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Abnet Solomon MELKAMU

Abnet S. Melkamu is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Abnet Solomon (aka AbnetLaw). He is admitted to practice law in all levels of the Federal Courts. He is also admitted to practice before the Addis Ababa city municipality courts. His practices encompass all kinds of business transactions and business disputes.

Being an attorney has been a long-standing goal for Abnet, and he founded AbnetLaw in 2018 with the ambition of improving the quality of Ethiopian legal services by introducing a tailor-made, unique legal service and providing all-round, one-stop, multi-level, high-quality services for the best satisfaction of his clients. Since then, his main focus has been continuing to provide customized and personalized legal services to international medium and small businesses.

Before founding his law office, Abnet worked as a senior legal counsel to the Commissioner General of the Ethiopian Federal Police and the Ethiopian Minister of Transport for more than eight years. Prior to that, he had served as a high-ranking police officer with the Ethiopian Federal Police.

After founding his own law office, Abnet has been consulting diversified international and domestic firms on their business and legal interests in Ethiopia. He has also represented a multitude of corporate and individual clients before federal courts and administrative agencies, in alternative dispute resolution and through internal investigations. 

Abnet has significant experience abroad, including France, Italy, the UK, Germany, China, the Republic of Korea, Brazil, Switzerland, and many African countries. This international experience helps him to understand different cultures and legal regimes, which in turn enables him to offer a real international outlook-based service in Ethiopia.

Mr. Melkamu received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in the United Kingdom from the University of Hull in 2010. He earned his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) with honors from an Ethiopian university in 2007.

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