Taffesse Yirga & Associates (TYA) law office is founded by Taffesse Yirga Gebremedhin, and it’s one of the leading law offices in Ethiopia, providing high quality legal advisory and litigation services in different areas of laws.
The founder Mr. Taffesse, is served in judicial capacity including as Supreme Court Justice for over 17 years.
In private practice, TYA has a decade long experience in advising and representing clients. Our practice areas are, Business organizations (including, partnerships, plc. and share company), Tax law, insurance law, intellectual property law, corporate and commercial law, mergers & acquisitions, mining law, banking & insurance, construction & real estate, criminal defense, franchise law, commercial litigation, employment & immigration and Legal Aid / Pro Bono.
As a well-structured law office, TYA provide advisory services to national and multi-national corporations, domestic clients, and strategic investors and to diverse groups of the society. TYA has a very good track record in litigation, representing local and multinational companies before a court of law, and arbitration tribunals, in a high profile cases with a combination of excellent analytical and advocacy skills.
TYA is a member of the Ethiopian Lawyers Association (ELA), associate member of the Pan-African Lawyers Union (PALU), and a member of International Bar Association (IBA) African regional forum.