About the Company

Mesfin Getachew and Associates Law Office is an Ethiopian Law Office providing various legal services to Corporate and Private Clients in Addis Ababa and all over Ethiopia.

Mesfin Getachew and Associates Law Office were formed in 2004 by Mesfin Getachew Molla distinguished legal practitioner at the time. Uniquely positioned as a pioneering civil, labor, patent/Trade Mark and commercial legal practice, we have had a varied and prestigious client base from the very beginning and continue to maintain our position as one of the leading Law Office in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

Why Choose Us

We have a reputation for providing an exceptional legal service. We are renowned for our commitment to excellence and for our ability to find innovative solutions to the most complex of legal problems. Our clients recognize and value this. To-date, Mesfin Getachew and Associates Law Office continues to distinguish itself as a top-rated business law office. Our clients are leading local and multinational organizations across the transportation services, mining, insurance, hospital and leisure, real estate and construction, private equity, agribusiness, healthcare, information technology and manufacturing and industrial sectors.

Business Registration

MESFIN GETACHEW AND ASSOCIATES LAW OFFICE is a registered and approved law office.

Registered at Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia General Attorney office since 2004.

      • Advocacy License Number 627/98
      • Registered Patent Agent at Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office License Number 32/11
          • Tax Registration Number: 0002247143;
          • VAT REGISTERED: ET  10352800821


        • Office Manager
        • Executive Secretary
        • Liaison Officers
        • Execution Officers
        • Auditors
          • Accountant

Office Facility

Well-furnished and high standard office for contact point and customer service. We offered a private room for high-level personal litigation issues. Facilities available for one to one legal advisory work.

We also keep all customers court and related documents for more than a decade and we deliver both the original and a copy of any sort of documents when the need comes at whatsoever period upon request with in a single period.

Pro-Bono Services

Mesfin Getachew and Associates Law Office offers pro-bono and legal litigation and advisory services for more than 200 hours per year.

Practical Areas

We are a full-service law practice with market-leading expertise in banking and finance, projects and infrastructure, power (energy, oil & gas and mining), corporate and commercial law, mergers, acquisitions and private equity, employment and employee benefits, tax, real estate, construction, company establishment and conveyance, non-profit organizations and commercial and civil dispute resolution.

Composition of Legal Team

Mesfin Getachew Molla is a leading commercial/financial services sector and civil case practitioner in Ethiopia. He was part of the team that advises one of the leading Insurance Company (Nile Insurance s.c.) of Ethiopia and he is additionally retained as legal counsel for a number of local and International Corporations. Mesfin also practices with the legal office’s commercial, civil and related legal services. Mesfin also possesses considerable expertise in disputes work and has obtained favorable results for clients in all levels of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Mesfin holds a Bachelor of Laws degree of Addis Ababa University. He is also a registered agent for Trade Mark(ID Number 33/11) member of the Ethiopian Law Society, Ethiopian Lawyers Association and the International Bar Association.

The Associates are specializes in commercial dispute resolution and arbitration and real estate and conveyancing. They had participated in several landmark cases in the fields of banking, contract, real estate, tort and constitutional law and in specialized spheres of law such as interest, expropriated properties, utilities law,telecom, employee benefits and commercial legal issues. In a highlight dispute, tax issues, corporate and commercial law and commercial dispute resolution and they retained as legal advisor by a numerous organizations.


The law office’s policy of billing its clients is favorable and is tailored to suit our client’s needs. our approach is both flexible and transparent and the funds are accounted for at the end of each assignment.

We will issue a VAT receipt for every single payments a receipt authenticated from The Federal Democratic Republic Ministry of Revenue.

Service Delivery

Mesfin Getachew and Associates Law Office recognize the value of efficient, effective and quality services to our clients. In seeking to provide these services, we are guided by our core values of integrity, teamwork, quality/diligence and commitment. These core values underpin our service delivery standards set out below.

Action and delivery period

      • Answering telephone calls within 15 seconds of ringing.
      • Returning telephone calls within the same working day.
      • Acknowledging receipt of emails
      • Instructions within 24 hours of receipt.
      • Replying to routine correspondences within two days of receipt.
      • Preparation of standard form documentation within two days of receipt of instructions.