Semaw Nigatu Aragaw

Semaw Negatu, the Founder of Semaw and Fekadu Law Office, is a licensed Attorney and consultant before all Federal Courts. Semaw is a senior lawyer with more than 18 years of experience in the corporate and commercial law advice and complex litigation experience on a wide range of legal practices. Semaw has expertise in corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisition, tax and real estate.

Firm Overview:

Founded in 2003 by Semaw Negatu, Semaw and Fekadu Law Office is one of the leading Law Office in Ethiopia advising and representing clients in complex transactions and litigations. Our full-service Law Office has been providing quality legal services by solving your legal problems expeditiously, based on trust, dedication, and fairness in terms of cost.

Semaw & Fekadu Law Office is a member of MULTILAW, a global network of best independent law firms with over 8500 lawyers in more than 100 countries around the world.

Our team of lawyers is licensed to practice at all levels of courts and arbitral tribunals bringing over 50 years of combined experience dealing with an array of Ethiopian corporate law matters including Investment and Corporate/Commercial law, Merger and Acquisition, Legal Audit/Due Diligence, Competition, Regulatory Compliance, Banking & Finance, Construction and Real estate, Tax and Customs, import and export, Nonprofit, Employment and Immigration, Energy and Mining, Intellectual Property, PPP and Public procurement, Infrastructure and Project Financing, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Private Equity, Aviation, Private International Law matters, execution of Foreign Judgments and Arbitral Awards, Company Incorporation, Registration of overseas companies and commercial representatives, drafting contracts, preparation and execution of various contracts, as well as representation of companies with multiple government officials.

Semaw and Fekadu Law Office have advised various domestic and multinational corporations, international law firms and several clients from Turkey, Israel, Holland, UK , France, Italy, USA, Russia, Saudi Arabia, China, Germany, Korea and Egypt in a number of sectors ranging from agriculture, food and beverages, financial institution, manufacturing, mining, NGO’s, real estates, telecom, textile and steel.

Alexei Weidebach

Alexei Weidebach is a specialist in structuring corporate sustainability through the formulation of an efficient corporate legal diagnosis, whose central function is to modulate or reformulate synergies between the legal structure and the corporate management model, always focusing on generating more results.

Alexei is a specialist in corporate law and corporate governance and obsessed with business administration.

He is also a specialist in asset purchase and sale operations at all stages of the project.

Firm Overview:

Russo & Weidebach Advogados is a law firm specializing in corporate law with extensive experience in corporate, operations, contracts, governance and compliance.

Our performance is flexible, modern and focused on the customer experience.

Our value is to listen and understand customer demand, as well as absorb information about their business model, to be developed or in operation, in order to deliver a personalized and applicable end-to-day product.

Our differential is the synergy between legal instruments and business administration concepts.

The results we deliver to our clients are the best internal organization and internal mechanisms for the transparent management and professional conduct of their activities, which are important elements in building companies’ market value.

Julio Pueyrredón

Julio Pueyredón is a partner of Negri & Pueyrredon and part of its Department of General Practice.

He has a long experience on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial agreements, financial law, capital markets, reorganizations and debt restructuring, white collar crime, money laundering and corporate fraud and technology law.

Julio graduated from the Argentine Catholic University in 1987. He also completed the Lawyers’ Training Course organized by FORES and earned the Moltedo Award to the best graduate.

He is professor of Corporate Law at the Argentine Catholic University and at the post graduate course on “Modern corporate agreements” at the Palermo University. During fourteen years he taught Criminal Law at the Argentine Catholic University.

Julio has been a speaker in more than fifty conferences in Argentina and abroad, and has published more than seventy law articles on matters related to his practice.

He is an international member of the National Association of Defense Lawyers (United States), of the Commercial Committee of the Argentine-Spanish Chamber of Commerce and of the Buenos Aires Bar Association’s House of Delegates, where he chairs the committees on budgetary matters and legislative affairs,

He took part in the drafting of several projects on digitalization of legal documents and of the proposed statute against money laundering. He also reviewed the habeas data draft statute and its implementing regulations and the proposed text of the new Civil and Commercial Code. He recently submitted to the Argentine Senate a proposal concerning corporate and commercial law issues.

Firm Overview:

Negri & Pueyrredon Abogados (N&P) was established in 1990. It adopted its present name in November 2014. Shortly after its inception it became one of the most important and respected law firms in Argentina not only because of the importance and number of its clients but also because the high quality of its legal work.

N&P provides full legal services to small and large domestic and multinational corporations as well as to individuals, public and private institutions and not-for-profit organizations. All of our clients receive top notch legal advise following the most stringent international ethical and quality standards.

N&P’s professionals have attended reputable law schools, have a practical approach to their clients’ problems and are well trained to face the volatile legal and political Argentine environment. Several of N&P’s lawyers have completed their legal education overseas.

The firm is composed of highly motivated professionals, organized according to their respective expertise, merits and capabilities. Many of them have been featured in several trade publications and are members of bar and other local and international professional associations and regularly attend legal conferences either as speakers or panelists.

N&P’s basic tenets, shared by partners and associates alike, are strong ethical standards, integrity, high quality services, a strong commitment towards the clients, mutual respect and efficient teamwork.

We cater to clients in all areas of the law and, through a well-tested network of corresponding firms, we can assist their needs throughout Argentina.

