Habesha Legal Advocates LP, the newly registered law firm, has been granted the first license by the Ministry of Justice. The license was also given in compliance with Federal Advocacy and Licensing Proclamation No. 1249/2013. The Ministry of Justice reminded that it has been working with the newly formed Ethiopian Federal Bar Association and other stakeholders to properly execute the proclamation by developing specific processes and regulations, as well as establishing staff and resources. According to Article 37 of the new Advocates Law, a law firm can be formed by at least two law-abiding professionals. Alemante Agdew, FDRE State Minister for Law and Justice Services. He claims that it increases trust and delivers greater assurances. ""