Affiliation offers clients convenient access to quality legal expertise around the globe

Tadesse Kiros Law Office, Addis Ababa – based law office, today announced that it has been invited to join Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. The affiliation offers Tadesse Kiros Law Office access to nearly 7,000 lawyers in 233 global markets. The office’s clients will benefit from local legal insight, local rates and world-class client service.

“With companies increasingly doing business internationally, seamless legal representation on a global scale is vital,” said Tadesse Kiros, Principal Attorney at Tadesse Kiros Law Office. “Through Meritas, we are able to offer our clients in-depth knowledge of cultural and jurisdictional issues in all of the major markets around the world. Meritas offers us peace of mind that our clients’ legal needs will be met with the same commitment to quality, professionalism and value on which we pride ourselves.”

Meritas is the only law firm alliance with an established and comprehensive means of monitoring and enhancing the quality of its member firms. Meritas membership is extended by invitation only, and firms are regularly assessed for the breadth of their practice expertise and client satisfaction. Only firms performing under the tenets of Meritas’ unique Quality Assurance Program are recertified as members. This ensures that clients receive the same high quality legal work and service from every Meritas firm.

“All Meritas member firms share a positive, consultative approach to business and a commitment to excellent client service. Tadesse Kiros Law Office has consistently demonstrated these qualities throughout its history,” said Tanna Moore, president and CEO of Meritas. “Businesses around the world will benefit from Tadesse Kiros Law Office partner-level expertise, personal service and collaborative, customized business approach.”

For more information about Tadesse Kiros Law Office capabilities and the benefits of its membership in Meritas, visit or call +251 115 548 949.

About Tadesse Kiros Law Office
Tadesse Kiros Law Office was founded by Tadesse Kiros, former Deputy Chief Justice of Ethiopia, in 1996 and currently operates with 17 lawyers and 4 support staff. The office has distinguished itself among the best within the fields of mergers and acquisition, energy and mining, projects and infrastructure, tax, banking and finance, employment, procurement, telecommunications, competition, arbitration and IP. With its office in Addis Ababa, Tadesse Kiros Law Office primarily serves a number of high profile multinational investors. Tadesse Kiros Law Office is an independent law office with a long-standing relationship firm status in Ethiopia for more than half of the top ten global law firms.

About Meritas
Founded in 1990, Meritas is an international alliance of commercial law firms working across jurisdictions to provide clients the best of both worlds: a local legal partner with full service capabilities and the cost efficiency and personal attention unmatched by mega law firms. Each member law firm is required to adhere to rigorous and specific service standards on a regular basis. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Meritas has member firms in 233 global markets and 7,000 lawyers. To find a Meritas law firm or for more information, visit or call 612-339-8680.