Commercial, corporate and M&A in Georgia

BGI Legal

The ‘highly experienced’ team at BGI Legal is popular among large international corporates on transactional and day-to-day commercial work. The scope of the work is broad, encompassing joint venture structuring, reorganisations, commercial contract drafting and M&A activity, with clients spanning a myriad of industry sectors. Lasha Gogiberidze 'can effectively handle challenging legal issues,' including a plethora of work for foreign investors in privatization deals vis-à-vis the Georgian government. Zaza Bibilashvili co-heads the team alongside Gogiberidze and has excellent credibility among TMT and energy clients. Sandro Bibilashvili is dual US and Georgian qualified and is also extremely well-versed at handling work for international clients, particularly within the energy sector.  Recognised as an ‘excellent problem-solver,’ Tamara Tevdoradze has niche expertise advising international corporates on data protection matters. Unana Gogokhia is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Lasha Gogiberidze; Zaza Bibilashvili

Other key lawyers:

Sandro Bibilashvili; Unane Gogokhia; Tamara Tevdoradze; Sopho Natroshvili


‘We especially appreciate their excellent English language skills, the ability to quickly provide dual language documents, the responsiveness of team members, and their use of the latest technology to allow for the best communication available.’

‘It is a highly experienced team.’

‘Lasha Gogiberidze can effectively handle challenging legal issues that financial institutions in Georgia may encounter. He is an excellent choice for cross-border transactions involving a Georgian element.’ 

Tamara Tevdoradze is a problem-solver who has a willingness to not only answer our stated questions, but also to perceive our end goals and help us reach them; she has an easy-going personality, making it a pleasure to work with her.’

‘Tamara Tevdoradze is very responsive and on top of projects.’

‘Dedicated problem solvers, lateral thinkers, never reluctant to try new approaches and angles.’

‘The BGI team is highly experienced in the Georgian market, making them a reliable and quality choice. When it comes to cross-border litigations or transactions involving the Georgian element, BGI is an ideal choice.’

Key clients

Airbnb Ireland UC

Apple Inc.

Facebook/Meta Platforms Inc.

BP Georgia

MND Group NV

Marriot International

Vialis Belgium NV

CT Park

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company

IHI Corporation No

Flutter Entertainment Plc

Johnson & Johnson




Procter& Gamble


Berlin-Chemie/A. Menarini Distribution Georgia

Pharmaceutical Research Associates

International Committee of Red Cross

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Voith GmbH

SOCAR Midstream Operations

Gelato ASA


EU Delegation to Georgia

Yenigun Construction

Carl Zeiss

Nodar Kipshidze National Center of Therapy

Pizza Hut

Work highlights

  • Advised several global aircraft leasing services providers on their business operations in Georgia.
  • Advised H&M on various legal matters related to the daily operation of the company.
  • Advised a client in respect of a multi-jurisdictional M&A deal involving the sale of Cypriot and Georgian companies’ holding rights to the largest licensed oilfield in Georgia.

BLC Law Office LLC

BLC Law Office LLC handles a mix of transactional and day-to-day corporate and commercial work for an impressive roster of domestic and international clients. Ketti Kvartskhava provides an excellent service to clients on significant M&A mandates, where from a due diligence perspective she adds value as a result of her broader litigation experience. As well as handling work for corporates from a range of sectors including on restructuring mandates, Tamta Ivanishvili has also developed a strong reputation within the investment management sector, including advice to funds on formation issues and ongoing corporate governance. Recently promoted to partner, Rusa Tchkuaseli heads up the M&A offering, and also has niche expertise advising clients on maritime issues.

