Tamar Iremashvili joined BGI Legal as a junior associate in 2021. Her main practice areas include general commercial and corporate law, tax law, property law, litigation and dispute resolution.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Iremashvili worked for another Georgian law firm, where she advised clients on corporate and tax law matters. Her professional experience also includes serving as an in-house counsel for JSC MFI IntelExpress and interning at Legal and Compliance Department of JSC Terabank.
Tamar is a visiting lecturer at Free University of Tbilisi. She is teaching Introduction to Civil Law, Property Law and Comparative Corporate Law courses to LL.B. students. Ms. Iremashvili also coached teams of Free University of Tbilisi in several competitions, including Brown Mosten National Client Consultation Competition.
Ms. Iremashvili holds a Master’s degree (LL.M) in Business Law from Free University of Tbilisi and a Bachelor’s degree (LL.B.) in law from Tbilisi State University.
Ms. Iremashvili is a member of Georgian Bar Association.
Together with her native Georgian, Tamar is fluent in English and Russian languages.
Legal director Unana Gogokhia focuses on financial transactions, and stands out for her experience of capital markets and derivatives. Clients appreciate her ability to "look at the issue very scrupulously and bring up points in the transaction that none of the other parties spotted." Sandro Bibilashvili is increasingly recognised in the market. He is involved in some of the firm's biggest project finance mandates and has recently been active working on energy projects. Counsel Tamara Tevdoradze enters the rankings on the back of positive praise. "She is very reliable, accurate and punctual, thinks in a very logical way and has very strong arguments," a client says
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."
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.