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
Congratulations to BGI Legal Partners Unana Gogokhia and Tamara Tevdoradze for being recognized in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021. The guide was published on May 5, 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.
New Partner Appointment22 April 2021
BGI Legal is delighted to welcome Tamara Tevdoradze to the partnership, underpinning the firm’s commitment to developing and retaining the region’s most talented professionals.
Tamara is a highly skilled attorney with over 22 years’ experience in real estate transactions, secured transactions, employment, telecommunications, as well as general commercial and corporate law. She is one of the few attorneys with extensive practice in personal data protection.
As well as her partnership promotion BGI Legal are very pleased to announce a second milestone for their new Partner – Tamara has just passed her New York State Bar Exam.
Senior Partner, Lasha Gogiberidze, congratulated Tamara Tevdoradze on her advancement.
“Being part of the original team behind the formation of BGI in 2005 Tamara has proven to be an increasingly important member of the team, building her knowledge and nurturing her client base. We look forward to the continued enhancement of her role within the firm,”
Tamara, who had previously been a Legal Director, added: “I am delighted to join the partnership and thank the current partners for their support and trust.”
BGI Legal Dominates EMEA Legal 500 2021 with Tier 1 rankings16 April 2021
Once again BGI Legal has been ranked Tier 1 in all four core practice areas covered by the EMEA Legal 500 rankings in Georgia.
Alone amongst local firms BGI was specifically ranked Tier 1 in Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, and Real Estate & Construction.
Vastly experienced market-leading firm assisting international and regional clients with all manner of corporate and commercial matters. Particularly well versed in project financing and loan agreements. Clients say: "The lawyers are detail-oriented and are always very helpful... Among the leading firms in Georgia."
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."
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.