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
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
Highly reputed firm with expertise in banking, project finance and capital markets, including derivatives. Advises on transactional matters and also assists with commercial and corporate issues. Clients include a number of major technology companies.
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