About the firm
Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan Law Office was established in Addis Ababa in 1982. The firm is consistently ranked as a Band 1 law firm by Chambers Global. Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan Law Office draws upon a wealth of experience and offers extensive expertise on the nuances of operating in Ethiopia’s commercial environment.
Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan, the firm’s founder and managing partner, started his legal career as the Legal Advisor for Ethiopian Airlines, a pioneering corporation in Africa’s transport sector and one of Ethiopia’s best performing entities. The firm’s knowledge of Ethiopia’s natural resource sector is unmatched. Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan Law Office represents both governmental and private clients on large scale mining matters. The firm has advised the United Nations on the revitalization of the mining industry across Africa and the drafting of new mining and investment codes. The firm’s founder also served as Ethiopia’s Attorney General and as Minister of State at the Ministry of Mines and Energy in the Government of Ethiopia.
International organisations consistently turn to Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan for innovative, client-focused commercial advice.