Practice head(s):

Rusa Tchkuaseli

Other key lawyers:

Alexander Bolkvadze; Ketti Kvartskhava; Giorgi Batlidze; Tamta Ivanishvili; Lasha Uplisashvili;

Key clients


Philip Morris




Aric Group

Adjara Group

Heidelberg Cement Georgia


Havi Logistics


Tbilisi Hills Golf & Residence

PACE Group

Global Benefits Georgia

Work highlights

  • Provided ongoing legal support of the local subsidiary of Glovoapp EMEA S.L.U, aiding the company in local commercial transactions, corporate matters and other issues of daily importance.
  • Provided ongoing advice to H&M on local law issues associated with its Georgian operations.
  • Advised Philip Morris Georgia on various matters pertaining to its business activity in Georgia, including on employment, tobacco marketing and distribution as well as other related regulations.


Inbound international clients and outbound domestic corporates benefit from access to Dentons' vast international network, ensuring a ‘very efficient’ and holistic service on cross-border mandates. This one-stop-shop approach was recently exemplified by Avto Svanidze's collaboration, alongside the firm’s Madrid office, on behalf of Spanish water utility group FCC Aqualia on its $180m acquisition of a majority share in Georgia Global Utilities. Otar Kipshidze co-heads the team alongside Svanidze and has a focus on regulatory and compliance issues, including guidance on IP protection and commercialisation. Irakli Pipia is also a key member of the team, both on the transactional front (including on corporate issues relating to large energy and real estate projects) and day-to-day commercial and compliance issues.

Practice head(s):

Avto Svanidze; Otar Kipshidze

Other key lawyers:

Irakli Pipia


The team is very efficient and easy to work with.’

Key clients

FCC Aqualia

Adjara Group Holding


Mondelez Georgia

APR Energy

Georgian Industrial Group

Ralph Lauren

William Grant & Sons

Sinohydro Holding

Sev.en Global Investments

Work highlights

  • Advised FCC Aqualia on the second phase of $180m acquisition of an 80% share in Georgia Global Utilities from Georgia Capital Group.
  • Advising Sinohydro (Hong Kong) Holding, wholly-owned subsidiary of Power China Resources in connection with its potential acquisition of 100MW Imeretti Wind Power Project in Georgia.
  • Assisted AKFA Group in drafting and negotiating of the English law governed joint venture agreement with respect to setting up an aluminium manufacturing facility in Georgia

BLB (Business Legal Bureau)

Drawing upon ‘institutional memory and knowledge of all the peculiarities of the Georgian legal system,’ BLB (Business Legal Bureau) provides ‘commercially-driven and responsive’ advice to domestic and international companies across a wide range of corporate and commercial issues associated with conducting business in the country. Kakha Sharabidze is ‘very trustworthy’ and combines his duties as managing partner with a vibrant practice that includes general corporate and commercial, as well as M&A advice. Tapping into ‘extensive legal knowledge,’ Ana Rekhviashvili provides advice across the gamut of corporate and commercial matters, including as it relates to competition law. Maya Mtsariashvili and David Khaindrava co-head the team alongside Sharabidze.



Practice head(s):

Kakha Sharabidze; Maya Mtsariashvili; David Khaindrava

Other key lawyers:

Ana Rekhviashvili; Mariam Vashakidze; Niko Dateshidze; Tengizi Mghebrishvili


It is a team of highly qualified professionals with extensive experience in large-scale M&A transactions, along with great negotiation skills.’

The team is commercially-driven and responsive.’

The proactive team is very dedicated and goes the extra mile to complete the job.’

Key clients

Frontera Resources Corporation

A.P. Møller – Mærsk


APM Terminals B.V.


Georgian Travel Group


Gloria LLC


JSC Poti Sea Port Corporation

Work highlights

  • Advised Poti Sea Port Corporation (PSPC) on the expansion of Georgia’s largest port, Poti Port, operated by PSPC.
  • Provided wide-ranging legal advice to AP Møller – Mærsk’s subsidiary in Georgia, Maersk Georgia.
  • Provided corporate legal services to Frontera Resources Corporation and its holding companies.

