BGI Legal leads the rankings in new IFLR1000 results02 October 2020
Every year IFLR (International Financial Law Review) ranks the world's best law firms and in the newly released 2021 rankings BGI Legal has maintained its status as Tier 1 for both practice areas covered by the guide in Georgia - Financial & Corporate and Project Development.Read more
BGI wins landmark case representing ADB28 July 2020
BGI has achieved another milestone while representing the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Holding that ADB was immune from legal process, Tbilisi Court of Appeals upheld an earlier ruling of the lower court and terminated proceedings against this international organization. Partner Sandro Bibilshvili and Senior Associate Davit Kakoishvili argued on behalf of ADB.Read more
BGI Partner is the only lawyer from Georgia to be ranked in IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 202019 June 2020
Congratulations to BGI Partner Unana Gogokhia who has been named in the latest edition of IFLR1000 Women Leaders placing her according to IFLR among “the leading female transactional lawyers in the world,” who have “impressive track records,” and “are consistently recommended by clients and peers for the quality of their advice and service.”Read more
BGI advises TEPCO in acquisition of stake in Georgian HPP30 April 2020
BGI has acted for Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Japanese energy giant, in one of the most significant M&A deals in Georgia in recent months.Read more
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."
BGI is one of Georgia's leading firms in all areas of corporate law and in energy and infrastructure has acted on key projects in the oil and gas, energy, transport infrastructure areas. Previous comments have included: "Very good law firm for this jurisdiction...very knowledgeable, they get the job done on time and on budget...they are very professional and good lawyers". Thanks for universal praise from competitors and clients alike, BGI sits comfortably in the top tier... BGI is client-focused and solution-oriented... [with] excellent local counsel, not just for Georgian standards, but by international standards... [A major international client says:] "In terms of local law firms... I have a strong preference for BGI."