BGI Legal leads the rankings in new IFLR1000 results02 October 2020
Every year IFLR (International Financial Law Review) ranks the world's best law firms and in the newly released 2021 rankings BGI Legal has maintained its status as Tier 1 for both practice areas covered by the guide in Georgia - Financial & Corporate and Project Development.Read more
BGI wins landmark case representing ADB28 July 2020
BGI has achieved another milestone while representing the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Holding that ADB was immune from legal process, Tbilisi Court of Appeals upheld an earlier ruling of the lower court and terminated proceedings against this international organization. Partner Sandro Bibilshvili and Senior Associate Davit Kakoishvili argued on behalf of ADB.Read more
BGI Partner is the only lawyer from Georgia to be ranked in IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 202019 June 2020
Congratulations to BGI Partner Unana Gogokhia who has been named in the latest edition of IFLR1000 Women Leaders placing her according to IFLR among “the leading female transactional lawyers in the world,” who have “impressive track records,” and “are consistently recommended by clients and peers for the quality of their advice and service.”Read more
BGI advises TEPCO in acquisition of stake in Georgian HPP30 April 2020
BGI has acted for Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Japanese energy giant, in one of the most significant M&A deals in Georgia in recent months.Read more
Legal director Unana Gogokhia focuses on financial transactions, and stands out for her experience of capital markets and derivatives. Clients appreciate her ability to "look at the issue very scrupulously and bring up points in the transaction that none of the other parties spotted." Sandro Bibilashvili is increasingly recognised in the market. He is involved in some of the firm's biggest project finance mandates and has recently been active working on energy projects. Counsel Tamara Tevdoradze enters the rankings on the back of positive praise. "She is very reliable, accurate and punctual, thinks in a very logical way and has very strong arguments," a client says
BGI is one of Georgia's leading firms in all areas of corporate law and in energy and infrastructure has acted on key projects in the oil and gas, energy, transport infrastructure areas. Previous comments have included: "Very good law firm for this jurisdiction...very knowledgeable, they get the job done on time and on budget...they are very professional and good lawyers". Thanks for universal praise from competitors and clients alike, BGI sits comfortably in the top tier... BGI is client-focused and solution-oriented... [with] excellent local counsel, not just for Georgian standards, but by international standards... [A major international client says:] "In terms of local law firms... I have a strong preference for BGI."
Zaza Bibilashvili is able to suggest winning strategies and is active across a range of contentious and non-contentious work, including real estate and intellectual property matters. Previous comments include: BGI Legal fields ‘a team of true professionals with good knowledge of law and a proper understanding of business needs`. It provides full-service support to leading multinational and Georgian clients, handling general legal matters alongside more complex financing, M&A, dispute resolution and capital markets mandates.