BGI Legal retains “Top Tier” status in EMEA Legal 500 202212 April 2022
In the latest Legal 500 rankings, BGI Legal has once again been recognised as a Tier 1 law firm in all four areas researched by the Guide in Georgia, namely in Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, and Real Estate & Construction.
BGI Legal sees highest number of rankings in Chambers Europe 202222 March 2022
The 2022 edition of the Chambers Europe rankings have been released and we are delighted with the results of the latest round of research.
BGI Legal excels with Band 1 ranking in Chambers Global 202218 February 2022
We are delighted to announce that our firm has once again retained its top tier (Band 1) ranking in the new Chambers directory.
With four partners also winning senior rankings we have more individually ranked Chambers Global lawyers holding top Bands 1-3 rankings than any other Georgian firm.
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.
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.
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.