- MLA’s Immigration Practice Group represents foreign businesses, companies and international organizations on immigration matters. Members in the practice help our clients navigate Ethiopia’s regulatory regime related to immigration and related matters. Our clients in this field range from multinational corporations to small- and medium-sized companies in Ethiopia.
- Led by Benyam Tafesse, the Immigration Practice Group is set up to coordinate closely with other practice areas that impact company decisions regarding immigration, including labor and employment, tax, and corporate law. This ability to provide comprehensive strategies for our clients is a distinct advantage that MLA offers its clients that few other law offices are equipped to do in the country.
- We have advised clients on responsibilities under Ethiopian law related to disputes between employers and employees. We have extensive experience engaging in negotiations and mediations with relevant Ethiopian government agencies, including the FDRE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Office of the Federal Attorney General.
- Members of MLA’s Immigration Practice Group are available to provide in-office presentations to clients and potential clients to acquaint them with important immigration issues and to update them on recent legislative and regulatory developments that could affect their employees.
Founded by Mehrteab Leul Kokeb, and a leading full-service law office in Ethiopia, and has over 20 years experience advising and representing clients on wide range of legal issues concerning business and investment in the country.