Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan

Phone+(251-11) 551-8484

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Natural Resource Laws
  • Intellectual Property
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 101485, Addis Ababa
EducationUniversity of College of Addis Ababa (B.A., with distinction, 1954); Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada (B.C.L., 1957); Institute of Air & Space Law, McGill University, Canada (1957); Faculty of Comparative Law, International University of Comparative Sciences, Luxembourg - Diplome de Droit Compare (1958); Economic Development Institute, World Bank, Washington D.C., Fellow thereof 1964
Admitted1982, Ethiopia
Memberships Addis Ababa Bar Association; African International Law Association (Vice President, 1986—); International Bar Association (Member, Section of Energy and Natural Resources Law with particular interest in Committee B); Constitution Drafting Commission for Ethiopia (1993-1994). London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
LanguagesAmharic, Oromo, Sidamo, English, French and Italian (spoken)
BornAddis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 15, 1931

Part-time Lecturer in Law, Haile Selassie University, 1964-1967. Principal Legal Advisor and Executive Assistant to the General Manager of Ethiopian Airlines, 1958-1961. Director General, Ministry of Public Works and Communications, Government of Ethiopia, 1961-1962. Principal Legal Advisor of and Secretary to Board of Directors, Development Bank of Ethiopia, 1962-1963. Member, Drafting Committee, OAU Charter and Principal Legal Advisor to the Constituent Assembly of the African Heads of State and Government, May 1963. Attorney-General of Ethiopia, 1965-1967. Vice Minister, and later Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Government of Ethiopia, 1967-1974. Political detainee, 1974-1982. Principal Advisor, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Government of Ethiopia, 1982-1983.

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Teshome Gabre-Mariam Bokan

Bole Sub-City, Kebele 3/05
Addis Ababa 10485

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