Leading firms in Armenia

Concern Dialog law firm

Concern Dialog law firm is a highly regarded firm in Armenia for cross-border litigation cases. The team has an excellent track record in handling both criminal and civil disputes for international and domestic clients, and is noted for its strength in acting for governmental bodies in international arbitration. Mining, energy, telecoms, TMT, and finance are key sector strengths for the group. Practice head Aram Orbelyan leads the firm, and is a highly regarded practitioner in the arena. Corporate law expert Narine Beglaryan handles transactional mandates, and Artur Hovhannisyan is well versed in advising on contentious tax and public law issues. Lilit Karapetyan fields expertise in assisting businesses with establishing operations in Armenia, and is equally adept at handling M&A deals. Shushanik Stepanyan and Sofya Kharatyan are names to note.

Practice head(s):

Aram Orbelyan

Other key lawyers:

Narine Beglaryan; Artur Hovhannisyan; Lilit Karapetyan; Shushan Stepanyan; Sofya Kharatyan


‘Concern Dialog took the time to communicate all the appropriate details and advise me on my options. As an overseas client I value communication. Once we decided on our path forward they did a fantastic job keeping me updated and advising me on what needed to get done at each step. They were a mission critical partner and I am thankful for their dedication to my business.’

‘Aram Orbelyan and his team took the time to understand my situation and worked diligently to achieve the desired outcome. All steps were extremely smooth and will happily work with him again.’

‘People are strongest part of their company, collaboration with them is excellent, they have both young and experienced lawyers in their team with strong female lawyers. ’

‘This team is known for its exceptional professionalism. They are highly efficient, direct, and action-oriented, with an emphasis on results.’

‘Aram Orbelyan is recognised for his remarkable insights and exceptional strength as a leader. He is known for his swift problem-solving abilities, consistently arriving at solutions promptly.’

‘The variety of practices of this company is truly impressive and can compete with many international law firms that are well-known. Deep industry knowledge of specialists not only in specialised, but also in related areas, as well as advanced business communication skills will not leave anyone indifferent. Also noted is the speed of their performing and the original approach of solving business issues.’

‘Aram Orbelyan, Lilit Karapetyan and Narine Beglaryan are distinguished by their exceptional politeness and unsurpassed professionalism. The ability to competently approach the issue, develop a strategy and organise a transparent workflow are the qualities that are highly appreciated by us.’

‘The Concern Dialog firm has a team of highly specialized attorneys with expertise in different areas of law. They have a client-centered approach, prioritizing their clients’ needs and interests. Concern Dialog is proficient in alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation, which is more cost-effective. While working with Concern Dialog, we value the firm’s commitment to ethical conduct. The years of collaboration with this firm proved that the firm is not only competent, but also aligned with our company’s values and needs.’

K&P Law Firm

K&P Law Firm has an established track record in handling regulatory and transactional matters. Under the leadership of Tatul Khudatyan and Vardan Stepanyan, the firm has a strong offering in commercial law, corporate and M&A, banking and finance and real estate, and is equally adept at assisting clients from the energy and mining sectors. Khudatyan is regularly instructed by clients in real estate and banking transactions, and corporate and finance expert Stepanyan focuses on M&A, securities, corporate finance, competition and tax law issues. Other key practitioners include Zhanna Harutyunyan, commercial law specialist Ani Nargizyan and Gayane Virabyan, who represents Armenian and international clients in cross-border M&A deals, reorganisations, and corporate governance issues.

Practice head(s):

Tatul Khudatyan; Vardan Stepanyan

Other key lawyers:

Ani Nargizyan; Gayane Virabyan; Zhanna Harutyunyan


‘We are very content by the level of service that we receive from K&P, a team of dedicated lawyers, who address complex legal issues in a new and developing regulatory environment with great flexibility and with a contribution of their previous solid experience of legal services.’

‘Vardan Stepanyan is the driving intellectual lead of the team highly responsible for all the team’s effective and business oriented advice. He has thorough knowledge of the financial services market with a focus on Armenia-specific advice. Ani Nargizyan manages, organizes and communicates all tasks in a timely and responsible manner. She is truly devoted to her job and it has a good effect on our cooperation. We really appreciate her hard work.’

‘K&P Law Firm does a fantastic job developing and executing successful strategies. It has a very knowledgeable team, a strong structure and close relationships with clients. The team has exceptional expertise and excellent business understanding. ’

‘Vardan Stepanyan proved himself as very sharp and professional expert. Vardan is an excellent practitioner who combines a sharp intellect with limitless energy. He always gives constructive advice, with solid alternative options along the way.’