Gvinadze & Partners LLC

Leveraging strong longstanding relationships with international corporates and banks, and also drawing upon excellent ties with a raft of large global law firms, Gvinadze & Partners LLC excels at handling the Georgian aspects of cross-border M&A and advice relating to businesses operating and expanding in the jurisdiction. Team head and founding partner Nick Gvinadze draws upon vast institutional knowledge gleaned from his many years practising law in the country, marrying deep local expertise with an international mindset. Sophie Panjikidze is also noted for her diverse skillset, which encompasses a myriad of corporate and commercial matters, including due diligence, employment, competition and IP issues. The arrival in February 2023 of senior counsel Lesley Rogers further enhances the team’s capabilities.

Practice head(s):

Nick Gvinadze

Other key lawyers:

Sophie Panjikidze; Zakaria Shvelidze; Tornike Amilakhvari; Tinatin Javakhishvili

Key clients

BenevolentAI Limited

DataArt Solutions, Inc.

Kevelt AS

SAMSUNG/Technologies of Trust

TradingView Inc.

Viber Media SARL

G-Core Labs S.A.

Global Benefits Group

zooplus SE

Monster Energy


Robert Bosch


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Inc.

NEXTCLINICS International GmbH

SOCAR Midstream Operations Ltd.

Syneos Heal

Work highlights

  • Advised Samsung on all aspects of Georgian law compliance tied to the contemplated expansion of its operations in the Georgian market.
  • Acted for Global Benefits Group in relation to its divestiture of an insurance business.
  • Advised US government-funded media organisations Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in relation to their operations in Georgia.

MG Law Office

MG Law Office provides ‘knowledgeable and commercially oriented’ advice to private and public sector clients across a broad swathe of transactional and advisory work, running the gamut from M&A and restructuring advice, through to joint venture structuring and compliance. Managing partner Archil Giorgadze embodies this approach, with clients lauding his ‘solutions-oriented and very commercial’ ethos, particularly in the context of energy and infrastructure-related matters. Ana Kochiashvili is appreciated for her ‘professional and timely advice’ across a range of general corporate and commercial law matters, and Lasha Machavariani provides ‘insightful and strategic’ legal support of hospitality services, gambling clients and business process outsourcing companies in Georgia. The ‘excellent’ Nicola Mariani and George Svanadze co-head the team alongside Giorgadze.



Practice head(s):

Archil Giorgadze; Nicola Mariani; George Svanadze

Other key lawyers:

Ana Kochiashvili; Lasha Machavariani


The team is knowledgeable and commercially oriented.’

‘They have a profound knowledge of the market, with exceptional understanding of business needs and the ability to think beyond the legal frames.’

The firm doesn’t just offer legal advice; it provides strategic insights and solutions that help clients overcome obstacles and seize opportunities.’

MG Law’s insights are both eye-opening and consistently helpful and clients can expect a proactive and forward-thinking approach. What sets MG Law apart is its commitment to providing tailored solutions.’

‘Archil Giorgadze is solutions oriented and very commercial.’

Nicola Mariani is absolutely excellent.’

Ana Kochiashvili provides professional and timely advice.’

‘Lasha Machavariani’s exceptional commercial acumen is on display every day, demonstrating a keen understanding of the intricate complexities of business transactions.’

Key clients

JSC Tbilvino

Rakeen Uptown Development LLC

JSC Bank of Georgia

Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority Georgia LLC

The Government of Ras Al Khaimah

JSC Georgian Railway


Dhabi Group Georgia

Dara Foundation

Cross 2 LLC

Work highlights

  • Advised a multinational bank as the dealer manager in connection with the issuance and tender offer of 6.00% notes due 2023 by JSC Bank of Georgia worth $200m.
  • Advised an international law firm, in connection with the auctioning and selection of a concessionaire for a deep sea port project initiated by the Government of Georgia.

Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners

Drawing upon an ‘excellent knowledge of Georgian law and institutions,’ Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners is well-placed to provide a ‘customer-oriented service’ to domestic and international entities on inbound investments. Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze is one of the primary contacts for corporate and M&A matters and is noted for his ability to ‘evaluate a case both from legal and business perspectives.’ As well as his litigation prowess, the ‘attentive and committed’ Giorgi Kekenadze is adept at handling a myriad of corporate and commercial mandates, including assisting companies establish a presence in the country, on M&A due diligence and on the drafting of shareholder agreements. Lasha Nodia co-heads the team alongside Gamtsemlidze.

