Weynalem Weldesenbet


  • Arbitration
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Commercial law
  • Labour law
  • Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Real Estate
  • Investment law
  • Tax law
  • Construction law
  • Mediation
  • Criminal law
  • Foreign languages: English, Amharic


  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Joined the firm in 2020
  • Permanent member and executive board member, Ethiopian lawyers’ association (ELA), Addis Ababa
  • Member del Pan African Lawyers’ Union (PALU)
  • Nominated for membership to the Federal Supreme Court Annex Mediation Advisory Council
  • Principal Attorney at Weynalem Weldesenbet and Associates Law Office (2013 -2020)
  • Assistant Judge, The Federal First Instance Court in Addis Ababa (2010-2013)
  • Mediator, The Federal First Instance Court in Addis Ababa (2010-2013)
  • Inhouse lawyer (2009-2010)
  • Certified trademark agent in Ethiopia (2019-2020)


  • LLB in Laws from the Addis Ababa University, (2004-2008)

Knowledge Sharing

The new Ethiopian Arbitration and Conciliation Working Procedure under Proclamation No. 1237/2021

Up until publication of the Proclamation to Provide For Arbitration and Conciliation Working Procedure, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) – more specifically, arbitration – in Ethiopia lacked a detailed procedure and implementation mechanism. The newly introduced proclamation addresses/a …

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Ethiopia ratifies the 1958 New York Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

The worldwide-known New York Convention has been recently ratified also by Ethiopia. This is a significant step forward in Ethiopia’s path towards a more arbitration-friendly environment and a fundament tool which will strength international business in the country. With its basic and e …

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Two new appointments in Ethiopia for Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office in cooperation with BonelliErede - 25 May 2020

Leading Ethiopian law firm Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office in cooperation with BonelliErede strengthens its ranks with the appointment of Seble Geberegiorgis Baraki and Weynalem Weldesenbet as local partners in Addis Ababa. Seble Geberegiorgis Baraki (34) is an expert in corporate, commercial …

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