Firm Profile > BLB (Business Legal Bureau) > Tbilisi, Georgia

BLB (Business Legal Bureau)
5/16-18 MARJANISHVILI STREET
II BUILDING, II FLOOR
0102 TBILISI
Georgia

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

BLB (Business Legal Bureau)'s team has ‘outstanding expertise’ and ‘excellent legal knowledge and experience’. The group advises on contractual matters, corporate governance, corporate transaction structuring, due diligence, employment and IP matters. The ‘exceptionalKakha Sharabidze leads the team, which also has strength in M&A, restructuring and shareholder relationships. Senior associate Ana Rekhviashvili is ‘committed and exceptionally responsive’.

Practice head(s):

Kakha Sharabidze

Testimonials

‘BLB’s team possess excellent legal knowledge and experience.’

‘Mr. David Khaindrava is an outstanding corporate lawyer. He has unique legal skills enabling him to organize/solve every corporate matter in a structurally organized and highly professional way. ‘

‘The firm has outstanding expertise and a team of lawyers committed to the clients’ interests.’

‘Kakha Sharabidze and David Khaindrava are exceptional lawyers in the market having the broad knowledge and combined thinking always focused on the business interests of the clients. Ana Rekhviashvili stands out with her committed and exceptionally responsive style of service oriented on creative solutions for the complex needs of our company.’  

Key clients

Poti Sea Port Corporation

Anhui Conch Cement Company Limited

Servier Laboratories

Stimor S.A.

Old Energy

KMC Glass

Gloria LLC

Holding My.ge

Meidan Group

Bloomsharks LLC

Dispute resolution Tier 2

BLB (Business Legal Bureau) is ‘excellent in the dispute resolution field’, providing ‘business-orientated and effective legal strategies’. It handles litigation across a number of industries including technology, transportation, entertainment, finance, industrial and manufacturing. Kakha Sharabidze heads the group, which also provides niche expertise in respect of marine and copyright law. Associate Nino Gotsireli is ‘focused on a fast and efficient service’.

Practice head(s):

Kakha Sharabidze;

Testimonials

‘BLB’s team is excellent in the dispute resolution field. Their legal strategies are always business-oriented and effective. They always manage to represent the case considering the very best interests of their clients.’

‘Mr. David Khaindravava is an outstanding and very experienced litigator. He has unique expertise in almost every area of business law.’

‘We as a  client of the litigation practice of the firm benefit from the firm’s unique way of dealing with litigation matters so that the firm creates the strategy of the whole process, engages the team members having the expertise in the relevant sector. The service is always focused on business interests of the company, exceptionally efficient and responsive.’

‘Our company benefits from the wealth of knowledge and expertise of all three founding partners of the firm, plus new litigation partner Zaza Japharidze. Maya Mtsariashvili, the partner of the firm, stands out for her extremely organized strategies for litigation matters assisted by Nino Gotsireli, attorney focused on fast and efficient delivery of services with exceptional quality to the company.’ 

‘The team provides pragmatic guidance and comprehensive advice, based on years of experience, its advice is based on thorough analysis of all potential scenarios. The team is very responsive to client’s needs, finding best business solutions.’

‘Unique in terms of the amount of time partners spent on deals; clients really benefit from years of their experience. Their depth of experience is beneficial in finding tailored solutions for the clients. Kakha Sharabidze and Ana Rekhviashvili are to be mentioned specifically.’

Key clients

Poti Sea Port Corporation

Oversea private Corporation

Microsoft Corporation

Team Travel LLC

TBC Bank

Elman Srl

Real estate and construction (and projects) Tier 2

BLB (Business Legal Bureau) is ‘excellent in the real estate and construction areas’, according to one client. It has notable knowledge of all asset classes from commercial, retail and industrial through to residential and mixed-use. The team also handles sales, acquisition and leasing matters in addition to advising investors on real estate privatisation matters. Construction-related instructions, including contracts and construction permits, are a further area where the group excels as it has a track record in handling the development of hotels, hydropower plants and resorts, among others. Practice head Kakha Sharabidze is noted for his ‘excellent legal expertise’.

