BGI Legal celebrates record year in the 2023 Legal 500 EMEA Guide
We are pleased to rerport our most successful Legal 500 results to date as BGI Legal is recognised for a record number of top tier rankings and recommended lawyers.
The firm retains its Tier 1 law firm status in all four areas researched by the Guide in Georgia, namely in Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate & M&A, Dispute Resolution, and Real Estate & Construction.
In addition, Senior Partners Lasha Gogiberidze and Zaza Bibilashvili as well as Partners, Sandro Bibilashvili and Unana Gogokhia are all included in the elite “Leading Individuals” lists.
Legal 500 bases their annual rankings on objective research into experience, client feedback and peer reviews. We are very grateful to our clients for their co-operation in this research. Some quotes from our clients:
‘BGI Legal is the legal counsel we can rely on. Most importantly, they can undertake a variety of tasks – they are very flexible and put a lot of effort into complying with our requests and pinpointing the important details.’
‘In two years of operating in Georgia we have obtained legal services in corporate and M&A matters from a few local firms. BGI stands out for effectively providing high quality legal services, demonstrating compliance with methods, and business ethics comparable to its peers in Europe and North America.’
‘What I like the most at BGI is that I am always certain that the case is studied in full detail and taken very seriously. During the court proceedings, they are very competitive. I fully trust them to lead the case. At BGI you don’t have false expectations.’
‘The BGI Legal team was very knowledgeable about local customs and practices, providing strong commercial and legal advice. They were very familiar with international arbitration and responsive to work with.’
To see all our rankings and read quotes from our clients, please visit our profile on the Legal 500 website.
"One of the leading firms in Georgia adept at both finance and corporate work". Client feedback: "Very good law firm for this jurisdiction. Strong knowledge." - Banking and finance, Restructuring and insolvency. Of Lasha Gogiberidze: "Good communication skills, responsive." Previous comments have included: "BGI Legal is one of the leading firms in Georgia adept at both finance and corporate work...Very good law firm for this jurisdiction...very knowledgeable, they get the job done on time and on budget". Lasha Gogiberidze is described as "prompt and quick to point out problems and pitfalls".
Lasha Gogiberidze maintains an excellent reputation for his expertise in capital markets and project finance, handling some of the market's most prominent lending transactions. Clients highlight him as an "open-minded" practitioner who "always comes up with a good solution" and provides advice which is "straight to the point and concise." Zaza Bibilashvili has experience of handling some of the biggest mandates in the market, most recently advising on substantial real estate projects. He is also a noted practitioner in the dispute resolution arena.