Practice head(s):

Lasha Nodia; Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze

Other key lawyers:

Giorgi Kekenadze; Ekaterine Danelia


The responsive team provides a customer-oriented service.’

The team comprises outstanding professionals with a proactive and result-focused approach.’

The team has excellent knowledge of Georgian law and institutions and really understands the local specifics.’

‘Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze is very proactive, client-oriented and diligent. He always evaluates a case both from legal and business perspectives.’

Giorgi Kekenadze is a great person to work with; he has deep expertise, is attentive and committed.’

‘Commitment, timely interventions, great professional competence.’

Key clients

Majid Al Futtaim Hypermarkets Georgia (Carrefour Georgia)

Amring Pharma SRL

QuickShipper LLC

ResponsAbility Investments AG



Mukhrani Economic Development Fund


Zoti Holding LLC

Mtatsminda 25 LLC

JSC Georgian Capital

Kolkheti LLC

Work highlights

  • Advised a client on acquisition of a shareholding in the company administering the Free Industrial Zone of Tbilisi.
  • Advised a client on acquisition of a school in Georgia.
  • Provided legal support on the expansion of the leading retail operator in Georgia.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Georgia LLC

A strong team with good international experience,’ PricewaterhouseCoopers Georgia LLC provides ‘very practical’ advice to international clients on their inward investments, including M&A transactions governed under English law. Vano Gogelia, who is Georgian, England & Wales and New York-qualified, exemplifies this international mindset and has an ‘excellent understanding of the law and at the same time applications of that law to real life cases.’ Nino Usharauli has ‘a solutions-oriented mindset’ and is a pivotal contact to clients in relation to employment, data protection and corporate compliance matters. Dual Georgia and England & Wales-qualified Natia Kobosnidze has a focus on M&A work and commercial contracts drafting.

Practice head(s):

Vano Gogelia

Other key lawyers:

Teona Zhizhiashvili; Natia Kobosnidze; Nino Usharauli; Tamar Kankava


The team is very practical, made up of lawyers with diverse mindsets who are very helpful in discussing and solving complex matters.’ 

It is a strong team that has good international experience.’

‘Vano Gogelia is very practical and comfortable to work with. He has a unique ability to multi-task on different files. He can work on complex cases and analyse them in a unique fashion. He has an excellent understanding of the law and at the same time applications of that law to real life cases.’

Key clients

Indorama Corporation

Diplomat Georgia

International Finance Corporation

Georgian Beer Company JSC

Credo Bank JSC Indorama Corporation

International Energo Corporation

JSC Polat Yol Yapi Sanayi Ve Ticaret

British Petroleum

Pharmax LLC

Retail Group LLC

Pasha Bank JSC

LC Waikiki GE

Work highlights

  • Advised Indorama Corporation on an English law governed acquisition of 100% of the shares in Georgia-based JSC EU Investments, which holds 100% of the shares in JSC Rustavi Azoti.
  • Conducted a corporate governance assessment of the supervisory boards of JSC Credo Bank and JSC Pasha Bank.
  • Acted for International Financial Corporation in assessing fintech regulatory environment in Georgia.

EY Law

Led by experienced Georgia and New York-qualified partner Tato Chantladze, and enhanced by the ability to leverage the firm’s broader tax advisory and business consulting and international network, EY Law provides a well-rounded offering to local and international corporates on M&A due diligence, commercial contract drafting, corporate restructuring and day-to-day corporate compliance advice. Although the firm is industry agnostic, it has been particularly active advising technology, energy and real estate companies. As part of her broad-ranging corporate and commercial practice, Elene Sulkhanishvili is particularly adept at handling data protection matters.

