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Tatevik Matinyan Head of Public Administration Practice

Education: Tatevik Matinyan graduated from “Mkhitar–Gosh” Armenian-Russian International University (Department of jurisprudence) with Honorary Distinction in 2005, got a master degree from “Mkhitar–Gosh” in 2012. Within the frames of Undergraduate Exchange Program conducted by IREX and founded by the US State Department she studied in University of Nebraska at Kearney, College of Science and Art, USA in the Field of Studies Criminal Justice (2003-2004). Tatevik took English language professional course in “American University” Washington D.C., USA in 2003.

Professional trainings, memberships and publications: Since 2010 she is a member of the Chamber of Advocates of the Republic of Armenia; since 2009 is the founding member and the chairperson of the board of “Center for Strategic Litigations” human rights NGO; founding member of “Youth Center for Democratic Initiatives” NGO, member of “Youth Human Rights Movement” Russia. Tatevik is authored and co-authored of number of books in the field of criminal law, human rights comparative analyzes, constitutional law.

She is a freelance expert and human right specialist, collaborating with different non-governmental organizations and conducting thematic researches, drafting laws, writing peer reviews, developing analytical and comparative researches, conducting seminars and trainings. Recently became the expert of the Venice Commission and conducted training on strategic litigations during meetings at the Council of Europe.

Tatevik has participated in several professional trainings and conferences in France, Poland, Germany, Georgia, Moldova, USA.

Practice Area: Litigation, Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Civil Law and Procedure, Criminal Law and Procedure, Administrative Law and Procedure, Labor Law.

Languages: Armenian, English, Russian.

E-mail: tatev.matinyan@ell.am

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