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Investment Law Office in Ethiopia

International Trade Law Office in Ethiopia

Corporate Law Office in Ethiopia

Commercial Transaction Advisory Law Office in Ethiopia


FJA law office is one of the leading commercial law offices in Ethiopia. We specialize in foreign investments, international trade, corporate and commercial law as well as transnational and dispute resolution related to these fields. Our goal is to help our clients succeed in the Ethiopian market. We provide strategic legal advice and innovative solutions to help them gain or maintain market access for the goods they make and the services they provide. Our extensive experience serves as a legal gateway for foreign and domestic companies seeking to do business. This has enabled us to deliver an unparalleled legal service on trade, investments and corporate matters.

Practice Areas

Investment law

We work on a quite broad range of services with foreign and domestic investors who wish to establish and operate in Ethiopia.

International trade law

Our International trade practice helps clients navigate the risks and maximize the opportunities associated with this increasingly complex web of regulation.

Company law and corporate governance

Our services in corporate governance are geared towards creating a system for clients in which companies are properly incorporated, managed and controlled.

Commercial Agreements

Our office advises and drafts on a wide range of commercial contractual issues. We assess the nature of the transaction at hand and provide services that are tailored to the demands of our clients specific business needs.

Intellectual Property

We work closely with leading companies to enforce and utilize their intellectual property rights.  Our lawyers do have the necessary technical background to advice on national IP enforcement strategies for clients and defend their IP vigorously where necessary.


We have experience in structuring and implementing major privatizations of state-owned enterprises, often having designed innovative structured deals and negotiated the terms and conditions of different privatization transactions.

Secured transaction law

We advise on secularization of major asset classes involving investment financing, residential mortgages, commercial mortgages, auto leases and other consumer debts.

 Merger and acquisition     

We are known for our ability to structure and coordinate creative and complex transaction structures that will bring about investment opportunities and achievable business results.

Competition law and policy

Our competition practice advises claimants and defendants, individuals and institutions, on all aspects of competition law.  We prioritize understanding our clients’ businesses inside and out.