BGI Legal top-ranked in Chambers Europe 2019
We are proud to announce that BGI Legal has once again achieved the highest possible rankings in the new list of the best law firms in Europe – the prestigious Chambers Europe 2019.
Top-tier ranked as a firm in both the General Business Law and Dispute Resolution categories the firm has also improved the overall individual rankings of its lawyers.
Solid team with extensive experience in handling a wide spectrum of corporate and commercial matters. Particularly well versed in project finance and boasts an impressive track record in some of the country's biggest energy and infrastructure projects. Noted for its experience in capital markets mandates, frequently assisting with bond issuances and IPOs.
Popular choice for prominent international and local companies, including financial institutions and corporate clients. Assists international law firms with deals relating to Georgia, particularly in regulated sectors.
Excellent team known for acting on high-profile civil and criminal disputes. Serves prominent individuals and corporations, often representing international companies in local litigations. Further capabilities include litigation related to trade mark infringement as well as employment law cases. Also assists with recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards in Georgia.
Lasha Gogiberidze is a standout practitioner best recognised for his expertise in capital markets and project finance. He often acts for international banks and corporates as well as major domestic clients. One source describes him as a "very good, knowledgeable and experienced" lawyer.
Founding partner Zaza Bibilashvili is recognised as one of the leading litigators in the Georgian market, regularly acting on high-profile corporate and commercial disputes. Clients are full of praise, noting his expertise and describing him as an "excellent" practitioner.
According to sources, Unana Gogokhia is an "extremely thorough and very diligent" lawyer and has considerable experience in corporate transactions and capital markets mandates. She often acts for banks and financial institutions on project finance and bond issuances.
Sandro Bibilashvili moves up the rankings this year due to positive market feedback. Interviewees characterise him as a "sharp, thorough and extremely responsive" practitioner. He regularly advises on project finance mandates.
For more information please see: https://chambers.com/profile/organisation/113181?publicationTypeId=7
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."
Zaza Bibilashvili is a highly respected corporate and disputes lawyer with significant practical experience in real estate transactions. Clients note his creativity and availability.
Legal director Unana Gogokhia focuses on financial transactions, and stands out for her experience of capital markets and derivatives. Clients appreciate her ability to "look at the issue very scrupulously and bring up points in the transaction that none of the other parties spotted." Sandro Bibilashvili is increasingly recognised in the market. He is involved in some of the firm's biggest project finance mandates and has recently been active working on energy projects. Counsel Tamara Tevdoradze enters the rankings on the back of positive praise. "She is very reliable, accurate and punctual, thinks in a very logical way and has very strong arguments," a client says