‘We are very satisfied with the high quality services they have provided us since the beginning. K&P is a very organised and responsible team of young, knowledgeable and energy driven associates and highly professional, experienced partners who can resolve even the hardest issues in the best of the client’s interests.’

‘Our cooperation with Tatul Khudatyan proves that he is a real guru in the field of law. His comprehensive knowledge of the Armenian market and deal structures gives us confidence in our daily business activities and comprehensive business deals. He is a great negotiator and thoroughly represents our interests on all levels of negotiations both with private and public institutions due to his grasp of the mentality and business culture of the region.’

‘Gayane Virabyan is a gifted communicator and we have benefited from her professional skills and amiable attitude a lot. She provides everyday aid in a daily business operations. ’

Key clients

“MGA – Development” LLC

Summit Partners

“SEVRUGIAN” Cultural foundation



Siemens AG (and other Siemens Group companies)

Areg Energia LLC

Tavitian Vineyards LLC


Sartex LLC

Noy Invest Group LLC

Computron Industries Establishment

Sovrano LLC (Group of Associated companies)

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

C-Quadrat Ampega Asset Management Armenia LLC

Majid Al Futtaim AM LLC (MAF operating Carrefour brand)

Research Center of Maternal and Child Health

Elite Group LLC

Work highlights

  • Assisted “SEVRUGIAN” with its establishment and incorporation in Armenia.
  • Advised Mastercard on potential business operations in Armenia pertaining to money transfer services, including advising on data privacy, anti-money laundering, currency control, cryptocurrencies and payment settlement services.


ADWISE Legal's offering is divided between advising on general business law and consulting matters, and assisting clients with transactional work. The team is well versed in acting for financial institutions, investors and banking sector entities with complex commercial transactions, as well as corporate governance issues. Other key areas of instruction include M&A deals and project financing matters, often involving cross-jurisdictional financing agreements. Managing partner Ara Khzmalyan and Karen Babalyan are the key practitioners to note; Khzmalyan focuses on complex investment and financing transactions, and Babalyan is sought after for his expertise in handling cross-border transactions.

Practice head(s):

Ara Khzmalyan; Karen Babalyan

Key clients

Eurasian Development Bank

Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Armenia CJSC

Glovo LLC

Pernod Ricard

SEF International Universal Credit Institution LLC

Amber Capital EU-Armenia SME GP S.a.r.l.

Walnut Farms CJSC

Tesil CJSC

Publicis Hepta LLC

Innovak Invest LLC

Sofad LLC

“People in Need” NGO

Work highlights

  • Assisting Walnut Farms with due diligence proceedings, as well as shareholder agreement and share subscription agreement matters.
  • Assisting Tesil with an investment transaction.
  • Assisting Amber Capita with due diligence of an investment target, and drafting and negotiating complex share subscriptions and shareholder agreements.


HAP LLC has established expertise in dispute resolution, and the team has a solid track record in appearing in cases before the Court of Cassation in Armenia. The group’s workload includes contentious insolvency matters, bankruptcy litigation and investor disputes. Hayk Hovhannisyan, who leads the firm, has over 25 years of experience in handling litigation and arbitration, and is well known for being a former member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration. On the non-contentious side, the team is very experienced in advising clients on business operations in Armenia, including setting up new entities in the jurisdiction. Other key practitioners include bankruptcy and labour law expert Gagik Grigoryan and Tachat Voskanyan. Harutyun Hovhannisyan and Anna Margaryan left the firm in 2023.

Practice head(s):

Hayk Hovhannisyan

Other key lawyers:

Gagik Grigoryan; Tachat Voskanyan


‘The notable practice of HAP is of course in its unique approach to every customer. They do research on the case and its chances in advance. They give balanced analytical decisions.’

Key clients

Armenian Aerospace Agency CJSC

Vachagan Nushikyan

Chief Conductor and Marketing Director of New York City Opera Constantin Harry Orbelian

Synopsys Armenia



Archangel LLC


Satlantis Microsats S.L.

Artashes Hovhannisyan

Work highlights

  • Assisted CNFA with with opening a branch in Armenia.
  • Assisted Satlantis Microsats S.L with establishing operations in Armenia.
  • Successfully acted for the Republic of Armenia in its largest investment arbitration dispute in ICSID regarding a concession agreement.

