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Mehrteab Leul & Associates

General Business Law

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Mehrteab Leul & Associates has a wealth of experience in corporate matters, with the team's knowledge extending to tax, IP, employment, real estate and mining law. Clients benefit from the firm's status as one of Ethiopia's largest firms, as well as the international capabilities provided through its membership of DLA Piper Africa. Its client base includes private companies and government entities, with the team recently engaged on a USD12.9 million property acquisition for the Moroccan Embassy. Sources dub it "a prominent law firm in the market."

Founding partner Mehrteab Leul is praised by market sources for his "broad knowledge" of corporate law in Ethiopia. His wide-ranging corporate finance practice includes advising domestic and international corporations on capital markets, real estate and M&A concerns.

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Overview

The Largest Law Office -With more than eighteen lawyers and eight practice areas, MLA is the largest law office in the country.

Expertise in various practice areas- (Corporate & Tax, Employment & Immigration, Charities & Societies, Mining & Energy, Real Estate & Conveyancing, Aviation, and International Arbitration). This gives MLA the opportunity to serve its clients in all their legal issues without the need to outsource or subcontract.

Division of expertise – MLA’s organizational chart includes Lead Lawyers/Heads of departments, who are responsible for leading and growing his/her specific practice. 

Highly qualified lawyers – MLA offers handpicked teams for all legal matters in Ethiopia.  MLA’s recruitment process aims at hiring the best legal mind available in the local market. Cu

International Presence - As a member of DLA Piper Africa, MLA offers a capacity building program to our team members.  MLA lawyers regularly participate in relevant international trainings, Secondments, conferences, roadshows. 

Clientele – MLA clients range from start-up companies, to government entities and multinational corporations, such as MasterCard’s, JTI, OCP Group, and Intercontinental Hotels Group as well as  several members of the diplomatic mission/Embassies in Ethiopia, in general about 99% of MLA’s clientele is foreign companies

Recent developments – 

MLA is leading in areas new to the Ethiopian market such as in NGO/NPOs

 Practice and emerging privatization sector  



General Business Law Department

Mehrteab Leul & Associates

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Africa Avenue (Bole Road)

Dembel City Center

8th Floor, Elevator #4

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

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Ethiopia

General Business Law


Mehrteab Leul
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