Our Associate Tekla Khundadze earns her LL.M. degree with distinction
We are delighted to announce that our associate Tekla Khundadze, who was on academic leave for the past year, has graduated from Central European University, earning her LL.M. degree with distinction. Having specialized in Global Business Law and Regulation, Tekla finished No.1 in her class, with the highest GPA, and was honored with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award.
“Clients and colleagues are thrilled to have Tekla back with BGI and look forward to having her rejoin the team actively, further reinforcing our leading presence on Georgian legal services market,“ - says Giorgi Sarajishvili, BGI partner.
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.
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."
BGI Legal is ‘exceptional' in M&A, financing and real estate, and is especially prominent in the energy sector. Lasha Gogiberidze, whom clients regard as ‘the top lawyer in Georgia for banking, finance and capital markets transactions', and Sandro Bibilashvili handled a number of innovative regional energy projects and joint ventures, such as the Adjaristsqali hydropower project.