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Mehrteab and Getu Advocates LLP (MLA)

Ethiopia > Leading firms Tier 1

Mehrteab and Getu Advocates LLP (MLA) is one of the leading firms in Ethiopia, with a sizeable team and expertise across multiple practice areas, including corporate, employment, mining, energy, real estate and arbitration. As a member of DLA Piper Africa, the firm has access to an international network and the majority of its client base is made up of international companies. The team continues to handle some of the largest mandates in the jurisdiction, including recently assisting ACWA Power with the construction of two solar power generation sites. Principal Mehrteab Leul is a key contact, with a wealth of experience in project finance matters.

Practice head(s):

Taddesse Lencho; Benyam Tafesse; Sisay Habte

Other key lawyers:

Mehrteab Leul; Meron Kahase; Tibebe Zewdu

Key clients

Danske Bank

Sumitomo Corporation

Air Djibouti

Palladium International Limited

Bayer World Investments B.V.

Import Export Bank of China

China Development Bank

Anhui Conch Cement Co. Ltd.

Monster Energy

Seed Co international Limited /Bumper Harvest Seed Farm PLC

Work highlights

  • Advised Danske Bank on a loan agreement relating to a wind power technology project in Ethiopia.
  • Advised Sumitomo Corporation on the registration of its commercial representative office in Ethiopia.
  • Assisted Air Djibouti with the renewal of its business licences and its corporate restructuring.

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