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The Chairman

The Chairman of the Chamber of Advocates of RA
General information

The second chairman of the Chamber of Advocates is Ara Gagik Zohrabyan who is elected on 14th  September, 2013.

The first Chairman of the Chamber of Advocates was Ruben Aram Sahakyan, who is elected on 4th October, 2005, and who is the incumbent president until 14th September, 2014.

The Chairman is the supreme official of the executive body of the Chamber who should be elected by a secret ballot for a term of 4 years  “but not more than”  two  consecutive terms  from  the members having  at least 10 years of advocacy  practice. The Chairman  represents the Chamber, makes decisions about the issues concerning  Chamber’s  activity, preside the hearings of Chamber’s Meeting  and Board, during  5 days he gives the  subscribed advocate  license and diploma with Chamber imprint and signature, includes  the advocate into advocate’s list. The Chairman assembles the board hearings and general meeting, decides and/or confirms their agendas as well as he can form   advisory and other commissions from the member’s staff  of the Chamber on non-compensatory basis. 

CV database/ Autobiographical data

On 2013 defended the candidate dissertation and got a scientific degree of PhD in Law.

On 2010 participated in the educational project   “ A round  table with the judges of the European Court of Human Rights”.

On 2011 he got a license of advocacy.

On 1999 got a qualification of a lawyer graduating from the faculty of law of “Gladzor” University of Management.

Married, has 3 sons.

 

Activity

From 2012 until September, 2013– lecturer of   the School of advocates of the RA.

From 2012 until  October,2013 -the member of the commission established on 08/02/1012 within the frameworks of memorandum between Police of RA and the Chamber of Advocates of the RA, the  coordinator of the Chamber of Advocates of the RA.

From 2011 till now an expert in the project “Support of legal reforms in the Eastern partnership countries”.

From 2012 until November, 2013 - the coordinator of the scientific analytical centre attached to the board of the Chamber of Advocates of the RA.

From 2005 until August, 2013- The deputy of the Chairman of the Chamber of Advocates, member of the Board.

From 2005 until August, 2013- teaching activity in a number of Armenian universities.

From 2002 till now- The chief director, president in “Zohrabyan and  partners” law group LLC .

From 2000 until 2002 – lawyer in “Zohrabyan and  partners” law group LLC