Investment Law Group LLC

Investment Law Group LLC has ‘deep knowledge of local business practice‘, and draws upon this strength to advise international clients on business operations in Armenia. The firm is well known for acting for major mining companies on the full gamut of mining-related issues, including licensing, environmental and regulatory matters. Banking and finance work is another core area of expertise for the team, which has a solid track record in advising international and domestic banks on financing work, and is equally adept at handling corporate transactions with international elements. Practice head Artashes Kakoyan is very well known for handling a wide range of agreements and advising on Armenian law. Sayad Badalyan focuses on the mining sector, and Vahagn Dallakyan is a commercial and corporate law specialist.

Practice head(s):

Artashes Kakoyan

Other key lawyers:

Sayad Badalyan; Vahagn Dallakyan; Taron Kakoyan


‘Deep knowledge of local business practices which is very helpful for non-Armenian clients.’

‘Vahagn Dallakyan is deeply engaged in all issues, and is very effective and supportive for clients within a stressful timeline of a deal.’

‘Highly experienced lawyers.’

Key clients

“Union-Service” LLC

“Armenia Leasing” CJSC

Lydian Armenia CJSC

Eurasian Development Bank

Citigroup Global Markets Limited

Alumni Partners, LLC

“Arni Capital” Limited Liability Company’s “Ararat Auto-City”

Merck LLC

Masys Information Systems

Eurasia Partnership Foundation

“Hybrid Solutions” LLC

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

VÖB-Service GmbH

Buy Armenian Inc.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

Microsoft Armenia

GNC-Alfa CJSC (Rostelecom Armenia)

Viasphere Technopark CJSC


Austrian Airlines, JSC

Les Laboratoires Servier SAS

International Law Solutions, PC

“RRR” Mineral Waters Plant CJSC

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Clifford Chance LLP

Baker & McKenzie


Profal LLC




Work highlights

  • Assisting Lydian Armenia CJSC with extending its permit for operating the Amulsar gold mine.

Legelata Law firm

Legelata Law firm is perhaps best known for its banking and finance expertise, with a solid track record in assisting domestic and international financial institutions with regulatory and transactional matters. The firm is well versed in handling due diligence proceedings and advising companies on a range of corporate issues, tax, IP and competition matters pertaining to M&A deals. The department is also strong in assisting IT sector entities with a range of matters. The team is led by the triumvirate of managing partner Gor Margaryan, antitrust and competition expert Arthur Buduryan, and recently promoted partner Tigran Ghambaryan. Aleksandr Egibyan is singled out for his contributions. Anzhela Abrahamyan left the firm in June 2023.

Practice head(s):

Gor Margaryan; Arthur Buduryan; Tigran Ghambaryan

Other key lawyers:

Aleksandr Egibyan

Key clients

LC Waikiki

Huawei Technologies

Samsung Group

Coca-Cola HBA

Egis Group

Lego Juris A/S

China Machinery Engineering

4u.am CJSC

Z&A Stores LLC (franchisee of Burberry, Armani, Ralph Lauren and other luxury brands in Armenia)

Alfa-Bank open joint stock company

PNB Banka AS of Latvia

Krka d.d.

Coinstats LLC


Granite Management Services

American Centre for International Solidarity (Solidarity Centre)

Herbalife Nutrition, Ltd.

Ecosense LLC

CIS International School of Armenia

Work highlights

  • Assisted Eurasian Development Bank with due diligence proceedings and negotiations pertaining to a subordinated loan agreement.
  • Assisted the EBRD & RA joint fund for investments with due diligence of the target company subject to an acquisition.
  • Advised PAUL: Boulangerie, Patisserie, Restaurant, and Salon de The on negotiations and drafting a franchise agreement.

ELL Partnership Law Firm

Under the leadership of Gohar GevorgyanNorayr Balayan and Taron Simonyan, ELL Partnership Law Firm's practice has a solid track record in advising on IT matters, PPP, and corporate law work. The department is equally adept at assisting large companies with operations in Armenia.

Practice head(s):

Gohar Gevorgyan; Norayr Balayan; Taron Simonyan


‘ELL Partnership’s team is committed and knowledgeable. They provide quality and balanced advice to clients.’

‘We have worked on opposite sides of an M&A transaction with Taron Simonyan. He has constantly shown an ability to ensure a balanced approach to negotiations of complex issues, is knowledgeable, and able to prioritise well.’

‘ELL Partnership is exceptional in delivering committed results in committed time. The firm is professionally managed and up to date with current regulations. Their added quality is that they are able to cater to overseas clients with ease. ’

‘The individuals we worked with were very professional with expert knowledge of the required work. They were always available on time. They had good command over multiple languages.’

