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General Business Law — Georgia


BGI Legal - General Business Law Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

A leading figure in capital markets and M&A, Lasha Gogiberidze has an enviable track record of acting on the market's highlight deals, primarily advising banks, including international developmental institutions. He wins praise for his responsiveness and is described as "very client-focused and understanding of our needs."

Zaza Bibilashvili is a highly respected corporate and disputes lawyer with significant practical experience in real estate transactions. Clients note his creativity and availability.

Sandro Bibilashvili has a wide-ranging practice, encompassing transactional as well as litigious matters.

Unana Gogokhia divides her time between corporate and financing mandates, advising on bond issuance as well as transactions. Her clients include local and international banks. Sources commend her pragmatic approach as well as for "getting back to you very quickly and making herself available."

Tamara Tevdoradze is an up-and-coming corporate lawyer active in the firm's key instructions. "She has a unique ability to drive towards an understanding of the business issues first, then to craft the legal strategy around those issues," a client reports.

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BLC Law Office - General Business Law Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Eminent practitioner Alexander Bolkvadze is renowned for his vast experience in business, public and financial law. Clients recommend him for his "responsiveness and provision of alternative solutions to legal problems."

Ketti Kvartskhava is a top-ranked dispute resolution and transactional lawyer who leads on the firm's key instructions. She also assists with financing and tax issues. "With her broad vision and intelligent approach to cases, I believe that she can find a solution to every case," a client says, while another source describes her as "very open-minded."

Senior associate Tamta Ivanishvili divides her time between commercial and dispute resolution matters. Clients describe her as "very hard-working."

Giorgi Batlidze is one of the best-recognised names in the market in terms of energy law expertise. He also assists with litigious issues and general transactional instructions. "He's eager to jump in," a client says, adding: "He has very good communication skills and is very responsive."

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Dentons Georgia - General Business Law Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Ted Jonas is a US-qualified lawyer and frequently advises foreign investors on energy and infrastructure projects.

Avto Svanidze is a well-regarded corporate lawyer assisting with high-value transactions as well as general commercial matters. His clients include large banks as well as significant local and international companies. He is dual-qualified in Georgia and England.

Otar Kipshidze divides his time between corporate and dispute resolution matters. He has practical experience of handling large infrastructure projects, including related disputes.

Mariam Vashakidze joined the firm from BLB in January 2018. She is a corporate lawyer advising on a variety of matters.

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Business Legal Bureau - General Business Law Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Kakha Sharabidze is a top-tier corporate lawyer, handling complex, high-profile transactions relating to joint ventures, privatisation and secured loans. He acts on local and cross-border cases and is admired by market commentators for his broad expertise in business law.

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Dechert LLP - General Business Law Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Nicola Mariani is well versed in matters affecting foreign investors in the Georgian market. He handles complex local and multi-jurisdictional transactions and is involved in high-profile energy and infrastructure projects. A client says he is "very good at analysing contracts from various angles," also praising him for "valuing the client’s time." Another source reports: "His knowledge and experience helps us."

Archil Giorgadze is experienced in M&A and investment deals and also advises potential investors and government bodies on PPP. A client describes him as "well experienced and always eager to help and solve problems."

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Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) - General Business Law Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Victor Kipiani is a highly established name in the Georgian market and is well regarded for his expertise in a variety of sectors including banking, energy and telecommunications. He is experienced in project finance and acts on mandates arising in capital markets. Sources describe him as an "extremely smart lawyer who is tactful, solid and good at understanding the situation." Another source adds: "He has a very strong command of Russian and English. He can communicate with business people in the East and West."

Irakli Mgaloblishvili assists with M&A, joint ventures and project finance matters and also handles litigious instructions. He recently acted on several construction-related mandates.

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Gvinadze & Partners LLC - General Business Law Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Nick Gvinadze is a well-established name in the Georgian legal market, advising clients on business law issues, including assisting with contentious matters. A client describes him as an "excellent communicator."

Sophie Panjikidze has been made partner in late 2017. She advises on corporate and transactional matters. Sources note her attention to detail as well as her ability to see the full picture.

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Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners Ltd - General Business Law Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Efrem Urumashvili is recognised for his expertise in tax advisory services. A source notes his "experience and negotiation skills and ability to convince the other party."

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Law Firm Begiashvili & Co. Ltd - General Business Law Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Giorgi Begiashvili enjoys a strong reputation in the Georgian business law market and also assists with related disputes. Sources note his long-standing reputation: "He is extremely experienced, in business for more than 20 years."

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Eminent Practitioner

Alexander Bolkvadze

BLC Law Office

From the Chambers Global guide

Eminent practitioner Alexander Bolkvadze is renowned for his vast experience in business, public and financial law. Clients recommend him for his "responsiveness and provision of alternative solutions to legal problems."

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Eminent Practitioner

Dentons Georgia

From the Chambers Global guide

Ted Jonas is a US-qualified lawyer and frequently advises foreign investors on energy and infrastructure projects.

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Band 1

Lasha Gogiberidze

BGI Legal

From the Chambers Global guide

A leading figure in capital markets and M&A, Lasha Gogiberidze has an enviable track record of acting on the market's highlight deals, primarily advising banks, including international developmental institutions. He wins praise for his responsiveness and is described as "very client-focused and understanding of our needs."

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Band 1

Gvinadze & Partners LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Nick Gvinadze is a well-established name in the Georgian legal market, advising clients on business law issues, including assisting with contentious matters. A client describes him as an "excellent communicator."

