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Ani Khojelani

Ani Khojelani is a Senior Associate at BGI Legal. Her practice areas include commercial, administrative, criminal and human rights law.

Ani’s key work highlights:

  • Advised the former Prime Minister of Georgia, as well as other members of the former government of Georgia, in disputes before the European Court of Human Rights.
  • Represented the former President of Georgia before Interpol in the proceedings initiated by the Georgian prosecutor’s office which ended in Interpol refusing to issue a red notice for the ex-president.
  • Advised multinational companies and commercial banks before national investigation authorities and courts of Georgia on issues related to cybercrime and fraudulent money transfer.
  • Due diligence for the largest multi-jurisdictional M&A deals in Georgia’s recent history in energy, financial and beverage industries.
  • Advised big tech companies in matters related to the provision of services on the local market, protection of IP, and identification and destruction of counterfeit goods.
  • Advised a client in a dispute concerning the sale of the assets and business of one of the largest export companies in Georgia;
  • Advised a client in a dispute concerning the unlawful reclassification of the designation of private property by the administrative authority.
  • Advised a client in a dispute concerning matters under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

Ani has graduated from the Free University of Tbilisi (LL.B) and KU Leuven (LL.M)  with great distinction. She is a member of the Georgian Bar Association and is admitted to practice civil, administrative and criminal law in Georgia.

Together with Georgian, Ani speaks English and Russian languages.

 

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.

Chambers Global - 2017

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."

Chambers Global - 2016

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."

Chambers Europe - 2017