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Law Service Directorate

Bizuhan Getnet Gedamu

Law Service Directorate


Duties and responsibilities of the Directorate

  • Provide oral and written legal advice to decision-makers and administrators on legal issues affecting the University.
  • Represent the University in litigation before all courts and tribunals including in administrative and regulatory hearings.
  • Oversee the University’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Negotiate, draft and review legal documents for the purpose of enhancing and protecting the University’s interests.
  • Use alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve or facilitate the resolution of disputes or potential disputes between the University and third parties.
  • Provide training on relevant legal topics affecting the University.
  • Plan the general activities of the directorate.
  • Report the activities done for concerned organs.