Firm Profile > Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners > Tbilisi, Georgia

Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners
71 VAZHA-PSHAVELA AVE
TBILISI 0186
Georgia

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Led by founding partner Lasha Nodia and corporate specialist Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze, the team at Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners assists clients with a range of commercial and corporate issues. The firm recently assisted a client with the acquisition of a minority interest in one of the largest Georgian brewery companies.

Practice head(s):

Lasha Nodia; Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze

Key clients

Bavaria N.V.

Amring Pharma SRL

JSC Goodwill

Jean Frederic Paulsen

ResponsAbility Investments AG

B&N LLC

Cobra instalaciones y servicios

FL Technics UAB

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners' recent caseload includes an IP dispute in the pharmaceutical industry and complex insolvency proceedings across a variety of sectors. The team, led by Lasha Nodia and Maka Todua, has also handled several construction and real estate disputes.

Practice head(s):

Lasha Nodia; Maka Todua

Key clients

Nicolaus Kaculas, Constantinos Anagnostopulos, Georgios Kaculas

JSC Goodwill

Marshe LLC

Archtrade LLC

JSC Bank of Georgia

JSC Procredit Bank

JSC Isbank

Real estate and construction (and projects) Tier 2

Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners assists clients with all stages of the construction process, from project inception to its completion, including real-estate acquisition, planning, drafting and negotiating construction contracts, residential, commercial, and mixed-used property development, as well as handling claims and disputes. The firm has recently assisted with the renegotiation of several lease agreements for hospitality and retail clients as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze and Nino Kvinikadze head the practice.

Practice head(s):

Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze; Nino Kvinikadze

Key clients

Archtrade LLC

Georgetown LLC

JSC Bank of Georgia

As Georgia LLC

Fujin Silk Properties LLC

China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Co Ltd

Batumi Tower LLC

JSC Geba

Association SOS Children’s Village Georgia

Uvies Berries LLC

responsAbility Investments AG

Carriage Building Company

VT Group

GeoFood-Invest Ges.m.b.H

Banking and finance Tier 3

The practice at Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners advises financial institutions and banks on transactions in a wide variety of sectors. The team is led by founding partner Lasha Nodia and tax expert Eprem Urumashvili. Clients include JSC Ziraat Bank Georgia and JSC Bank of Georgia.

Practice head(s):

Lasha Nodia; Eprem Urumashvili

Key clients

Ziraat Bank Turkey

Ziraat Bank Georgia

Tera Bank

Bank of Georgia

Procredit Bank

JSC Bank of Georgia

JSC basis Bank

JSC VTB Bank

The firm

Founded in 2005, ‘Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners’ is one of the leading full-service law firms based in Georgia. The Company is renowned for its pre-eminent practices in Banking and Finance, Tax Law, Corporate, Commercial and M&A, Real Estate and Construction, Restructuring and Insolvency, and Employment Law with outstanding expertise in each field, along with a well-established dispute resolution practice.  The company offers full legal support across a wide range of industries. The firm’s client base is diverse and includes the leading companies virtually from all major sectors in Georgia. The firm has a particularly strong presence in Financial Services, Real Estate & Hospitality, Pharmaceutical, Energy & Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Agriculture & Retail sectors.  The company has a unique experience and understanding of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

Lasha Nodia, Managing Partner: Lasha Nodia advises domestic and international clients on corporate matters, with a focus on M&A, insolvency and restructuring, banking law and real estate transactions. He has extensive experience working as an attorney. He is a CEDR-accredited mediator, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and since 2015 chairman of the Legal Committee of Georgian Business Association.

Eprem Urumashvili, Partner: Eprem Urumashvili is one of the most respected and leading professionals in the country on Georgian tax regulations. Currently, Eprem is a member of the Tax Explanation Commission in Revenue Service of Georgia, and the chief advisor of the President Association of Banks of Georgia. He is also one of the official representatives of Bitfury, the leading bitcoin blockchain infrastructure provider.

Nino Kvinikadze, Partner: prior to joining the firm, Nino Kvinikadze worked as a lawyer at the Georgian leading construction company Axis since 2004, and became head of the legal department in 2008. She has also worked as a lawyer at the United Nations Association (2004-2005) and the ministry of education in Georgia. Nino’s practice areas include: real estate (purchase, planning, development, design, construction, management), corporate law (acquisitions, mergers, reorganization, liquidation) and licenses and permits.

Alexander Sukhishvili, Partner: Alexander Sukhishvili has worked in the firm since June 2011 and has nearly 12 years of professional experience as a lawyer. This includes being head of the legal expertise unit of the tax department of the ministry of finance in Georgia in 2006-2010 and head of the litigation division of Revenue Service of Georgia in 2010-2011. His main area of expertise covers tax advice (including assessment and tax optimization of international transactions) and representation of local and foreign-based clients in tax disputes. Alexander provides consultation and advisory services related to banking and financial law (inter alia supporting clients in developing optimal investment schemes and business structures).

Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze, Partner: Vakhtang joined the firm in 2017 and assists the firm’s major clients in the field of corporate law, commercial law and investment management. Prior to joining the firm and after a successful legal career in the private sector in Georgia, Vakhtang headed the legal, external affairs and security department for British American Tobacco in Caucasus and Central Asia markets and gained vast experience through managing strategic matters and leading teams in several jurisdictions.

 

Department Name Email Telephone
Commercial, Corporate and M&A Lasha Nodia
Commercial, Corporate and M&A Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze
Disputes Resolution Maka Todua
Disputes Resolution Lasha Nodia
Banking and Finance Lasha Nodia
Banking and Finance Eprem Urumashvili
Tax Eprem Urumashvili
Tax Alexander Sukhishvili
Real Estate and Construction Nino Kvinikadze
Employment Ekaterine Danelia
Restructuring and Insolvency Lasha Nodia
Energy Nino Kvinikadze
Intellectual Property Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze
Intellectual Property Giorgi Kekenadze
Cryptocurrency and DLT Eprem Urumashvili
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 Ana Arabuli  photo Ana Arabuli Associate at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
 Solomon Baghashvili  photo Solomon Baghashvili Associate at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
 Jaba Balakhashvili  photo Jaba Balakhashvili Senior Lawyer at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
 Ekaterine Danelia photo Ekaterine Danelia Associate at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
Mr Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze photo Mr Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze Partner at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners Ltd. Areas of practice are: Commercial,…
 Giorgi Kekenadze photo Giorgi Kekenadze Senior Lawyer at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
Mrs Nino Kvinikadze photo Mrs Nino Kvinikadze Partner at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
 Giorgi Mamadashvili  photo Giorgi Mamadashvili Junior Associate at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
 Tamta Margvelashvili  photo Tamta Margvelashvili Associate at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
Mr Lasha Nodia photo Mr Lasha Nodia Managing Partner at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
Mr Alexander Sukhishvili photo Mr Alexander Sukhishvili Partner at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
 Maka Todua photo Maka Todua Senior Lawyer at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
Mr Eprem Urumashvili photo Mr Eprem Urumashvili Partner at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners
Number of lawyers : 14
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