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Education CV

PhD Candidate in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge (Sidney Sussex) (2018-2021)

Master of Law (LL.M.), Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge (Clare Hall) (2014-2015)

Master of Law (LL.M.) (one academic year), College of Humanities & Social Sciences, American University of Armenia (AUA) (2013-2014)

Bachelor of Law (LL.B.), Faculty of Law, Yerevan State University (YSU) (2009-2013)

Diploma from the School of Advocates of The Republic of Armenia (Civil Law and Civil Procedure specialisation) (2016-2018)

Advocate (Barrister) of The Chamber of Advocates of The Republic of Armenia (2018) 

AWARDS and SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Hogan Lovells PhD Studentship in English Private Law (merit-based award) (Cambridge PhD)
  • Armenian Bar Association | Vicken I. Simonian Memorial Scholarship (Cambridge PhD)
  • Armenian International Women's Association Scholarship (Cambridge PhD)
  • Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust (Cambridge LL.M.)
  • Luys Foundation Scholarship of The President of The Republic of Armenia (Cambridge LL.M.)
  • Pegasus Trust Scholarship of The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (Cambridge LL.M.)
  • Clare Hall Scholarship, University of Cambridge (Cambridge LL.M.)
  • Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation Scholarship (Cambridge LL.M.)
  • Armenian General Benevolent Union Scholarship (Cambridge LL.M.)
  • Soroptimist International of Europe Scholarship (Cambridge LL.M.)
  • AUA Scholarship for Academic Excellence (AUA LL.M.)
  • Vartkess Balian Award AUA LL.M. Nominee (AUA LL.M.)
  • Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Armenia Full Scholarship for Academic Excellence (reselected 2009-2013) (YSU LL.B.)
  • Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Armenia Stipend for Academic Excellence (reselected 2009-2013) (YSU LL.B.)

ACADEMIC and TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 

  • European Commission (EU), Directorate‑General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA), Capital Markets Union, "Analysis of Individual and Collective Loan Enforcement Laws in the EU Member States" report (2019). Research Assistant to Dr Felix Steffek (University of Cambridge). Provision of legal research assistance and leximetric data coding.
  • Visiting Academic Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (MPI) (Hamburg) (2019) 
  • LL.M. Corporate Finance Law (Debt Finance), Graduate Teaching Assistant (2019-2020), Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
  • BA Tripos Law, Company Law (Part II), Supervisor (2019-2020), Sidney Sussex college, University of Cambridge
  • LL.M. Corporate Finance Law (Debt Finance), Graduate Teaching Assistant (2018-2019), Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
  • Cambridge Immerse Education, Law Tutor (2019)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Legal Counsel, ZCMC CJSC/CRONIMET GRUPPE (2015-2018)
  • Legal Researcher (volunteer), International Bar Association, Legal Policy & Research Unit (LPRU) (2017)
  • Pegasus Scholar/Lawyer, South Square chambers, The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn (2015)
  • Pegasus Scholar/Lawyer, No5 Chambers (London), The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (2015)
  • Pegasus Scholar/Lawyer, 11KBW chambers, The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (2015)
  • Junior Associate, Harutiunian & Partners Law Firm LLC (2012-2014)
  • Legal Assistant, Harutiunian & Partners Law Firm LLC (2011-2012)
  • Legal Intern, Harutiunian & Partners Law Firm LLC (2010-2011)

BAR ADMISSIONS and MEMBERSHIPS

  • Licensed Barrister (Advocate) of the Chamber of Advocates of the Republic of Armenia
  • Benjamin Franklin Alumna of the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship
  • Soroptimist International of Europe (Yerevan)
  • U.S. Alumni Association of Armenia

GRANTS:

  • Youth in Charge Civic Engagement Seminar, Wake Forest University, North Carolina, Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship
  • Young European Peers (Berlin, Germany), Youth in Action Programme, The European Commission, European Union (joint grant with other co-founders)
  • Young European Peers (Brussels, Belgium), Youth in Action Programme, The European Commission, European Union (joint grant with other co-founders)

OTHER EXPERIENCE:

  • Pegasus Scholar, The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (Pegasus Trust founded by Lord Goff)
  • Co-founder, Organiser, Teacher, Young European Peers, Youth in Action Programme, The European Commission, European Union
  • Benjamin Franklin Scholar, Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship, The United States Department of State (DOS) (Wake Forest University)

 

Fields of research

Corporate Finance Law

Banking and Debt Finance Law

International Financial Law

Law and Economics

Transactional Law

Comparative Corporate Law

Contract Law

English Private Law

 

"Material Adverse Change Doctrine in the English Law of Debt Finance: Economic Analysis of Law"

Supervisors

Supervisor: Dr Felix Steffek

Adviser: Dr Marc Moore

 

 

Examiners

First-year examiners:

Professor Simon Deakin

Dr Marc Moore

Start Date

Oct 2018

End date

Sep 2021

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