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Proud contributors to a United Nations report on the right to a healthy environment

BGI Legal is proud to have been part of the report on good practices relating to the recognition and implementation of the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment provided by Mr. David R. Boyd, the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment, to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday 2 March 2020.

The report involved a global mapping survey to determine which jurisdictions around the world recognize a human right to a healthy environment in their domestic law.

Dr. Boyd concluded that this right is now recognized in law by more than 80 per cent (156 out of 193) of member states.

The contribution by BGI Legal on the constitution and laws of Georgia to this global project was appreciated as significant and invaluable.

A copy of the report and supporting annexes can be found at: 

https://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Environment/SREnvironment/Pages/Annualreports.aspx

Zaza Bibilashvili is a highly respected corporate and disputes lawyer with significant practical experience in real estate transactions. Clients note his creativity and availability.

Chambers Global - 2018

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."

Chambers Europe - 2016

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.

Legal 500 - 2016