Jirayr Habibian


IT Law, Sports Law, Banking Law, Contract Law, Cross-border Transactions, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Sanctions, Consumer Law, Competition Law


LL.M, Saint Joseph University of Lebanon
LL.M, Montpellier University

Overview of professional experience

🔷 In 2019, he co-founded Luyser CJSC, a company specializing in residential and commercial development, construction, and property management. Jirayr Habibian is the Managing Partner of Matouk Bassiouny’s UAE Offices. He brings with him a wealth of experience working in the fields of corporate finance, trade finance, M&A transactions and capital markets across multiple jurisdictions including the UAE, Lebanon, Armenia, Egypt, Türkiye and Jordan.

🔷 Jirayr is a Founding and Board Member of ICC National Committee Armenia and has been appointed as a Member of the Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. He acted as Senior Legal Counsel to the undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department where he was responsible for establishing and running the Court of Arbitration of Sport, Alternate Hearing Centre in Abu Dhabi through 2019 in addition to drafting the UAE law on Sports Arbitration, drafted in conjunction with the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the UAE Federal National Council.