. We also provide support in concluding contracts from inception all the way to closing deals. In particular, we help in negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts in fields such as procurement, franchising, distribution, construction and real estate. Besides, we assist clients navigate the regulatory system of Ethiopia focussing on the financial sector, tax, competition and consumer protection laws.

We represent clients in litigation before courts, administrative and arbitral tribunals.

Law firms are not registered as legal entities in Ethiopia as yet. Hence, lawyers in our office are independently licensed.

Lawyers

Gebreamlak Gebregiorgis

Gebreamlak earned his Bachelor of Laws from Addis Ababa University Law School in 1998. He also has a Master of Arts in Human Rights from the University of Oslo, Norway (2001). Besides, he holds LL.M from San Francisco School of Law, U.S.A further specializing in international transactions and comparative law.

Tewodros Meheret

Tewodros earned his LLB and LLM from Addis Ababa University Law School and has 20 years of experience working in various areas of Ethiopian law. Before he started his private practice 11 years ago, Mr Tewodros was head of the legal department of Abyssinia Bank. Mr. Tewodros has advised several of his corporate clients on a broad range of issue including restructuring, liquidation, banking, insurance, competition and employment. Besides, he has represented numerous clients in litigation.

Seyoum Yohannes

Seyoum earned his LL.B from Addis Ababa University Law School, as the Outstanding Graduate of the Year in 1997. He also holds MA in Peace and Security Studies from IPSS, AAU and LL.M from the University of Michigan Law School (Ann Arbor).

Firm Highlights

 

Practice Areas

The office renders transactional legal services especially in the field of business law and transnational business matters including setting up businesses, drafting contracts, advising clients in matters related to international business transactions, legal due diligence, IP matters and various legal services pertaining to a wide range of domestic and transnational legal matters.