BGI at a Glance
BGI Legal is an independent full-service law firm that is one of the largest in Georgia. Together with our predecessor firms - GCG Law Office (a member of the Andersen Legal network at the time) and EY Law Tbilisi - we have been the market leaders in the Georgian legal market for almost 20 years and our partners have been involved in nearly every major transaction in that period.
Our combined experience as recognised market leaders puts us in a unique position to assist clients as we effectively synergize 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 organizations. 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.
A corporate approach...They are very professional and good lawyers," is one client`s assessment of the firm in the IFLR1000 2013 directory. Previous comments have included, 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.
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."
-Chambers Europe 2016
Dividing his practice between general business advice and litigation, Zaza Bibilashvili is one of the leading names in the market. "A top name - you see him all the time," market sources agree.
Focusing on banking and finance as well as advising on capital markets matters, Lasha Gogiberidze is a highly acclaimed name in Georgia. "He is one of the best capital markets lawyers in the country," a source says. Clients like his practical approach: "He was very strategic in his advice."
Counsel Ekaterina Aleksidze is particularly visible in advising banks. Her other areas of practice include real estate, PPP, commercial and environmental law.
Recently made partner Sandro Bibilashvili is noted as an increasingly visible lawyer. He supports his clients on general commercial issues and also assists with contentious matters.
- Chambers Global 2015
-Chambers Global 2016