Firm Profile > ADWISE Legal > Yerevan, Armenia
ADWISE Legal Offices
EREBUNI PLAZA BUSINESS CENTER
26/1 VAZGEN SARGSYAN STR
ADWISE Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Leading firms Tier 2
ADWISE Legal advises on a broad array of issues from major commercial transactions and M&A deals to administrative law, litigation and tax. Ara Khzmalyan leads the team, which is also adept at advising financial institutions and non-profit organisations on various matters including labour and employment law, intellectual property and data privacy. Hayk Malkhasyan is another prominent member of the team, with extensive experience in PPP and government support agreements. Other key clients include large and medium-sized IT companies.
Other key lawyers:
Hayk Malkhasyan; Hasmik Movsesyan
‘Multi-faceted, advising on the full range of legal matters from tax and employment to competition law. What also makes it unique is a good understanding of the commercial arrangements of our company. Ara Khzmalyan is my main contact and the above-mentioned qualities apply to him.’
‘The ADWISE team is very responsive and diligent. The lawyers are highly qualified in corporate law, contracts and taxes. They are also very specialised in IT-related matters, which makes it particularly easy and effective to work with them.’
‘We mainly work with Ara Khzmalyan and Hasmik Movsesyan. They do not simply provide legal advice, but are also able to consider the broader business perspective and find best possible solutions tailored to our specific needs.’
‘Soft skills, professionalism, availability, strong academic and practical knowledge.’
‘The firm has shown some strong communication and negotiation skills. The firm has a good understanding of legislation and the structure of the transaction and provides very reliable advice to the client.’
‘We have been in cooperation with Ara Khzmalyan, who has a deep knowledge of legislation, and good communication and negotiation skills.’
ADWISE Legal > Firm Profile
The firm: ADWISE was founded in 2015 by Ara Khzmalyan (formerly general counsel at the local subsidiary of Pernod Ricard Group) and Lilit Gharayan (formerly Directorate member at ProCredit Bank Armenia, with a broad background in banking and real sector finance). Bringing together experience and expertise in law, business management and finance, the founders aimed at creating a firm which would utilize the synergies of this combination to deliver comprehensive advice to its Clients. The legal practice of ADWISE Business and Legal Consulting is focused on delivering comprehensive legal support to corporate clients, as well as foreign law-firms in need of advice on Armenian law.
ADWISE has quickly grown to the law-firm of choice for many leading companies across industries and sectors. The firm also has a strong engagement in development projects, with involvement in projects funded by the EU, AFD, GIZ, EPF and other international donors.
ADWISE prides itself on its strong commitment to CSR, within the scope of which it regularly engages in pro bono projects for non-profit organizations and start-ups.
Areas of practice: The ADWISE team offers advice in a broad range of fields, including commercial transactions, banking and finance, corporate, administrative law, tax and customs, antitrust and competition, IPR, data privacy, employment law, mining and energy, trade, advertising, telecommunications, Eurasian Economic Union law, public and private international law, human rights, dispute settlement and litigation.
The firm has supported local financial institutions on corporate governance, employment law and litigation matters. It has advised leading EU-based financial institutions with respect to multi-million loan arrangements extended to local financial institutions. It also supported corporate clients in negotiating and closing multi-million loan arrangements with local banks. With the ADWISE team being joined by a partner with extensive experience in the government and regulatory sector, the firm is currently expanding its activities in the fields of lobbying, administrative law, public-private partnership and cooperation.
ADWISE is supporting leading financial and real sector companies (including several leading foreign investment companies) on a variety of issues, ranging from compliance and antitrust to international commercial transactions, from corporate governance to customs and taxation, complex lease agreement, insolvency proceedings and etc. The firm is also intensively advising and providing legal support to several multimillion investment projects in Armenia.
The firm is advising leading local IT companies on IPR and data privacy matters, as well as taxation and international commercial transactions. The firm has a growing practice in the pharmaceutical sector, where they offer advice on registration, marketing authorization, clinical research and other issues. The firm is also specialized in employment law, where they provide advice to leading HR consultants and some of the largest employers in Armenia.
|Civil (property rights, transactions, torts, real estate)||Ara Khzmalyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37495954450|
|Civil (property rights, transactions)||Hasmik Movsesyanemail@example.com||+37491280180|
|Civil (property rights, transactions, torts, real estate)||Hayk Malkhasyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37493429944|
|Corporate law and intellectual property||Hasmik Movsesyanemail@example.com||+37491280180|
|Corporate law and intellectual property||Ara Khzmalyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37495954450|
|Labour and employment||Hasmik Movsesyanemail@example.com||+37491280180|
|Labour and employment||Ara Khzmalyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37495954450|
|Litigation (civil and administrative)and competition/antitrust||Ara Khzmalyanemail@example.com||+37495954450|
|Litigation (civil and administrative)||Hayk Malkhasyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37493429944|
|Data privacy||Ara Khzmalyanemail@example.com||+37495954450|
|Data privacy||Hasmik Movsesyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37491280180|
|Pharmaceutical regulations and taxation||Ara Khzmalyanemail@example.com||+37495954450|
|IT, telecoms and the internet||Ara Khzmalyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37495954450|
|IT, telecoms and the internet||Hasmik Movsesyanemail@example.com||+37491280180|
|International private||Hayk Malkhasyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37493429944|
|International private||Ara Khzmalyanemail@example.com||+37495954450|
|International private||Hasmik Movsesyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37491280180|
|Mining, natural resources and energy||Ara Khzmalyanemail@example.com||+37495954450|
|Food safety, technical regulation and consumer protection||Ara Khzmalyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37495954450|
|Advertising, promotion and labelling||Hasmik Movsesyanemail@example.com||+37491280180|
|Eurasian Union and public international law||Ara Khzmalyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37495954450|
|Human rights||Ara Khzmalyanemail@example.com||+37495954450|
|Banking and finance||Ara Khzmalyanfirstname.lastname@example.org||+37495954450|
|Banking and finance||Hasmik Movsesyanemail@example.com||+37491280180|
|Ara Khzmalyan||Partner. Ara is in charge of the legal advisory of the firm.…||View Profile|