BGI Legal dominates this year’s Legal 500 rankings
The latest edition of the Legal 500 has been published and BGI Legal are delighted to have received a record 27 rankings over 4 practice areas with, once again, no other Georgian firm receiving more firm and individual lawyer rankings.
We are ranked as Tier 1 for all 4 practice areas ranked by Legal 500 in our jurisdiction, namely 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, and Davit Kakoishvili is ranked as a “Rising Star“.
With even more rankings than last year, the new guide demonstrates the market’s recognition of our expanding strength and depth in these areas.
We would like to thank our clients for taking part in the research and for their continued confidence in our firm.
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.
Vastly experienced market-leading firm assisting international and regional clients with all manner of corporate and commercial matters. Particularly well versed in project financing and loan agreements. Clients say: "The lawyers are detail-oriented and are always very helpful... Among the leading firms in Georgia."
Solid team with vast experience of handling a wide spectrum of corporate and commercial as well as financial matters. Particularly well versed in project finance and boasts an impressive track record in some of the country's biggest energy and infrastructure projects. Popular choice for prominent international and local clients, including financial institutions and corporates from an array of industry sectors. Clients are impressed with the team's approach, saying: "The best thing is their coming up with proactive advice and suggesting a structure. They are able to work under pressure and respond immediately." Another client adds: "As soon as we give them a project we don't need to double-check anything." Other typical comments are: "They are a top-tier firm on the market with highly skilled, efficient and solution-oriented lawyers."