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.
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.”
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.
BGI Legal dominates this year’s Legal 500 rankings21 April 2020
The latest edition of the Legal 500 has been published and BGI Legal are delighted to have received a record 27 rankings
Excellent team known for acting on high-profile and significant mandates. Clients commend the team's expertise, saying: "They are all very solid, have excellent knowledge, are hard-working and give great practical advice." They further praised the service adding that the lawyers are "client-oriented, quite patient and understand the client's internal procedures."
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."
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."