Practice head(s):

Tato Chantladze

Other key lawyers:

Elene Sulkhanishvili; Mako Maisuradze; Ekaterine Kiknadze;Tinatin Kachakhidze

Key clients

Making Science Group SA

Avon Cosmetics Georgia LLC

Datamind| LLC

Argus Media Limited

Marlo LLC

Avant Group |Georgia |LLC

Work highlights

  • Provided ongoing legal support to Making Science Group SA, covering areas including personal data protection, IP, and corporate governance.
  • Delivered comprehensive legal services to Marlo LLC, a foreign-owned company intending to establish a casino in Georgia.
  • Assisted Avant Group Georgia LLC in acquiring land plots for residential complex construction.

GRATA International

GRATA International provides ‘very accessible and cost-effective advice’ to clients from the agriculture, real estate and energy sector, in particular, across a range of corporate and commercial matters, including on contract drafting, due diligence and day-to-day corporate compliance. Sofia Roinishvili is ‘calm and friendly’, and is a key member of the team that includes managing partner Irakli Kordzakhia, whose expertise includes advice on infrastructure projects, corporate law and M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Sofia Roinishvili; Irakli Kordzakhia

Other key lawyers:

Nino Soselia; Irakli Jgenti


‘They are very accessible and provide cost-effective advice. They represent the interests suaviter in modo, fortiter in re.’

‘Sofia Roinashvili and Nino Soselia are calm and friendly.’ 

‘The company’s team is staffed by highly qualified experts who have many years of successful experience in private and administrative law, their advice and approaches are always based on deep and scrupulous research of the issue.’

Key clients

Sun Petroleum (GULF) Georgia


Globalink Logistics

KT&G Corporation

International Potato Center

Gopa International Energy Consultants GmbH




Energo Invest, LLC


BBC Monitoring Office

Coca-Cola Mesrubat Pazarlama Danismanlik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.

Work highlights

  • Advised GOPA-International Energy Consultants GmbH on the drafting of a Contract for Difference agreement.
  • Advised BBAM on reviewing an aircraft lease to ensure compliance with Georgian laws.

J&T Consulting LLC

J&T Consulting LLC advises domestic and international corporates from a range of sectors, including technology, healthcare, construction and food/beverages, across a compelling mix of transactional, compliance and commercial matters. Simon Takashvili has excellent labour law credentials, which he utilises to good effect for many Georgian state-owned companies on non-contentious and contentious matters. Giorgi Tsertsvadze co-heads the team alongside Takashvili, noted for his litigation prowess.


Practice head(s):

Giorgi Tsertsvadze; Simon Takashvili

Other key lawyers:

Otar Machaidze; Ana Papkiauri; Mari Tsitskishvili; Nana Turmanidze; Ketevan Kvetenadze



‘Legal firm with great local connections and very professional staff.’

‘Personalised care, attentive to needs and problem-solving.’

‘J&T Consulting excels in providing service and responding extremely quickly to any request. Also, the great professionalism of the team impresses me.’

‘Nana Turmabidze is a lawyer I particularly enjoy working with, she is very precise in her scheduling, finding business alternatives and her availability is exceptional. She also corrected the mistakes of other lawyers and saved me a lot of time.’

Key clients

Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios S.A. Branch Georgia

Lugoil terjola LLC

Pineo Medical Ecosystem LLC

Branch of a foreign enterprise – “Tbilisi Metro Line 2”

Mercy Corps Georgia

Georgian Post LLC

JV Anas International S.P.A. & Gestione Progetti Ingegneria Srl. & IRD Engineering srl.

Georgian Lottery Company

International Transport Management Company JSC


Basalt Fibers

Retro Constructions LLC

KPI Georgia

Shareholders of Leader Plast


Gunduz Safarovi

Shamgan Finance LLC

High-tech Solutions LLC

Crystal MFO

Work highlights

  • Assisted KPI Georgia in a transaction worth GEL1m, related to the buyout of shares in its subsidiary companies.
  • Assisted Pineo Medical Ecosystem LLC in a transaction worth $2.5m related to the purchase of shares.
  • Advised G-Rhino on AML procedures, structuring the group of companies across jurisdictions, processing the investment project, and identifying legal risks associated with capital diversification.


