31 May 2012
Successful Eurobond placement: BGI has recently advised the joint lead managers in the placement of a USD 250 million Eurobond by the national oil company, Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation.
31 May 2012
First regional cargo airline in Caucasus: BGI`s team is currently representing a major Gulf-based group in setting up the first regional cargo airline in the Caucasus.
30 May 2012
Renovation of historic area in Tbilisi: BGI`s team is currently representing an Austrian-Georgian consortium in the renovation and development of a historic district in Tbilisi.
30 January 2011
State Constitutional Commission: Academic circles nominated Zaza Bibilashvili to the membership of the ad hoc State Constitutional Commission of Georgia, charged with fundamentally amending the 1995 Georgian Constitution with a particular emphasis on the strengthening of checks and balances between the branches of government.
[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.
-Chambers Europe 2014
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."
-Chambers Global 2016
"One of the best in Georgia", BGI Legal`s full-service practice provides "simply excellent" service to leading international or domestic companies and banks, and frequently works alongside international law firms. Founding partners Lasha Gogiberidze ("extremely organised, smart and available") and litigator Zaza Bibilashvili ("excellent" and "very professional") are recommended, as is associate Giorgi Kavlashvili, a regulatory specialist with substantial litigation experience. The team has good depth through director Sandro Bibilashvili, and counsels Tamara Tevdoradze and Ekaterina Aleksidze.
- The Legal 500 2014