BGI Legal Top Tier rankings in IFLR1000’s 31st Edition 2021/22
We are delighted to announce that BGI Legal has maintained its Tier 1 rankings in the latest edition of IFLR1000. Once again our firm has been top ranked for both practice areas covered by the guide in Georgia - Financial & Corporate and Project Development.
Increasing the number of individual lawyers in the rankings this year, Partner Lasha Gogiberidze wins the coveted Leading Lawyer - Market Leader designation, whilst fellow Partners Sandro Bibilashvili, Zaza Bibilashvili, Unana Gogokhia and Tamara Tevdoradze are all designated Highly Regarded Leading Lawyers.
IFLR1000 carry out months of qualitative research into law firms and lawyers for these annual rankings and it remains the only international legal market research brand focused on ranking law firms and lawyers solely on the basis of financial and corporate transactional work.
A full listing of our firm’s IFLR1000 rankings can be found here.
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."
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."
Lasha Gogiberidze maintains an excellent reputation for his expertise in capital markets and project finance, handling some of the market's most prominent lending transactions. Clients highlight him as an "open-minded" practitioner who "always comes up with a good solution" and provides advice which is "straight to the point and concise." Zaza Bibilashvili has experience of handling some of the biggest mandates in the market, most recently advising on substantial real estate projects. He is also a noted practitioner in the dispute resolution arena.