Hebah Berhan

Trainee Solicitor

Hebah is a trainee solicitor and joined EIP having successfully completed the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, Birmingham with distinction. Her thesis was on the extent the current legislation in the UK protects small businesses when conducting business with larger multi-national businesses.

Hebah received a Bachelor of Law from the University of Leicester, where her projects focused on human rights. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of British Columbia in Canada which included two years of medical biochemistry. She studied organic chemistry, molecular biology, forensic psychology, psychopathology and neuropsychology.

Published articles

  • October 2021
    Law Society Gazette , Why I’m proud to be a black woman new to IP (link)

Education and qualifications


  • 2019 — 2020
    LPC LL.M (Distinction), University of Law, Birmingham
  • 2017 — 2019
    Bachelor of Law, University of Leicester
  • 2012 — 2016
    Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada

Career history

  • 2021 — present
    Associate, EIP
  • 2020 — 2021
    Compliance Assistant, Little Star Media
  • 2019
    Finance Administrator, Leicester Diabetes Research Centre
  • 2018
    Placement Evaluation Coordinator/PVI & HEEM Placement Finance, De Montfort University

Languages spoken

  • Tigrinya