About Arbitration Institute

Established in 2002, the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations Arbitration Institute (AACCSA Al), is a pioneer and the first of its kind in the country. It was setup with the aim of realizing and providing Arbitration and other Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms legally mandated to the Chamber since 1947. AACCSA Al provides its customers the following services;

  • Facilitating the settlement of commercial disputes in accurate accord with the arbitration rules of the chamber;
  • Organize and offer workshops, seminars and training services on arbitration and ADR mechanisms;
  • Providing adjudication services for construction disputes;
  • Providing mediation/conciliation services;
  • Providing advisory services concerning commercial arbitration and other ADR mechanisms in Ethiopia;
  • Providing the Arbitration institute good offices to ad hoc arbitration services at a reasonable cost;
  • Conducting studies on arbitration and ADR procedures;
  • Serving as an appointing authority when so designated in commercial contracts;
  • Contract drafting and reviewing services;

AACCSA Al is well equipped with all necessary office facilities and has suitable environment for arbitral proceedings and other ADR settlement mechanisms, such as hearing, recording & transcription services, along with excellent case management and secretarial services. Come and visit us before and after you proceed to the courts at the Chamber of Commerce building infront of Mexico Square second floor room number 219. We are ready to provide you with prompt resolution of any of your business disputes.