Tax and customs advice forms an important and growing part of our practice, as tax compliance under imperfect statutory regimes and often unfriendly collection practices can pose serious obstacles to business operators. The firm's comprehensive corporate tax services encompass domestic tax planning, tax compliance reviews and assistance with representations to the tax authorities. We have rendered tax advice to greenfield production operations, service providers, infrastructure and construction projects. Our personal tax services cover all personal tax and social security matters, including expatriate taxation.
Tax and Customs Advice
Tax and Customs Advice
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."
[This firm] continues to provide a first-class service to an impressive list of big-name internationals. It is particularly praised for its expertise in capital markets and banking...[and] stands out as one of the leading providers of dispute resolution advice in Georgia. "A brilliant firm." say clients.
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. - Legal 500 2016