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Sokol Hazizaj

ANTTARC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sokol Hazizaj

Tiranë

Mr. Hazizaj is one of most prominent lawyers in Albania, also active in the field of legal reforms. He is the author of numerous articles on legal reform in Albania, Legal Index of the Elections’ Code of the Republic of Albania, Index of the Family Code, etc.

Since 2005, he manages the Hazizaj Law Firm. During 2004-2005, he has been the Director of the Cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister of Albania. During 2001-2004, he has served as the Deputy Minister of Justice and General Director of Prisons of Albania. During 2003-2004, he has been the Legal Advisor at the Parliamentary Commission for changes in the Electoral Code.  Mr. Hazizaj has extensive experience in the legislative field. During 1997-2201, he has been Member of the Parliament of Albania. During this period, he has been the Secretary of the Laws’ and Constitutional Issues’ Committee and Member of the Stability Pact Committee and organizer of the respective Security Table. Mr. Hazizaj is Member of several bodies including the Chamber of Attorneys of Tirana, the Founding Board of “New Politicians” foundation, the Board of the “Political and Economic Studies” foundation, etc.

Mr. Hazizaj is in the process of earning the PhD from the University of Tirana. He has graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Tirana (1996-2000) and the Faculty of Political and Judicial Sciences, University of Tirana (1983-1987).