BGI at a glance
BGI Legal is one of the largest full-service law firms in Georgia and our team prides itself on being its legal market leader for the last 20 years. With an unparalleled track record of involvement in nearly every major transaction in Georgia, the combined value of deals handled by the members of the firm surpasses tens of billions of dollars.
Our combined experience as recognised market leaders puts us in a unique position to assist clients as we effectively synergise international experience with the peculiarities of local law practice.
We represent major foreign investors and lending institutions, national companies, joint ventures, diplomatic missions and international organisations. Our practice offers unparalleled diversity and breadth in its ability to guide clients in the increasingly sophisticated environment of Georgia`s fast-paced economic and legal development.
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.
The four-partner team at BGI Legal provides a ‘responsive, proactive and solution-oriented service to a wide range of international corporates both directly and on a referral basis from major international law firms; it has built a strong reputation acting for investors and lenders on many of the country s largest projects. The ‘excellent Lasha Gogiberidze has led the team s work in several major energy mandates, including advising an Asian investor on a hydropower project. Gogiberidze is also regularly involved in financing work, including inter-bank lending, regulatory lending (to comply with capital adequacy requirements) and capital markets work, where Unana Gogokhia is also establishing a strong reputation.
Zaza Bibilashvili is a highly respected corporate and disputes lawyer with significant practical experience in real estate transactions. Clients note his creativity and availability.