Tameru Wondm Agegnehu

Founding Partner of Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office in cooperation with BonelliErede

+251 116686200; +251 116674771


Main office: Addis Ababa


  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Civil Law
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Tax
  • Appearance in litigation involving corporate law as well as major criminal cases, at the High & Supreme Courts level
  • Foreign languages: Amharic, English, French, Oromiffa


  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Joined the firm in 2017
  • Member and chairperson of editorial Boards of Journal of Ethiopian Laws
  • Member of the Ethiopian Bar Association, where he was the president for the term 2008-2009, declining re-election for personal reasons
  • Served as Chairman of the Board of Habasha Cement S.C. and as deputy chairperson of the Board of Zemen Bank from 2007-2014
  • Vice President of the Supreme Court of Ethiopia (1988-1991)
  • President of The Special Court (1983-1988)
  • Vice president of the High Court of Ethiopia (1977-1982)
  • Judge of the High Court (1973-1976)


Recognized by Chambers Global as “Leading lawyer in general business law”


  • Enrolled as part-time instructor of the law of Business Organizations at the Post Graduate LLM program at the University of Addis Ababa – Faculty of Law (2002)
  • Master of Laws (LLM) International Law from the University of Manchester
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the Faculty of Law (HSIU), Addis Ababa