practice Areas

Real Estate & Property

A legal service with greater depth and breadth

The property and real estate market in Ethiopia continues to develop and does so against the backdrop of a booming economy and high urbanization into the main urban centers. Consequently, the sector has witnessed a continued growing interest from both foreign and local property developers and technical experts in the sector.

We have been involved in property transactions and real estate cases since the time the sector started picking up in Ethiopia. Our practical knowledge of the law and the practice at the courts coupled with our interdisciplinary approach of working closely with technical experts helps us maximize the benefit to our clients. Our lawyers have been at the forefront of major cases in the property and real estate practice.

We provide full-fledged legal services, including but not limited to:

  • Due diligence on lands and leaseholds;
  • Consultancy on real estate development laws and past experiences;
  • Real estate project financing;
  • Sale, transfer and acquisition of property;
  • Structuring real estate transactions;
  • Real estate litigation;