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Band 1

Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD)

From the Chambers Global guide

Victor Kipiani is a highly established name in the Georgian market and is well regarded for his expertise in a variety of sectors including banking, energy and telecommunications. He is experienced in project finance and acts on mandates arising in capital markets. Sources describe him as an "extremely smart lawyer who is tactful, solid and good at understanding the situation." Another source adds: "He has a very strong command of Russian and English. He can communicate with business people in the East and West."

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Band 1

Ketti Kvartskhava

BLC Law Office

From the Chambers Global guide

Ketti Kvartskhava is a top-ranked dispute resolution and transactional lawyer who leads on the firm's key instructions. She also assists with financing and tax issues. "With her broad vision and intelligent approach to cases, I believe that she can find a solution to every case," a client says, while another source describes her as "very open-minded."

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Band 1

Business Legal Bureau

From the Chambers Global guide

Kakha Sharabidze is a top-tier corporate lawyer, handling complex, high-profile transactions relating to joint ventures, privatisation and secured loans. He acts on local and cross-border cases and is admired by market commentators for his broad expertise in business law.

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Band 2

Giorgi Begiashvili

Law Firm Begiashvili & Co. Ltd

From the Chambers Global guide

Giorgi Begiashvili enjoys a strong reputation in the Georgian business law market and also assists with related disputes. Sources note his long-standing reputation: "He is extremely experienced, in business for more than 20 years."

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Band 2

Zaza Bibilashvili

BGI Legal

From the Chambers Global guide

Zaza Bibilashvili is a highly respected corporate and disputes lawyer with significant practical experience in real estate transactions. Clients note his creativity and availability.

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Band 2

Dechert LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Nicola Mariani is well versed in matters affecting foreign investors in the Georgian market. He handles complex local and multi-jurisdictional transactions and is involved in high-profile energy and infrastructure projects. A client says he is "very good at analysing contracts from various angles," also praising him for "valuing the client’s time." Another source reports: "His knowledge and experience helps us."

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Band 2

Dentons Georgia

From the Chambers Global guide

Avto Svanidze is a well-regarded corporate lawyer assisting with high-value transactions as well as general commercial matters. His clients include large banks as well as significant local and international companies. He is dual-qualified in Georgia and England.

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Band 3

BGI Legal

From the Chambers Global guide

Unana Gogokhia divides her time between corporate and financing mandates, advising on bond issuance as well as transactions. Her clients include local and international banks. Sources commend her pragmatic approach as well as for "getting back to you very quickly and making herself available."

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Band 3

Tamta Ivanishvili

BLC Law Office

From the Chambers Global guide

Senior associate Tamta Ivanishvili divides her time between commercial and dispute resolution matters. Clients describe her as "very hard-working."

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Band 3

Dentons Georgia

From the Chambers Global guide

Otar Kipshidze divides his time between corporate and dispute resolution matters. He has practical experience of handling large infrastructure projects, including related disputes.

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Band 3

Irakli Mgaloblishvili

Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD)

From the Chambers Global guide

Irakli Mgaloblishvili assists with M&A, joint ventures and project finance matters and also handles litigious instructions. He recently acted on several construction-related mandates.

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Band 3

Paine Stevens

From the Chambers Global guide

English-qualified Benjamin Paine of Paine Stevens advises on the English law aspects of international financing and M&A deals relating to Georgia as well as across the neighbouring region. He assisted Asian Development Bank with two USD50 million loans to TBC Bank designated for the financing of SMEs.

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Band 3

Sophie Panjikidze

Gvinadze & Partners LLC

From the Chambers Global guide

Sophie Panjikidze has been made partner in late 2017. She advises on corporate and transactional matters. Sources note her attention to detail as well as her ability to see the full picture.

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Band 4

BLC Law Office

From the Chambers Global guide

Giorgi Batlidze is one of the best-recognised names in the market in terms of energy law expertise. He also assists with litigious issues and general transactional instructions. "He's eager to jump in," a client says, adding: "He has very good communication skills and is very responsive."

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Band 4

Sandro Bibilashvili

BGI Legal

From the Chambers Global guide

Sandro Bibilashvili has a wide-ranging practice, encompassing transactional as well as litigious matters.

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Band 4

Dechert LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Archil Giorgadze is experienced in M&A and investment deals and also advises potential investors and government bodies on PPP. A client describes him as "well experienced and always eager to help and solve problems."

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Band 4

Eprem Urumashvili

Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners Ltd

From the Chambers Global guide

Efrem Urumashvili is recognised for his expertise in tax advisory services. A source notes his "experience and negotiation skills and ability to convince the other party."

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Up and Coming

EY Law

From the Chambers Global guide

Entering the rankings this year, George Svanadze of EY Law advises clients on a range of corporate and commercial matters. A client notes his "good communication skills."

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Up and Coming

Tamara Tevdoradze

BGI Legal

From the Chambers Global guide

Tamara Tevdoradze is an up-and-coming corporate lawyer active in the firm's key instructions. "She has a unique ability to drive towards an understanding of the business issues first, then to craft the legal strategy around those issues," a client reports.

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Up and Coming

Mariam Vashakidze

Dentons Georgia

From the Chambers Global guide

Mariam Vashakidze joined the firm from BLB in January 2018. She is a corporate lawyer advising on a variety of matters.

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