More than 30 years of legal practice in advisory, litigation and representation of individuals & corporate entities – public, private and non-profits.


Tailored advisory on a range of subjects.

Quality Representation

Not only do we counsel you, but we also stand for you.

Fair Fees

Quality delivery with reasonable fee.

Our law office is a collective of competent attorneys and subject matter experts.

Belay Ketema & Associates has profound expertise in the field of legal representation and advisory in trade practices and sustainability matters.  This is demonstrated by the testimonials we earned from our vast client base.


Belay Ketema and Associates law office played the pivotal role in defending Water Action in all its court proceedings. All the cases were handled with high professionalism and responsibility and Water Action was able to win because of these dedicated efforts.
Water Action
Board of Directors
The "Doing Business" team would like to thank you for your valuable contribution to the "Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs" report. Contributions like yours have been essential for ensuring the quality and timeliness of the data in the "Doing Business" reports.
World Bank Group - "Doing Business"
Rita Ramalho, Director

Practice Areas

Commercial Arbitration

Our office has extensive experience in the commercial engagements of our clients as well as in your needs for an effective out of court settlement in civil matters. 

Intellectual Property

At Belay Ketema & Associates we provide a range of services related to intellectual property matters, including: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights & more. 

Tax and Corporate Matters

Advising clients on investment, company registration and licensing, permits, employment, tax, capital registration, foreign loans and repatriation.

Due Diligence & Environmental Matters

Our environment and due diligence team works laterally with experts in other specialized areas such as mining, energy, corporate matters and litigation. Together, we deliver your requirements for handling complex commercial transactions.

Translation & Document Verification

Our office provides accurate and reliable translation of documents in a language of your requirement.

Our Clients

A few of our many clients

Get in Touch


Haile G/Sellassie St.
Haile G/Sellassie Bldg.
Room No.102-03

Contact Us

Office : +251 116 625 071
Mobile: +251 911 21 45 19 

Consultation Hours

MON-FRI 02:00PM – 5:00PM

SAT 9:00AM – 12:00PM