Ilir Gaxha

Since June Mr. Gaxha 2013 is working as Head of Legal Department in Commercial Bank (member of BNP Paribas Group) where he also worked from the beginning of 2010 is working as Legal Adviser, providing legal advises, interpreting laws, drafting and interpreting and negotiating commercial contracts / bank product agreements, representing bank in courts including preparing law suits, claims, proposals, motions, criminal charges etc.


Has sound relevant experience in execution of judgments, mortgages, movable collateral, drafting and negotiating contracts as well as commercial and civil law. 2000-2009 held various positions in the UN  Mission in Kosovo culminating to the position of Head of Administration in OKPCC  in which provided effective planning, direction, coordination, and supervision for the  budget and finance, personnel, procurement, logistics and infrastructure departments  subordinated to Administration of the OKPCC, as well as supervised and preserved independence the OKPCC's Internal Audit Officer. 1996-1998 was Administrative Officer in private Company Afri-Commerce in Prishtina; In 2006 certified by Prishtina District Court “Court Translator-Interpreter” Albanian / English and has worked as Legal Interpreter/Translator in EULEX Prosecution during 2009-2010.  In 2011 became a “Mediator” in the Republic of Kosova after being certified and licensed by the Secretariat for Mediation, Ministry of Justice, as well as in 2011 got certified by the USAID SEAD Program for Completion of Training for Arbitration and is admitted as Arbitrator in the ADR Center roster of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosova. Participated in Kosova Case Challenge 2004, Law Moot Court (International Public Law) and in Willem C.Vis 2005, International Commercial Arbitration Moot. Amongst many other additional formal trainings, he attended  International Sales, International Business Transactions, International & Foreign  Legal Research, English for Lawyers - University of Pittsburgh courses in Prishtina;  Public Procurement Procedures & Skills, EU Procurement Rules; Summer School on Legislation for Kosovo - Academy for Legislation, Netherlands; Peacekeeping &  International Conflict Resolution, Logistical Support to UN Peacekeeping Operations,  International Humanitarian Law & Law of Armed Conflict, etc. 


He is a graduate of University of Prishtina School of Law and is attended LLM program in University of Prishtina School of Law in “Contracts and Commercial Law” where completed all exams, master thesis to be determined and completed.  


Mother tongue Albanian, fluent in English & Serbo-Croatian, basic knowledge of German & Dutch.


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