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Legelata Law firm, Levon Gevorgyan, Yerevan, ARMENIA

Levon Gevorgyan

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Position

Managing Partner. Areas of Expertise: Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Litigation, Public International Law, Private International Law. Levon Gevorgyan has experience, ranging from business and corporate law to public international law. His domestic practice portfolio includes participation in high level negotiations and preparation of concession agreements in between the Government of Armenia and major foreign investors; successful representation of major Armenian Banks before the Constitutional Court of Armenia and the Court of Cassation; provision of full-package legal services (including consultation on FIDIC regulations) to major construction companies, like the Armenian Branch of Corsan Corviam Construccion SA; he has advised foreign banks and financial organizations such as ZAO UniCredit, BlueOrchard, Incofin etc. with respect to transactions with Armenia based companies. In terms of public international law, Levon has indirectly – through provision of services to private companies – counseled foreign sovereigns on the issue of unfreezing of assets in foreign banks. Levon has assisted the Centre de la protection internationale in preparation of amici curiae before the European Court of Human Rights and has also advised the Government of the Republic of Armenia on different international issues such as the issue of closed borders, human rights, State recognition etc.

Career

Ministry of Justice of Armenia (AM) – Expert at the Department of Relations with ECHR, 2008-2011. Public International Law & Policy Group (USA, DC) – Foreign Legal Specialist, 2009-2010. United Nations Headquarters, Office of Legal Affairs (USA, NYC) – Legal Intern, 2010. Harutiunian & Partners Law Firm (AM) – Senior Associate, 2011-2013. Arete Law Firm LLC (AM) – Managing Partner, 2013-2014. Yerevan State University (AM) – Associate Professor, 2011-present. Joined Legelata from March 2014 in the capacity of the Managing Partner

Languages

Armenian, English, Russian

Member

(1) Member of the Chamber of Advocates of Armenia, (2) Founding Member of the "International & Comparative Law Center - Armenia" NGO; Member of the Editorial Board of the Armenian Yearbook of International Law

Education

Yerevan State University (AM) – Bachelor of Law, 2002-2006. Yerevan State University (AM) – Master of Law, 2006-2008. Washington College of Law, American University (US) – LL.M in International Legal Studies, 2009-2010. Yerevan State University (AM) – PhD in Law (International Law), 2008-2011

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