New Partner Appointment
BGI Legal is delighted to welcome Tamara Tevdoradze to the partnership, underpinning the firm’s commitment to developing and retaining the region’s most talented professionals.
Tamara is a highly skilled attorney with over 22 years’ experience in real estate transactions, secured transactions, employment, telecommunications, as well as general commercial and corporate law. She is one of the few attorneys with extensive practice in personal data protection.
As well as her partnership promotion BGI Legal are very pleased to announce a second milestone for their new Partner – Tamara has just passed her New York State Bar Exam.
Senior Partner, Lasha Gogiberidze, congratulated Tamara Tevdoradze on her advancement.
“Being part of the original team behind the formation of BGI in 2005 Tamara has proven to be an increasingly important member of the team, building her knowledge and nurturing her client base. We look forward to the continued enhancement of her role within the firm,”
Tamara, who had previously been a Legal Director, added: “I am delighted to join the partnership and thank the current partners for their support and trust.”
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
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.
Solid team with vast experience of handling a wide spectrum of corporate and commercial as well as financial matters. Particularly well versed in project finance and boasts an impressive track record in some of the country's biggest energy and infrastructure projects. Popular choice for prominent international and local clients, including financial institutions and corporates from an array of industry sectors. Clients are impressed with the team's approach, saying: "The best thing is their coming up with proactive advice and suggesting a structure. They are able to work under pressure and respond immediately." Another client adds: "As soon as we give them a project we don't need to double-check anything." Other typical comments are: "They are a top-tier firm on the market with highly skilled, efficient and solution-oriented lawyers."