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BGI Legal Dominates EMEA Legal 500 2021 with Tier 1 rankings

Once again BGI Legal has been ranked Tier 1 in all four core practice areas covered by the EMEA Legal 500 rankings in Georgia.

Alone amongst local firms BGI was specifically ranked Tier 1 in Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, and Real Estate & Construction.

Lasha Gogiberidze, Zaza Bibilashvili and Sandro Bibilashvili are all included in the elite “Leading Individuals” list.

Unana Gogokhia, George Sarajishvili and Sandro Bibilashvili are further recognized in the “Next Generation Partners” category whilst Davit Kakoishvili and Ekaterina Aleksidze are ranked as “Rising Stars.”  

All in all, seven BGI lawyers have therefore secured a senior ranking in Legal 500 which is more than any other Georgian law firm.

The Legal 500 series provides a qualitative assessment of work conducted over the last 12 months, experience and depth of teams as well as input from 300,000 clients globally from whom the researchers obtain feedback on which law firms meet the criteria required by today’s in-house counsel and business leaders. 

All of this is used to benchmark each law firm against competitors in the practice area in question.

We would like to thank our clients for taking part in the research and for their confidence in and commitment to BGI Legal.

For further information please see: https://www.legal500.com/c/georgia/

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."

Chambers Europe - 2017

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 500 - 2017

The four-partner team at BGI Legal provides a ‘responsive, proactive and solution-oriented service to a wide range of international corporates both directly and on a referral basis from major international law firms; it has built a strong reputation acting for investors and lenders on many of the country s largest projects. The ‘excellent Lasha Gogiberidze has led the team s work in several major energy mandates, including advising an Asian investor on a hydropower project. Gogiberidze is also regularly involved in financing work, including inter-bank lending, regulatory lending (to comply with capital adequacy requirements) and capital markets work, where Unana Gogokhia is also establishing a strong reputation.

Legal 500 - 2016