Gerhard Velaj > Boga & Associates > Tirana, Albania > Lawyer Profile

Boga & Associates
40/3 Ibrahim Rugova Str.
1019 Tirana
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Gerhard is a Partner at Boga & Associates, which he joined in 2000.

His core practice area is arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution overarching a wide range of business issues in Albania.

Gerhard is a recognised practitioner and represents international clients in courts of all levels, in cases related mainly to real estate, banking and finance, taxation, competition, intellectual property and all sorts of other commercial/corporate disputes. He is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.

Additionally, he has performed in a number of legal due diligences regarding real estate development issues and property disputes.

Gerhard is a contributing author to reputable international legal publications. He is commended a “Top Ranked” Lawyer by international reputable legal directories.


Albanian, English, Italian


Albanian Bar Association (2001)


Faculty of Law, University of Tirana, Albania (1998)

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Boga & Associates is a full-service firm with a strong track record handling a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues. Managing partner Genc Boga is especially noted for his expertise in corporate finance matters. Within the wider team, Alketa Uruci has good experience in energy, regulatory and tax work, while Renata Leka handles commercial and IP matters. Gerhard Velaj is one of the main contacts for disputes work, while Sokol Elmazaj is strong in corporate, energy and infrastructure matters, both in Albania and Kosovo.