Our partners and attorneys have been extensively involved in legislative processes both on behalf of clients and individual projects as well as through service on exclusive panels which have worked on various draft pieces of legislation for the Parliament and the Government of Georgia. We have successfully lobbied, on behalf of our major clients, to have several legislative or executive amendments agreed which have been aimed at improving the business environment in Georgia. Our attorneys chair or co-chair a number of legislative committees with international business associations that focus on the improvement of the legislative framework in a number of sectors of economy.
Dividing his practice between general business advice and litigation, Zaza Bibilashvili is one of the leading names in the market. "A top name - you see him all the time," market sources agree. Focusing on banking and finance as well as advising on capital markets matters, Lasha Gogiberidze is a highly acclaimed name in Georgia. "He is one of the best capital markets lawyers in the country," a source says. Clients like his practical approach: "He was very strategic in his advice." Counsel Ekaterina Aleksidze is particularly visible in advising banks. Her other areas of practice include real estate, PPP, commercial and environmental law. Recently made partner Sandro Bibilashvili is noted as an increasingly visible lawyer. He supports his clients on general commercial issues and also assists with contentious matters. - Chambers Global 2015
-Chambers Global 2016
"One of the best in Georgia", BGI Legal`s full-service practice provides "simply excellent" service to leading international or domestic companies and banks, and frequently works alongside international law firms. Founding partners Lasha Gogiberidze ("extremely organised, smart and available") and litigator Zaza Bibilashvili ("excellent" and "very professional") are recommended, as is associate Giorgi Kavlashvili, a regulatory specialist with substantial litigation experience. The team has good depth through director Sandro Bibilashvili, and counsels Tamara Tevdoradze and Ekaterina Aleksidze. - The Legal 500 2014
Zaza Bibilashvili is singled out as one of the best advisers on the local market, offering solid experience in a range of areas, including capital markets. According to one impressed client he is "quick to give attention." With an extensive capital markets deal list under his belt, Lasha Gogiberidze is the first port of call for many international clients. He is "always supportive, helpful and ready to help," confirmed a source. Ekaterina Aleksidze comes highly recommended by interviewees for her work in capital markets, real estate, corporate, employment, IP and banking law.-Chambers Global 2014