30 September 2012
Sandro Bibilashvili has rejoined the firm after gaining his second LLM from the Duke University.
30 July 2012
BGI completes largest single day closing: BGI has recently represented underwriters in a bond placement by Bank of Georgia in a deal valued at USD 250,000,000.
31 May 2012
HSSE database for petroleum company: BGI is currently working with a major petroleum company to create a comprehensive and detailed database of the Georgian HSSE (health, safety, security & environment) legislation that may potentially be applicable to its operations and activities in Georgia and its staff in general.
31 May 2012
Leading distribution company`s new hub: BGI Legal is currently representing one of the largest distribution companies in Georgia in the acquisition and development of a site for its regional hub.
“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."
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
-Legal 500 2016
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