Practice head(s):

Kakha Sharabidze;

Testimonials

‘BLB is an excellent law firm for business companies operating in real estate and construction areas. They are very experienced in this regard and always manage to find the smartest and the most business-oriented legal solutions.’

‘Mr. David Khaindrava has excellent legal expertise and is a very reliable professional. The quality of legal services rendered by him is brilliant.’

‘All three partners of the firm are engaged in transactions covering the real estate and construction sector. Clients benefit by direct services from the partners having more than 20 years of experience gained in the industry. Quick service, responsiveness, excellent knowledge of the matter is team’s key asset.’

‘Partners of the firm David Khaindrava, Maya Mtsariashvili and Kakha Sharabidze have exceptional knowledge of the industry with broad experience dealing with real estate transactions for more than 20 years. Our company benefited from the depth of their experience and the exceptional ability to make the complex simple. Associates of the firm Levan Kirtskhalia and Nino Gotsireli are smart, practical and solution oriented lawyers.’

Key clients

Poti Sea Port Corporation

Baltic Group

Villa Godoli

Stimor

Banking and finance Tier 3

BLB (Business Legal Bureau) fields a team of ‘exceptional professionals’, acclaimed as ‘excellent for banking and finance’ matters. Clients note department head Kakha Sharabidze’s ‘expertise and reputation for project finance’ matters and he also excels in handling secured loan transactions, due diligence and acquisitions. The team, which also includes ‘highly qualified’ senior associate Ana Rekhviashvili, is well equipped to assist with English law matters owing to its association with London-based Tulloch & Co.

Practice head(s):

Kakha Sharabidze;

Testimonials

‘BLB’s team is excellent at the banking and finance area of law. In addition to their unique drafting/writing skills, they are outstanding negotiators. BLB always tries to find the best and the smartest legal solution to any problematic issue.’

‘Mr. Kakha Sharabidze and Mr. David Khaindrava are excellent professionals in the banking and finance area of law. Their advice is always firm and effective.’

‘Exceptional team of professionals, goes very deep into client’s business needs.’ 

‘Partners of the firm engage with each client and the project; dealing with the firm guarantees involvement of a partner having more than 20 years of experience. Kakha Sharabidze has excellent expertise and reputation in the banking and project finance sector assisted by highly qualified associate Ana Rekhviashvili. They are quick in delivering the service, very responsive, focused to add some value to the project they are working on.’

Key clients

EBRD

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft

BLB is a full-scale law firm uniting lawyers with extensive knowledge and outstanding cross-border experience. Our team delivers impressive results in transactions and secures significant litigation victories for its clients ranging from well-established privately held corporations and the world’s most respected financial institutions to emerging companies, family-run businesses, and individuals.

Clients of BLB benefit by receiving personal and unparalleled services directly from Partners who take the lead and continue to be actively involved in every stage of the transaction/case while supported by highly qualified Associates. To best serve our clients, we have developed an in-depth understanding of their legal challenges and consistently work to provide the best possible legal solutions. Our performance is characterized by a success-oriented approach, involving carefully elaborated detailed plan of actions for each matter.

BLB has a long-standing association with the English law firm Tulloch & Co, Solicitors, London, that enables the firm’s team to advise clients on international business transactions as governed by the laws of England and Wales.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Kakha Sharabidze sharabidze@blb.ge
Photo Name Position Profile
 Toka Bolkvadze  photo Toka Bolkvadze Counsel
 David Khaindrava photo David Khaindrava Partner
 Rusudan Maisuradze  photo Rusudan Maisuradze Partner
 Maya Mtsariashvili photo Maya Mtsariashvili Partner
Mr Kakha Sharabidze photo Mr Kakha Sharabidze Managing Partner
Georgian
English
Russian
French
Georgian Bar Association
New York Bar