Ato Fikadu Asfaw Demissie is the founder and senior partner of the firm. He has been practicing law since 2000. He has got considerable experience and expertise in various areas of the law.
– Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), in 2000;
– Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Law, master’s degree in Private International Law and the Law of Business Organizations (LLM), in 2008.
Past Employment Positions:
– Assistant Judge at the Federal First Instance Court;
– Legal Counselor and Attorney & Head of the Legal Research and Advisory Division (Legal Service Department) at the Construction and Business Bank (CBB);
– Legal Counselor and Attorney at the Debt Recovery and Legal Claims Division (Legal Service Department) of the Ethiopian Insurance Corporation (EIC);
– Instructor for the course of Law of Business Law (a law course designed for business practitioners including bankers, entrepreneurs, and managers) at the National College.
Since he started practicing law independently, Fikadu Asfaw has been rendering his legal services for various individuals and corporate entities.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
– Ethiopian Lawyers Association,
– Ethiopian Law Graduates Alumni Association,
– Ethiopian Economic Professionals Association, and
– African Child Policy Forum
Fikadu Asfaw and Associates Law Office (FALO) is an Ethiopian Law firm Founded in 2003. Thanks to our client-oriented philosophy our law office has established a system of excellent legal service and reputation in the Ethiopian legal industry. Always our law office takes genuine interest in our clients’ legal matters, understand their objectives, and achieve results that exceed their expectation through establishing a reliable legal partnership; van guarding their best interests while adding maximum value to their business growth and development. Integrity, Professionalism and Respect are the three core pillars of our law office’s ethos, which allow us to always work towards achieving the highest quality of legal services possible; creating maximum accessibility, highest efficiency, timely responsiveness and being technologically reachable. Towards this our law office has created result-oriented legal teams through a strategy of quality and creativity, in dealing both with individuals and companies, allowing our law office to serve as a primary resource and partner in all aspects of our clients’ businesses; creating a network of innovative legal solutions, excellent legal representation and dedication to quality customer service. Due to this and our holistic approach, our Law Office has managed to cultivate such strong relationships in handling the full range of legal duties for our clients.