Tameru Wondm Agegnehu

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

+251 116686200; +251 116674771

tameru.wondmagegnehu@belex.com

Main office: Addis Ababa

Expertise

  • 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

Background

  • 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
  • Member of the IBA African Regional Forum’s Advisory Board
  • 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)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the Attorney General for the vital contribution as a member of Justice and Legal Affairs Advisory Council, which oversaw and provide effective leadership in the drafting process of the new Commercial Code enacted in 2021

Testimonials

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

Qualifications

  • 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