BGI wins another landmark case, on behalf of confectionery giant Ferrero31 December 2018
BGI has recently achieved another landmark success, enabling international confectionery giant Ferrero to register a geographical indication as a trademark. Georgian Trademark Office has upheld BGI's arguments that the geographical indication can be registered as a trademarkRead more
Lasha Gogiberidze re-elected to AmCham board for another two year term04 December 2018
BGI is happy to announce that its Senior Partner, Lasha Gogiberidze, has been elected for another two year term on the board of directors of American Chamber of Commence in Georgia.Read more
BGI's Tamar Morchiladze co-authors the Guide on Arbitration21 November 2018
Our associate Tamar Morchiladze has co-authored a Guide on Arbitration for Judges of the Courts of Appeal in Georgia. The Guide covers all matters that fall within the competence of the Courts of Appeal under the Law of Georgia on Arbitration and includes an overview of local, as well as international case law. The Guide was prepared by Arbitration Initiative Georgia (AIG), a non-profit organization that aims to raise awareness of alternative methods of dispute resolution in Georgia, with the support of the European Union and United Nations Development Programme. The Guide may be accessed here.Read more
Excellent team known for acting on high-profile and significant mandates. Clients commend the team's expertise, saying: "They are all very solid, have excellent knowledge, are hard-working and give great practical advice." They further praised the service adding that the lawyers are "client-oriented, quite patient and understand the client's internal procedures."
BGI Legal is ‘exceptional' in M&A, financing and real estate, and is especially prominent in the energy sector. Lasha Gogiberidze, whom clients regard as ‘the top lawyer in Georgia for banking, finance and capital markets transactions', and Sandro Bibilashvili handled a number of innovative regional energy projects and joint ventures, such as the Adjaristsqali hydropower project.
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