Attorneys You Can Trust
Leading Transactional, Arbitration and Litigation Practitioners


ZEELAWS, the law office of Dr. Zewdineh Beyene Haile, is one of the leading law offices in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, affiliated with ALG LLP (Addis Law Group LLP), a Washington, D.C.-based law firm.

ZEELAWS serves clients with foreign-related matters, such as sovereign states and their instrumentalities including state owned enterprises, foreign nationals doing business or investing in Ethiopia, and Ethiopian nationals or entities working with foreign partners in Ethiopia or expanding abroad.

Our Services


Our law office is composed of lawyers who are leading arbitration practitioners. In collaboration with  ALG LLP (Addis Law Group LLP), a Washington-based law firm, we represented sovereigns and their state owned enterprises, and foreign investors in international arbitration forums.


ZEELAWS’ attorneys are experts in different business and investment sectors including energy, mining, real estate, construction, competition, M&A, bankruptcy, company, financing, technology, tax, Oil and Gas, and Energy. We have helped our clients in high-stakes cases in and out of Ethiopia.


Our lawyers have won multi-million tax cases. We have distinguished ourselves by handling tax matters including in international investment arbitration cases with the highest rate of winning. In such cases, off-counsel and our collaborating best-in-the-nation accounting & auditing professionals are involved.

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Our Clients

Over the last two decades of experience, we have proudly served different clients ranging from sovereign states to corporations and non-profit organizations. List of our valuable past & present clients can be shared upon formal request.

Contact Address

+251 11 667 6707

+251 911 228 696

Adika Bldg. 3rd floor, Edna Mall-Bole Medhanyalem Area Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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