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.
BGI’s Davit Kakoishvili Spoke at the Panel Discussion on the Occasion of the GIAC Arbitration Days 202103 January 2022
BGI’s Davit Kakoishvili Spoke at the Panel Discussion on the Occasion of the GIAC Arbitration Days 2021.
BGI Legal Top Tier rankings in IFLR1000’s 31st Edition 2021/2226 August 2021
We are delighted to announce that BGI Legal has maintained its Tier 1 rankings in the latest edition of IFLR1000. Once again our firm has been top ranked for both practice areas covered by the guide in Georgia - Financial & Corporate and Project Development.
IFLR1000 recognises two BGI Legal lawyers as Women Leaders 202107 May 2021
This recognition underlines not just the dominance of the firm in the jurisdiction but also its commitment to inclusion and diversity and the advancement of women within the firm.
Lasha Gogiberidze, Senior Partner at BGI Legal, said “we are proud to see two female leaders recognized for their outstanding contribution as distinguished and highly respected attorneys. We are privileged to have these illustrious female leaders at the firm.”
According to IFLR1000, the Women Leaders are “the most prominent female lawyers working in the areas of law we research (financial and corporate transactions and contract, licensing and regulatory project work) within their jurisdictions.”
They are noted as an “elite group of lawyers with outstanding reputations within their markets” who have expertise working on complex deals or leadership roles with their firms or their practices or, in some case, both.
For the complete list of honourees, visit Women Leaders.
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.
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."
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.