N&P publishes every working Tuesday and Friday its now famed Dos Minutos de Doctrina, a Spanish language legal bulletin featuring comments on recent court decisions that may interest clients and friends alike. It enjoys a wide readership in Latin America and among Spanish speakers (not necessarily lawyers) all over the world.

Our lawyers regularly contribute articles and comments to books and legal publications throughout the world, such as Tratado de los Conflictos Societarios (Argentina), The Art Collector’s Handbook (London), Il trust sotto il diritto Argentino (Milano), etc.

Luu Vinh

Luu Vinh spent several years working for Indochine Counsel – a local law firm, headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, in a role of Managing Associate / Head of Hanoi Office, where he advised on foreign investment, corporate & commercial matters, mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructurings, property & construction and dispute resolutions.

Before taking on the role of Managing Associate/ Head of Hanoi Office of Indochine Counsel, Vinh served for several years as the Manager and Assistant to the General Director of InvestConsult Group, a major local law firm based in Hanoi. There he managed, supervised and coordinated the legal team. In that role, he provided legal advice in the areas of international trade, employment and labour, incorporation and foreign direct investment. He also developed and refined the strategic direction and implementation of legal consultancy services.

Key clients of Vinh’s include Lan Chi Group of Companies, PiCO, Green City, NEM Fashion Group, Toto Vietnam, Mirai Industry, FCC Vietnam, Fedeal-Mogul Vietnam, Seiko Ideas, GF Machining Solution, Soft Chemical Corporation, Georg Fischer AG, Jebsen & Jessen Group of Companies in Vietnam, System Cleaners Asia Co., Ltd, Cisco Systems Management B.V, DKT International, SPG Investment, SPG Trading, Vietnam Alliance Minerals, Hai Dang Minerals, Eumin S&D Vietnam, LG Electronics, Sumitomo Group, Toyota Vietnam, Vietnam Airlines, Song Da Corporation, McKinsey & Company, Techcombank, Starglobe Ltd (Switzerland), Toyota Tshusho, CJ Vietnam.

Firm Overview:

Asia Legal is a Vietnamese full service business and legal consulting firm providing creative and practical solutions for navigating both legal and commercial practices with local insight.

We combine deep local knowledge with international standards of expertise to provide local and international clients with quality advice and consultancy services in a wide range of practice areas including inward investment, M&A, mining and energy, employment and labour, property and construction, international trade, intellectual property and dispute resolution.

At Asia Legal, we usually try our best to get to know the Clients’ business so as to fully understand their business, and work out the best solutions to help the Clients achieve their goals, using our legal and advisory expertise, commercial savvy and strong relationships with government authorities.

We also understand the Client’s need for quality commercial legal services with ease of communication. Our team consists of highly trained and experienced lawyers who have local understanding and international expertise, to meet the Client’s needs.

We are proud of being the market leader in providing smart and effective consulting solutions in Vietnam. Asia Legal is absolutely the Client’s choice for high quality service and result–oriented performance.

Adriana Posada

A&C LEGAL is a Law Firm incorporated in Bogotá, Colombia in 2009, as a solution for organizations that require high quality legal services, and also paralegal support at a reasonable cost, provided with opportunity, with qualified staff always available.

A&C LEGAL commitment is to minimize the risk inherent in the operations of its clients and assist with the implementation of safe practices for the benefit of the shareholders, employees and the community in general. The Firm is also committed to the integral development of its employees; whose purpose and focus is costumer service.

Under the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) model, A&C LEGAL functions as a law firm in the Client’s offices, for which a team of lawyers and paralegals is assigned to attend, in an integral manner, the day-to-day legal requirements of the clients, in areas such as corporate, contractual, commercial, labor, administrative, litigation, and policy and procedure support. The Firm also takes care of legal filing, answering of communications and procedures before different entities, and in general, of the administration of the legal area of the companies.

Firm Overview:

We are a solution for the requirement of legal services and paralegal support tailored to meet the needs of our clients, provided with opportunity and high quality, at a reasonable cost, with qualified personnel always available.

Our compromise is to minimize the inherent risks of your operations and to collaborate with the implementation of safe practices in benefit of your shareholders, collaborators and of the community in general.

We are also committed to the integral development of our collaborators; whose focus and purpose is to provide the best customer service.

Vicky Athanassoglou

Vicky Athanassoglou founded the firm in 2012 and manages the firm. She practices extensively in all aspects in the area of M&A, international corporate and securities, contracts and arbitration, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions between Greece and any other country worldwide.


  • Examination and education as Qualified Lawyer for International Business Law (“Fachanwalt für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht”) (Munich, 2015-2016),
  • Mediator Training, CIarb and Business Mediation Academy (2014-2015),
  • University of Cologne, Germany, Law Degree (1997),
  • Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki (Law School), University of Würzburg (Law School).


  • Athens Bar, 1999
  • Düsseldorf Bar, 2000
  • Supreme Court of Athens, 2014


  • AEA International Lawyers Network
  • AnwaltVerein
  • Athens Bar Association
  • Bar Association Düsseldorf
  • Counsel to the Athens Startup Business Incubator
  • Deutsch-Griechische Juristenvereinigung, Deutsch-Griechischen Industrie- und Handelskammer (DGIHK)
  • Hellenic Union of Mediators
  • Institute of Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Member of the Managerial Board of the Sector of Women Managers and Entrepreneurs (TOGME) of the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE)
  • Schiedsgerichts- und Mediationsstelle (SMES) der DGIHK
  • WIRAS-Association (international business network, 59 countries)


English, German (mother tongue), Greek and French.