BGI Partner Spoke at the Webinar on the Occasion of the GIAC Arbitration Days 2020
Partner Sandro Bibilashvili spoke on the webinar “How to Work Effectively with Local Counsel, In-House Counsel, Fact Witnesses and Experts”. The joint webinar was organized by Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration) in collaboration with the Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC) on the occasion of the GIAC Arbitration Days 2020. The webinar attracted more than sixty attendees, including young practitioners and students. Sandro shared the panel with Laurie Achtouk-Spivak (Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb, Paris) and Anna Kozmenko (Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer, Zurich) and spoke about productive cooperation between international and local counsel.
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