Leyou Tameru

Founder, I-Arb Africa, Ethiopia

Leyou Tameru is a legal consultant and the founder of I-Arb Africa, the online portal for arbitration in Africa. Her expertise is in international Arbitration focused on Africa, she is a Court Member of the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). She is also on the Board of Directors of the newly created African Arbitration Association (AfAA). She regularly consults on international arbitration cases and investment and policy matters concerning different African countries and has worked with a range of institutions and law firms including WilmerHale, Emahizee Global Consulting, World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). She has also taught law at Addis Ababa University where she received her first degree in Law. She then received a Masters in International Law from Georgetown University.


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Hosted in the fringes of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2022, the 9th edition EAIAC will present a content rich program delving on topical issues ranging from trends, opportunities in adversity, Arbitration in the Commonwealth, sustainability and environmental concerns in Arbitration as well as Africa’s place in the progress on arbitration practice.