Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office, a pioneering corporate legal service office based in Addis Ababa, announced this week it has entered into an alliance agreement with Bowmans, an Africa-based multinational law firm, which was voted African Law Firm of the Year in 2018.
Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office, founded by Mr. Aman Assefa in 2003, has been steadily growing as a commercial legal practice throughout the years serving a number of clients ranging from start-ups to prominent multinationals. It has become a preferred place of work for some of the best and brightest legal minds in the country. The major expansion has in particular been happening since 2016 when Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office brought on board highly-skilled Ethiopian lawyers who had received their graduate studies in the UK, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, USA, South Africa, and Hungary.
The office’s focus on corporate and commercial legal practice has served many of its Clients, consisting of both foreign and domestic investors, and thereby, has contributed in its own way to bridge the knowledge/information gap and create lasting impact for investments and communities. In recognition of their legal service delivery, foreign investors have credited them as “indispensable partners, highly professional and providers of truly novel solutions”. Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office is becoming one of the leading legal services practices in Ethiopia providing practical and legally precise legal advice in an environment of integrity and efficiency while adopting international standards and best practices..
Bowmans is a highly-regarded leading African law firm with over a century’s experience of providing services in the fields of corporate law, banking and finance law, and dispute resolution. Bowmans has offices in Mauritius, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa.
Asked about the alliance with Bowmans, Mr. Aman Assefa has said, “The agreement with Bowmans is in line with our strategy to continue to invest behind our passionate people, purposeful leadership, and to cope with the international trend in increased knowledge management for organizational efficiency”. Mr. Aman further added that the relationship with Bowmans would allow both firms to create the synergy required to tap into new business opportunities while at the same time allowing Aman Assefa & Associates “the opportunity to benefit from international-standard legal service delivery models”.
Commenting on the relationship with Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office, Mr. Robert Legh, Chairman and senior partner of Bowmans has said, “Ethiopia is a vibrant and burgeoning market – it is now one of the fastest-growing economies in the world – offering significant opportunities to our client base. The great advantage of this alliance from our perspective is that we will have a close tie-up and formal alliance with one of the few high-quality corporate legal practices available in Ethiopia”.
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