Zaza Bibilashvili Re-elected to the Executive Board of ICC Georgia30 November 2020
BGI is delighted to announce the re-election of its Senior Partner, Zaza Bibilashvili, to serve his fourth term on the Executive Board of ICC Georgia.Read more
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
Zaza Bibilashvili is a well-known and highly regarded figure in the Georgian legal market. One of the founding partners of the firm, he oversees projects and is a key contact for clients. Lasha Gogiberidze has been called "one of the leading lawyers in Georgia" and "a central person not just in capital markets, but in the legal market in general." Considered an expert in capital markets and project finance work, particularly in the energy sphere, he is highly respected by his peers, who say: "He`s among the top lawyers who shaped the legal market."
The four-partner team at BGI Legal provides a ‘responsive, proactive and solution-oriented service to a wide range of international corporates both directly and on a referral basis from major international law firms; it has built a strong reputation acting for investors and lenders on many of the country s largest projects. The ‘excellent Lasha Gogiberidze has led the team s work in several major energy mandates, including advising an Asian investor on a hydropower project. Gogiberidze is also regularly involved in financing work, including inter-bank lending, regulatory lending (to comply with capital adequacy requirements) and capital markets work, where Unana Gogokhia is also establishing a strong reputation.
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."