Armando Bode is an Associate at Boga & Associates, which he joined in 2015. He assists foreign investors (including Fortune 500 companies) on various business law aspects, including corporate, compliance and regulatory implications. Armando is also a licensed Trademark Attorney and regularly advises clients operating in technology, fashion and food industries in IP, IT and data protection law assignments.
In addition to his client-related work, Armando is continuously publishing for various law journals and magazines within his areas of expertise and also assists different business associations with pro bono advice.
Armando holds a Bachelor of Laws (2014) and a Master of Science in Public Law (2016) from the University of Tirana.
In addition to Albanian, he speaks fluent English and Italian.
Boga & Associates, established in 1994, has emerged as one of the premiere law firms in Albania, earning a reputation for providing the highest quality legal services to its clients. The practice maintains its commitment to quality through the skills and determination of a team of attorneys and other professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. The extensive foreign language capabilities of the team help to ensure that its international clientele have easy access to the expanding Albanian business environment.
Boga & Associates represents a broad spectrum of high-profile clients, including financial institutions, airlines, industrial complexes, mining and petroleum concerns, non-profit organizations, embassies, public utilities, commercial companies, international and governmental agencies. The firm has also an outstanding litigation practice, representing clients on all levels of Albanian courts. This same know-how and experience has been drawn upon by the Legislature in the drafting of new laws and regulations.
The firm offers to its clients all the legal, tax and accounting services required to conduct business in Albania. Over the years the firm has advised in the areas of privatization of national resources and enterprises, concessions, real estate transactions, setting up businesses, credit facilities and custom and tax issues, all with a keen sensitivity to the rapid changes in the Albanian business environment.
Boga & Associates serves as World Bank’s local partner on yearly publication of Doing Business that benchmarks Albanian’s business regulation. The firm is also an exclusive contributor for Albania to International Law Office, a global source of analysis and legal developments to lawyers worldwide, and a correspondent of International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) that operates on authoritative expertise on cross-border taxation.