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BGI Legal Signed MOU with Free University

BGI is pleased to announce that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Free University, Georgia’s leading private university founded by the late Kakha Bendukidze.

The MoU aims to provide internship and career opportunities to students and graduates of the University’s law school.  BGI will also support the University in developing its undergraduate and postgraduate law programs to keep pace of the ever-evolving needs of the legal industry.

BGI is Georgia’s leading independent full-service law firm, top ranked in every category by every international legal directory that covers our region. Free University of Tbilisi has been the leading Georgian university since its founding 12 years ago, attracting top students from all around Georgia to its undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Synergy of the two recognized leaders of their respective fields should greatly benefit the next generation of lawyers.

 

A leading figure in capital markets and M&A, Lasha Gogiberidze has an enviable track record of acting on the market's highlight deals, primarily advising banks, including international developmental institutions. He wins praise for his responsiveness and is described as "very client-focused and understanding of our needs."

 

Chambers Global - 2018

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

Zaza Bibilashvili is able to suggest winning strategies and is active across a range of contentious and non-contentious work, including real estate and intellectual property matters. Previous comments include: BGI Legal fields ‘a team of true professionals with good knowledge of law and a proper understanding of business needs`. It provides full-service support to leading multinational and Georgian clients, handling general legal matters alongside more complex financing, M&A, dispute resolution and capital markets mandates.

Legal 500 - 2016