‘The whole team consists of professional members who are strong in different fields and that is why each of them is an important part of the team. Together they are real strength of the firm as they can discuss very complicated questions/requests and come up with the best option from the available ones. We have worked with different people and all of them were very competent, detail oriented, flexible, responsive and responsible professionals.’

Key clients

Ardesk Llc (Archidutch Llc)

Idea Foundation

Ecoville Llc

Ecoville Cjsc

Ecoville Georgia Llc

Volta Energy Llc

Volta Motors Llc

Aca Llc

Bootcamp Llc

Vaka Corporation Llc

Davra Llc

Garant Avto Llc

Alco Holding Cjsc

Jaburyan Group Llc

Health Fund For Children Of Armenia

Papirus Global Llc

Sks Group Llc

Codesignal Inc.

Al Soor Investments Llc

August Mayer Gmbh

Yerevan Chocolate Company

Fondation Université Française En Arménie

Armenian State Symphonic Orchestra

World Vision Armenia

Optym Armenia


Mikro Kapital

Work highlights

  • Assisting EcoVille LLC, EcoVille Georgia LLC, Volta Motors LLC and Volta Energy LLC, together as EcoVille Holding CJSC, with an investment project with EU-Armenia SME Fund SCSp, a special limited partnership.
  • Assisting CodeSignal Inc and its Armenian subsidiary company with day-to-day legal matters and expansion issues.
  • Assisting Al Soor Investments LLC with trust management matters related to its Armenia-based subsidiary company, Al Sari Investments LLC.

Pogossians Law Group LLC

Pogossians Law Group LLC is home to ‘one of the best legal teams in Armenia for corporate and financial law‘, with established expertise in handling securities and investment law matters. The group is also strong in advising on white-collar criminal cases, real estate, and mining matters. Practice head and managing partner Gevorg Poghosyan is well versed in corporate, finance, and banking issues, and has a solid track record in acting as counsel in complex litigation. Zaven Vartumyan regularly advises on financial matters. The department was bolstered in May 2023 by the arrival of senior associate Harutyun Hovhannisyan from HAP LLC.

Practice head(s):

Gevorg Poghosyan

Other key lawyers:

Zaven Vartumyan; Harutyun Hovhannisyan


‘From our perspective, Poghosyan and Partners Attorneys LLC is a combination of remarkable strengths and innovative practices that make our experience working with them stand out. An impressive team of legal professionals. Their collective experience and expertise ensure that as a client, we always receive top-tier legal counsel. Their team is genuinely diverse, bringing together professionals from varied backgrounds. The team always explores innovative legal strategies to find the best solutions.’

‘Harutyun Hovhannisyan and Zaven Vartumyan are very professional and committed attorneys with exceptional knowledge of investment and corporate law. They are always available to any legal questions we have and solving our issues in a very professional manner in a very short-time period. We do believe that Harutyun and Zaven are in the highest echelon of attorneys in Armenia.’

‘Poghosyan and Partners Attorneys has been instrumental to us over the last year. Poghosyan and Partners Attorneys assisted us with litigation, with their esteemed lawyers Gevorg Poghosyan, Zaven Vartumyan and Harutyun Hovhannisyan, playing a pivotal role in this process. Their deep knowledge of Armenia’s green energy legislation has been a cornerstone of our success. Their expertise in this specialized field allowed them to navigate complex regulatory intricacies with precision.

Key clients

“Armenia Securities Exchange” OJSC (AMX)

“Central Depository of Armenia” OJSC

“Landmark Capital” CJSC

“Armenian Copper Programme” CJSC (Vallex Group)

“A&M Rare” LLC

“Baze Metals” CJSC (Vallex Group)

“KSMA” CJSC (Vallex Group)

“Entrepreneur + State Anti-Crisis Investments Fund” CJSC (ANIF)

“Green Invest” investment fund

“Premium Machinery AM” LLC

“Fera” LLC

“AFS CAPITAL” investment fund

“Armenia Republican Medical Center” CJSC

“Nune Yeghiazaryan” LLC

“Haekshin Construction” CJSC

Center for International Private Enterprise, Inc. (CIPE)

“Armaeronavigation” CJSC

“Mira Trans” LLC

Hovhannes Manukyan

“Corporate Governance Center” Non-Profit Organization

Work highlights

  • Represented the creditor of Base Metals CJSC in insolvency proceedings worth over USD 7 million.
  • Advised the Central Depository of Armenia on a broad spectrum of legal matters, ranging from rule amendments to court representation.
  • Advised Fera LLC on a water usage license for hydroelectric power stations worth over USD 5 million.