The booming economy, luring incentive packages, infrastructure development, abandoned and inexpensive labor, large population number are some of the many factors why investors are choosing Ethiopia as their ideal destination for investment.

Getnet Yawkal Law Office being the top choice of many investors and international law firms; is best known for its superb understanding of investment, company registration and licensing, competition and foreign exchange legal issues in Ethiopia, and with extensive experience in rendering sound legal advises and drafting quality legal documents, Getnet Yawkal Law Office, strives in helping you with proper legal guidance, with the target of putting you in the most advantageous position possible.


  • Drafting and reviewing institutional documents i.e. Memorandum and Article of Association
  • Preparing┬álegal and regulatory compliance checklists
  • Authenticating and filing legal documents sourced from abroad
  • Incorporating subsidiary companies
  • Registering commercial representative/ liaison offices
  • Registering holding companies
  • Registering branch offices of foreign business organization
  • Registering branch offices of foreign chamber of commerce
  • Advising and obtaining investment permits, commercial registration certificates and business licenses
  • Drafting and reviewing share purchase agreements
  • Drafting and registering franchise agreement
  • Drafting and reviewing promise of sale agreements
  • Registering project offices
  • Drafting and reviewing technology transfer agreements (TTA)
  • Advising in trade, investment, competition and foreign exchange laws
  • Drafting and reviewing security documents