Mr Lasha Nodia > Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners > Tbilisi, Georgia > Lawyer Profile

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 > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Lasha NodiaNodia, Urumashvili & Partners

Led by founding partner Lasha Nodia and former Tbilisi City Court manager Maka Todua, Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners has longstanding experience handling insolvency cases and boasts significant expertise in IP and patent matters. Additionally, the ‘team of outstanding legal professionals’ has seen its cross-border dispute experience bolstered by a high-profile dispute in which the practice represents a major US-based pharmaceutical company. Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze is also recommended for his ‘outstanding diligence and competence.’

Georgia > Banking and finance

The ‘highly qualified’ team at Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners advises banks and microfinance organisations on issues such as obtaining banking licenses, establishing subsidiaries or investment funds and tax due diligence. Founding partner Lasha Nodia, who is experienced in a wide range of banking and finance transactions, leads the team alongside fellow founding partner and tax expert Eprem Urumashvili.

Georgia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners handles a range of commercial and corporate issues for clients operating in Georgia, including matters which require multi-jurisdictional coordination. The team is also active on cross-border M&A transactions and recently assisted energy company Industrieliegenschaftenverwaltung AG with the purchase of minority shareholding in Georgian hydro plant operators. Founding partner Lasha Nodia heads the practice alongside the ‘proactive, reliable and responsive’ Vakhtang Gamtsemlidze. Giorgi Kekenadze is also noted.