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Justice of the Constitutional Court
Vahe Grigoryan

Was born in the city of Yerevan on 20 April 1975.

EDUCATION

1997 Graduated from the Faculty of Law of Yerevan State University

2010 Graduated from the Master of Human Rights Programme at the University of Nottingham

Has passed professional training

2001 Participated in the training on “Property Law - Transitional Justice” hosted by the Institute of International Development Law (Rome)

2007 Participated in the training programme at the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights in Warsaw

2009 Participated in the training programme at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (Washington DC)

2010 Participated in the training programme at Hertie School of Management (Berlin)

  • 1996-1997
    Served as the Lawyer at the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia
  • 1999-2000
    Worked as the Head of the Collateral Department, afterwards held the position of the Head of Legal Advice Department at “Armimpexbank” CJSC
  • 2001-2005
    Worked as the Legal Advisor and Executive Director to Wright-Law Group LLC
  • 2001-2019
    Enrolled in advocacy/legal advisory activities, judicial representation in domestic courts (three-tier court system and Constitutional Court) and international instances (ECHR and Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe). In various capacities (representative of the applicant, member of the representative group or adviser to the representative) participated in more than 80 trials at the ECHR.
  • 2011-2015
    Provided national and international legal expertise; as a training expert - regularly hosted trainings (organized by the OSCE, the Council of Europe and the European Union) for the lawyers, journalists and judges from Armenia, Central Europe and CIS Member States in respect to the material and procedural case-law of the ECHR
  • 2013-2019
    Served as the Lawyer/Attorney and legal adviser at the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, London
  • 2014-2018
    As an international expert of the Council of Europe (missions and expert activities in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Moldova), provided consultation on judicial-legal reforms for the Council of Europe bodies
  • Since 2016
    Lawyer registered at the International Criminal Court
  • 18 June 2019
    Upon the nomination by the President of the Republic, elected by the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia as the Justice of the Constitutional Court

OTHER INFORMATION

In 1997-1998 Justice Grigoryan served in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia.  
 
Vahe Grigoryan is married and has two children.