IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate
Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office

Aman Assefa & Associates has over two decades of experience. The firm is located in Addis Ababa and is an alliance member of Bowmans.


Focusses / specialisms 

The firm has specializations in financial and corporate matters. It represents companies and shareholders in banking and M&A related transactions. In banking, the firm has knowledge in transactional and regulatory financing matters and in the M&A practice, the firm regularly works on acquisitions and restructurings.


Key clients 

Key clients for the firm include Horra Trading.


Research period review: 31st edition (2020 / 2021) 

During the research period, the team worked mostly on M&A matters. It advised shareholders in acquisitions, strategic investments and restructurings.


Deal highlights: 31st edition (2020 / 2021)

Horra Trading corporate restructuring


Client feedback: 31st edition (2020 / 2021) 

Investment funds

“Speedy and well thought through opinions and advice. Single point of contact.”



“1. Thoughtful and solution-oriented advice in an ambiguous regulatory environment. 2. A sense of ownership to ensure big-picture risks were addressed. 3. Actionable and practical recommendations.”


Miceal Sehul

“Availability and responsiveness excellent. Calm and measured in his responses. Timing of accessibility excellent via email, telephone and VC. Knowledge of the law and experience.”

“Thoughtful and solution oriented. Excellent knowledge of regulatory and commercial environment.”

Mehrteab Leul & Associates

Full service firm Mehrteab Leul & Associates is market leading firm in Ethiopia. The firm, which is located in Addis Ababa, has over 20 years of experience in the jurisdiction.


Focusses / specialisms

The firm’s specialization in the financial and corporate practice is largely focused on M&A work, where the team has acted for both buyers and sellers. It also has experience working on financial matters, specifically sovereign debt issuances and project financing matters.