BGI Legal gains exceptional rankings in Chambers Europe 2023
BGI Legal continues to earn exceptional rankings as one of the leading law firms practising in Europe in the latest edition of Chambers Europe.
The firm once again wins the top ranking in the General Business Law category whilst in the individual lawyer rankings Senior Partner Lasha Gogiberidze is again Band 1 ranked. Also winning a Band 1 ranking is Partner Unana Gogokhia who “climbs to the top tier this year as a result of exceptional market support.”
Chambers Europe rankings cover 52 jurisdictions and are based on thousands of interviews with lawyers, clients and industry leaders, with the most weight assigned to client feedback. The final rankings consider a lawyer's legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, commitment and other qualities that clients consider valuable.
This recognition follows close on the heels of our practice being top ranked in the Chambers Global Directory. No other law firm based in Georgia has more top-level rankings than BGI Legal.
We would like to thank our clients and peers for their generous feedback and support, and of course, to congratulate all our team members for their exceptional work.
View full results for 2023 as well as Chambers editorial commentary and selected client feedback on the Chambers & Partners website.
Zaza Bibilashvili is a well-known and highly regarded figure in the Georgian legal market. One of the founding partners of the firm, he oversees projects and is a key contact for clients. Lasha Gogiberidze has been called "one of the leading lawyers in Georgia" and "a central person not just in capital markets, but in the legal market in general." Considered an expert in capital markets and project finance work, particularly in the energy sphere, he is highly respected by his peers, who say: "He`s among the top lawyers who shaped the legal market."
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."