Armela serves as an arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina. She is also the co-founder of the Association ARBITRI, established in 2013, committed to making Bosnia and Herzegovina an attractive destination for foreign investors by improving the country’s arbitration framework. She designed and delivered several trainings for in-house counsels, practitioners and judges on commercial arbitration and commercial mediation. As a member of the Association’s management team, she works with the private and public sector to identify their relevant challenges in practice.
She worked with the Commercial Law Development Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce (CLDP) and the Center for Education of Judges and Prosecutors of Federation of BiH in 2015. She organized and delivered a workshop for judges on international commercial arbitration. She also cooperated with the High Judicial and Prosecutors Council in BiH (HJPC) in 2015 to gain access to arbitration-related case law of courts in BiH. The project resulted in a report Analysis of the Arbitration Relates Court Practice (2016) providing an in-depth analysis of judgments and decisions made in arbitration-related court disputes.
She also served as a member of a working group in the project Strategy for development of the ADR system implemented by the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina, supported by the EU. Currently she is engaged as an official arbitration trainer for the Judicial Training Center of Federation BiH and Republika Srpska.