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Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners

Work Department

Banking and Finance Commercial, Corporate and M&A Insolvency and restructuring Dispute Resolution Real Estate


Managing Partner at Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners


Lasha Nodia is the founder and the managing partner of Nodia, Urumashvili and Partners since 2005. Prior to founding the firm, he served as a counsel and a head of the legal department at JSC Bank Republic (1996-2005). Lasha Nodia has also served as a member of auditing committee of Georgian Young Lawyers Association (1999-2001) and in the same period he was giving lectures to the group of young lawyers in Commercial Law. Lasha is one of the authors of legislative amendments to the arbitration law of Georgia, that entered into force in 2015. Furthermore, Lasha has been actively engaged in the drafting and enactment of the Commercial Mediation law of Georgia


Georgian, English, Russian


Member of the Georgian Bar Association, Accredited mediator at CEDR, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) Co-founder, Deputy chairman of Georgian Association of Arbitrators, Chairman of the Legal Committee of Georgian Business Association, Member of the Business Rehabilitation and Insolvency Practitioners Association


The ICC advanced arbitration academy for Central and Eastern Europe (2015) Tbilisi Institute of Law and Economy, Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Law (2002)

Lawyer Rankings

Georgia > Banking and finance

The ‘reliable’ team at Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners is a popular choice among local banks across a range of day-to-day advisory work, including on regulatory compliance matters. In addition, the firm has assisted a number of banking entities gain the necessary licensing documentation to establish subsidiaries in the country. On the transactional front, Lasha Nodia has debt capital markets expertise and has also been active advising both creditors and debtors in relation to insolvency and restructuring matters. Nodia heads the team alongside tax expert Eprem Urumashvili.

Georgia > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Lasha NodiaNodia, Urumashvili & Partners

Drawing upon ‘extensive experience’ across litigation and arbitration, the team at Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners provides ‘a proactive and result-focused approach’, ensuring that clients achieve results across a range of litigation, including shareholder, IP and tax disputes. Insolvency litigation is also a core strength, an area in which managing partner Lasha Nodia has gained particular acclaim. Nodia co-heads the team alongside Maka Todua, who brings an excellent insight into court processes by virtue of her previous judicial roles, including assistant to the Judge at the Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Court of Georgia, and manager at Tbilisi City Court. The ‘extremely talented’ Giorgi Kekenadze is ‘very proactive, client-oriented and diligent.’

Georgia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.