Bereket Alemayehu

Date: 16 November 2018
Tags: Legal Team
Bereket Alemayehu

Position

Associate

Contact

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Biography

Bereket Alemayehu is an Associate in MLA’s Corporate and Tax Practice. He has an experience of working on, among others, energy, mining, real estate and investment laws. Currently, he works principally on financial, banking, investment and corporate law matters.

Education

  • LL.B., Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, with Great Distinction, (2015); and
  • LL.M. in International Business Law, Central European University, Hungary, with Merit, (2018).

Selected Experience

  • Advised a multi-national company on the Ethiopian regulation of non-bank financial institutions and international payment systems.
  • Advised a major auto company on investment law matters.
  • Assisted a major real estate company in relation to its real estate contracts.
  • Advised and assisted companies on the compliance of their distribution contracts with Ethiopian laws.
  • Advised companies on data protection issues.
  • Conducted jurisdictional due diligence on the legal and institutional frameworks of the Ethiopian energy sector.
  • Advised and assisted a mining company on the transfer of a mining license.
  • Conducted due diligence on an international petroleum company for an insurer and a bank.
  • Advised and assisted IPPs on the regulatory frameworks of the Ethiopian energy sector and bidding process in relation to a solar power project.
  • Advised an oil company on compliance requirements in relation to a farm-out agreement.
  • Advised and assisted mining and energy companies on incorporation, investment, tax, employment, licensing, foreign loan, repatriation and other matters.