Office Address

Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan Law Offices
Bole Road-Wolosefer
P.O.Box 101485
Addis Ababa

Phone Number

+(251-11) 551-8484/551-8020/551-4069

Fax Number

+(251-11) 551-3500


Office Locations

Addis Ababa

Firm Background

Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan Law Offices was established in 1982 by Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan, a former government minister who has worked with the IPC and the World Bank, and who has experience in intellectual property, contract negotiations and the granting of concession documents for natural resources, mining and petroleum. The firm has been involved in projects throughout Africa, with its client base including African governments, private corporations, individuals and international financial and development organisations.

The law firm has practical experience with third world investment and development and provides commercial as well as legal advice. In particular, its members specialise in the fields of international finance, joint ventures, energy and natural resource development, labour and employment, commercial transactions (including the international sale of goods), investment, third world debt, trade arbitration and litigation. The firm also offers skills in other areas of practice, such as debt rescheduling, counter trade and barter, and the privatisation of governmental organisations.

Firm Practice Areas

Contracts, Corporate Law, Labour and Employment, Intellectual Property, Natural Resources, International Finance, Commercial Transactions, Mining and Petroleum, Joint Ventures, Investment Promotion and Development, Arbitration