Personable Legal Professional who displays the utmost level of professionalism and confidentiality. Follows directives and employs all necessary steps to excel in high-pressure situations.
Westlaw and LexisNexis
Criminal justice research
MS Office proficient
Associate Secondee January 2016 to April 2016Stephenson Harwood LLP － London, UK
Supported a team of Solicitors with generating and filing of pleadings, motions and various court
Organized and maintained law documents and case files.
Researched, drafted, edited and revised legal documents
Gathered and analyzed research data regarding statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
Met with clients and barristers to discuss case details.
Collected data to prepare and draft settlement packages for clients.
Interpreted and relayed legal information in a clear format for clients.
Associate Secondee September 2015 to December 2015JMiles & Co － Nairobi, Kenya
Drafted legal briefs and opinions for the Director and Senior Associates,.
Researched and analyzed dispute settlement issues, International investment laws, Commercial
Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for legal advice for clients
Investigated facts and law of cases using pertinent sources to determine causes of action and to prepare
Analyzed law sources, including statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, constitutions and legal codes.
Organized legal memoranda and client correspondence.
Assisted in research and proof reading of publications and presentations.
International Cooperation Expert May 2013 to October 2015Ministry of Justice of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia － Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Negotiated and Drafted bilateral and multilateral treaties/agreements, terms of engagement, research
Handling and facilitating correspondences with international organizations.
Drafted terms of references, annual work plans and Implementation manuals for joint projects.
Delivered speeches and research papers at various international, regional and national
seminars, workshops and summits representing the ministry,
Co-drafted and proof read pleadings and
arguments for cases under international Arbitration related to international sale contract and
Drafted legal briefs and opinions regarding International dispute settlement issues for the Ministries
Public Prosecutor November 2010 to May 2013Ministry of Justice of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia － Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Prosecuted Criminal cases in all levels of Federal Courts with 93% conviction rating.
Managed the Fast truck criminal prosecution trial team in Federal First Instant and High Courts.
Performed oral arguments and closing remarks for criminal trials.
Conducted mediation meetings for petty offences and settled 84% out of court.
Legal Aid Officer October 2009 to February 2010Justice for All-Prison Fellowship Ethiopia － Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Advised in juvenile justice reform researches.
Assisted Juvenile offenders and mothers incarcerated with their children to get their cases heard in the
Prepare and analyze reports on Juvenile offenders and mothers incarcerated with their children in
Western Harrerge, Chirro Correctional Facility.
LLM : International Economic Law, 2017University of South Africa － Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, EthiopiaCurrently writing graduating thesis on the Impact of State Sovereignty on International Investment Law
LLB : Law, 2009Mekelle University － Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia