Legal Service


Aksum University is established under the regulation 225/2011 by the council of ministers of the federal democratic republic of Ethiopia with different colleges, administrative directorates, and departments. Legal service directorate is one among the administrative directorates. The directorate is serving the university and its personnel by providing legal advices and standing in any tribunals representing the university. It is organized with directorate director, advocates, legal experts, assistant legal experts and secretary.


By providing quality, timely and professional legal services, our directorate will become a model directorate for the Ethiopian universities legal service directorates.


To provide due legal advices and comments so as the leadership at any level make sound and legally informed decisions. Represent the university at courts and other tribunals to protect its interests.


  • Respect for the rule of law
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Fairness
  • Ethical behavior
  • Trust on team work
  • Integrity and Impartiality
  • Respect for human dignity
  • Respect for stake holder interests
  • Service Excellence & Professionalism

Salient objectives:

  1. Provide oral and written legal advices to decision-makers and administrators of the university.
  2. Comments the regulations and directives of the university which are going to be issued and contracts going to be concluded by the university.
  3. Based on research, the directorate prepares drafts of directives and regulations of the university in conformity to civil and criminal law as well as polices of the country.
  4. Studies best methods in which the university incurs its obligations and protect its rights dully.
  5. On behalf of the university, it makes contracts with the academic and non-academic employees of the university.
  6. Represents the university in ordinary and irregular courts as well as similar institutions for litigation and arbitration.

Staff members:


Kibatu Taddesse Haregot

Directorate Director



G/hiwotG/rufael G/krstos

Legal expert




Zeray G/mikal G/medhn

Legal expert



Medhn Yhdego Bahta