With an 'aptitude for analytical thinking,' the team at VBAT provides solutions to international and domestic businesses across a broad spectrum of their corporate and commercial needs, with hospitality a particular area of strength. Tinatin Tskhvedian has helped many foreign companies set up in Georgia and is noted for her ‘excellent judgement’ on corporate governance, employment and IP matters. The ‘very determined’ Nana Amisulashviliuses her creativity, knowledge and experience’ to good effect on insolvency matters and has gained accreditation as an Insolvency Practitioner. Davit Kikaleishvili and Giorgi Melikishvili are also key members of the team.

Practice head(s):

Davit Kikaleishvili; Giorgi Melikishvili; Tinatin Tskhvediani; Nana Amisulashvili

Other key lawyers:

Natia Gogadze


‘It is a superb team – professional, creative, flexible, with outstanding expertise in corporate matters and disputes.’

‘They have a strong work ethic, excellent problem-solving skills, and an aptitude for analytical thinking.’

‘It is a professional and experienced team.’

Key clients

Hilton Garden Inn Tbilisi Riverview (KIT 2016 LLC)

Radisson Red Tbilisi

E-Tickets LLC

Blauenstein Georgia LLC

Nobel Ilaç Sanayii ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi

Toyota Center Tbilisi LLC

BD Property LLC (Tbilisi Gardens)

Advanced Medical Technologies and Services (AMTS) LLC

CBD Development LLC (East Point Shopping Mall)

Leasing Expert LLC

Winery LLC

NS Studio LLC

Consulente Enologica SRL

Fashion House Materia LLC

Dots LLC

Sansonit LLC

Novator LLC

Mtsvane Dighomi LLC


Build Territory LLC

EG Holding LLC

Metropol Holding

Glam LLC


Leader Invest LLC

Constant branch of Co LTD China Railway 23rd Bureau Group

Wurth Georgia LLC

Zakaria Paliashvili Tbilisi Central Musical School “Nitchierta Attsledi”

Work highlights

  • Advised E-Tickets LLC on various regulatory and competition law matters.
  • Advised Hilton Garden Inn Tbilisi Riverview on various regulatory, employment, corporate and commercial matters.
  • Assisted Metropol Holding in over $21m real estate-related investment projects.

Archil Mchedlidze’s Law Practice LLC

Drawing upon an ‘excellent knowledge of their country’s legal framework’, Archil Mchedlidze’s Law Practice LLC provides advice to domestic and regional companies across a range of ongoing corporate and commercial matters and transactional work. Managing partner Archil Mchedlidze and Valeri Bendianishvili co-head the team and both have experience handling work for companies throughout their business life cycle, including incorporation and establishment, drafting employment contracts, and M&A due diligence.

Practice head(s):

Archil Mchedlidze; Valeri Bendianishvili


‘They are clear communicators, they always know how different agencies work and the best way to interact with them.’

‘They are efficient, have excellent knowledge of their country’s legal framework and provide a cost-effective service.’

‘The team is effective, approachable, friendly and responsive. Whatever needs to get done gets done, and problems don’t come up.’

‘The team assisted with all relevant matters that I required in an easy and professional manner.’

‘Valeri Bendianishvili is confident, patient and remarkably consistent in the quality of his advice.’

‘Archil Mchedlidze provides high-quality advice.’

‘They are effective, there are never miscommunications and I can always trust that my issue will be sorted out by them.’

‘I mostly worked with Valeri Bendianshvilli and was satisfied with his conduct and efficiency.’

