23 February 2015
BGI acts for IFIs including deal for Georgia`s largest ever currency bond issue (GEL 100,000,000).
24 October 2014
BGI partner, Lasha Gogiberidze, is re-elected to AmCham`s Board of Directors
25 September 2014
Georgian representative elected as president of The Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI).
25 July 2014
LEGAL ALERT: IMPORTANT CHANGES RELATED TO ENTRY, STAY AND EXIT FROM GEORGIA FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS
“BGI Legal holds its position as the leading independent local firm in the market...One client for due diligence work says the firm has "a good sense of responsibility and good professionalism`". Previous comments have included, "A corporate approach...They are very professional and good lawyers," is one client`s assessment ... 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."
"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
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