Work highlights


The ‘very proactive’ team at GRANT THORNTON LLC has a ‘strong awareness of local specificities’ combined with an international outlook, ensuring that corporates secure ‘top-notch results’ across the full range of their local and cross-border business needs. In addition, clients benefit from access to the firm’s wider network as well as its new service delivery model – Virtual Office – which has been well-received by clients, appreciative of its ability to ‘streamline the contact process.’ Team head Nino Jolia has ‘excellent knowledge of local and international laws’ and is well equipped to provide ‘solutions-oriented’ advice.

Practice head(s):

Nino Jolia

Other key lawyers:

Zurab Akhaladze


‘They provide very effective and efficient advice.’

‘It is a very proactive team that has strong awareness of local specificities and an ability to provide cost-effective and responsive advice.’

‘What truly sets them apart from competitors is their deep well of expertise, meticulous attention to detail, and an unwavering commitment to exceeding expectations.’ 

Key clients

BTA Food and Services

AS24 Georgia

Girteka Global Business Services

Avon Cosmetics Georgia

ZTE Corporation

Fintech Software Systems Georgia

Reynaers Aluminium

Koton Textile Limited

Mitas Energy and Metal Construction Georgian Branch

Solveva Georgia

DKV Euro Service Georgian

Coffeshop Georgia

Aiolane Georgia

Media Plus (Forbes Georgia)

Interstate Georgia Hotel Management

Santen Oy JSC Branch in Georgia

Ascott International Management (Overseas Br.) Private Limited Georgia Branch

Geofizyka Torun S.A. Georgia Branch

Coherent Solutions Inc.

3Commas Technologies OÜ

Seas of Green Global (Pty) Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Georgian Angel Investors Network as well as individual angel investors who were considering investment opportunities in startups based in the state of Delaware, USA.
  • Advised the Coffeeshop Company in Georgia on the creation of a contractual franchise agreement with the licensor.


Tapping into a ‘good understanding of the local landscape,’ the team at MKD Law is ‘adept at providing a bespoke approach’ to clients across a wide range of their day-to-day corporate/commercial needs, as well as on transactional matters, including M&A matters and JV structuring. Vastly experienced senior partner Victor Kipiani also has significant experience advising international entities on both corporate matters and capital markets-related mandates. Other key practitioners include Sandro Samadbegishvili, whose strengths include international arbitration and niche aviation law expertise, and Archil Kbilashvili, who has an excellent track record advising clients in the energy and transport fields, as well as foreign embassies and international organisations. David Dzidziguri's broad corporate practice encompasses M&A transactions, joint ventures, and corporate restructuring matters.

Practice head(s):

Victor Kipiani; David Dzidziguri; Archil Kbilashvili

Other key lawyers:

David Metskhovrishvili; Natalia Babakishvili; Sandro Samadbegishvili; Mariam Karseladze


‘Highly knowledgeable and experienced. Good understanding of the local landscape and able to expedite things.’

‘They are adept at providing a bespoke approach to clients and have a dedicated focus.’

‘Highly engaged and professional, always willing to go extra mile to help in any legal topics.’

Key clients

Shareholders of Singular Group LLC (Georgia)

Minsheng Financial Leasing

Work highlights

  • Advised on the sale of Singular to Flutter, including regulations under the agreement.
  • Represented the subsidiaries of Minsheng Financial Leasing, Bluesky 10 Leasing Company Limited and Bluesky 36 Leasing Company Limited in matters tied to aircraft leases.


REVERA Law Firm has developed a particularly strong reputation in advising IT clients across a wide array of core corporate and commercial matters, as well as on bespoke contractual issues specific to their business. This includes advice on software development contracts and the general commercialisation of IPR. Ekaterina Pedo heads the team.

Practice head(s):

Ekaterina Pedo

Other key lawyers:

Dmitry Arkhipenko; Vsevolod Domrachev


‘Openness and involvement of partners, use of legal design in documents.’

Key clients



Work highlights

  • Advised Andersen on setting up and operating conditions of the company’s R&D centres in numerous countries across Europe and Asia.
  • Advised EffectiveSoft on the issues of potential inspections of the company by state authorities in terms of proper document management.