Firm Profile > MG Law Office > Tbilisi, Georgia

MG Law Office
60 Chavchavadze avenue, Hausart Plaza
17th floor, office N 65
0162, Tbilisi
Georgia

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

The team at MG Law Office has 'strong corporate and commercial experience'. Clients include multinational, regional and local corporations; state-owned companies; private equity houses and international investment banks, funds and other financial institutions. The practice has also seen recent activity in the field of blockchain and development programmes. M&A expert Nicola Mariani and 'true, trusted adviser' Archil Giorgadze co-head the practice. Ana Kochiashvili is an 'outstanding' associate.

Practice head(s):

Archil Giorgadze; Nicola Mariani

Other key lawyers:

Ana Kochiashvili; Tamar Jikia

Testimonials

‘The team is very competent and fast, they are very responsive and meet very short and tough deadlines, the advice is clear and practically helpful ’

‘Archil Giorgadze and Tamar Jikia are particularly helpful ’

‘Lawyers in the MG Law team have strong corporate and commercial experience and are able to provide advice of a level required by foreign investors who are not familiar with Georgian law but are familiar with the laws of other developed jurisdictions. MG Law is a standout law firm. ’

‘Archil Giorgadze is a stand out individual that has a deep and broad understanding of Georgian law. He always makes himself available and is a true trusted adviser.’

‘Overall company reputation is very positive, flexibility and quick responses makes the overall working experience very fast and pleasant ’

‘They are very candid and transparent, which is really rare. This makes communication with them much more easier and gives a higher level of trustworthiness.’

‘The MG team combines an excellent knowledge of Georgian law with a great understanding of the needs of international clients. ’

‘Archil Giorgadze has become a truly trusted partner over the years. I know that if he says it will be done, then I do not need to worry about it. Ana Kochiashvili is an outstanding associate. She is fully able to manage a reasonably complex deal on her own, including the client relationship and the third parties. She is exceptionally competent and reliable. ’

‘Very strong team of excellent lawyers, very responsive and solution-orientated’

‘I regularly work with Archil Giorgadze, I am always happy with his advice and I am impressed from his energy industry know-how. Definitely, market leader quality. Also, his associate Ana Kochiashvili is a pretty good young lawyer. ’

‘The team we worked with simplified the agreements we worked on so that it could be understood by our team members who are not well versed with legal jargon. They helped our team to make sure that we always know what we are getting into, while protecting our best interests at the same time.’

‘This ability to guide clients in a thorough yet simplified manner is what sets MG Law apart.’

Key clients

Dhabi Group Georgia LLC

Government of Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority Georgia LLC

Rakeen Uptown Development LLC

LEPL Anaklia Deep Sea Port Development Agency

Government of Georgia

J.P. Morgan Securities and UBS AG London Branch

Linnaeus Capital Partners B.V.

Geo Fitness LLC

Evolution Georgia LLC

Solibro Financial Investments

Atlas Management Group

Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

Tbilisi City Government

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Ideacity LLC

Sofrecom

Gunvor SA

Culmen International

Dispute resolution Tier 1

The team at MG Law Office is frequently involved in landmark cases in the market and handles a mixed caseload of arbitration and litigation. The team includes lawyers fluent in a number of languages, making it well placed to handle a variety of cross-border disputes. The practice is led by 'trusted adviser' Archil Giorgadze and Nicola Mariani. The firm recently represented the Government of Ras Al Khaimah in an international arbitration proceeding that was held online.

Practice head(s):

Archil Giorgadze; Nicola Mariani

Testimonials

‘A strong presence of local as well as international professionals. Experienced in cross-border transactions and investment agreements. Deep knowledge and experience of material laws. A strong litigation/arbitration platform. Well connected and access to markets. ’

‘The team is very responsive and provides quick assistance. They handle the cases in an efficient manner, provide strong arguments and defend them before the court ’

‘Ability to clearly explain the situation and establish trusting relationship’

‘Decency, professionalism, readiness to clearly explain complex issues. Proactive decision making.’

‘Archil Giorgadze is a stand out individual who has a deep and broad understanding of Georgian law. He always makes himself available and is a true trusted adviser.’

‘In my opinion the main strength of the team, besides high professionalism is being friendly with each other and with all their clients.’

‘For me most valuable is friendly manner of communication, also I have high level of trust to any of the partner or associate because the product they deliver is always comprehensive and made with due diligence.’

Key clients

Dhabi Group Georgia LLC

Small Enterprise Assistance Fund (SEAF) and JSC Foodmart

Evolution Georgia LLC

JSC Populi

MG Law is the first full-service law firm in Georgia to be founded by international partners recognized by The Legal 500 as a Top Tier Band 1 Firm.

Based in the heart of Tbilisi, our firm advises the leading Georgian and international companies, financial institutions, investment funds, governmental entities and public enterprises.

Our firm is a market leader with its unique expertise and commercial sense, built on its years of being part of an international law firm.

MG Law’s team includes some of the market’s leading advisors on both domestic and cross-border corporate, energy, and financing transactions, and domestic and international dispute resolution in the region.

We are continually searching for lawyers with diverse academic and professional background to grow our team. Our lawyers are qualified in multiple jurisdictions, including Georgia, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada.  We have worked in a number of jurisdictions, including the United Arab Emirates. We are fluent in several languages, including English, Russian, Georgian, French, and Italian.

Among many other areas, the strengths of our varied and accomplished experts primarily focus on the following sectors:

Banking and finance; capital markets; arbitration and litigation; labor and employment; infrastructure and project finance; energy law; real estate; tax and customs; investment law; corporate law; and cryptocurrency and blockchain.

Why Us?
MG Law has extensive experience in all types of cross-border transactions and disputes and advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure and project finance, capital markets (both debt and equity transactions) and international arbitration and dispute resolution, as well as a full spectrum of general corporate and commercial matters.

At MG Law, our success is attributed to our seasoned professionals who provide quality legal services to our clients, while focusing on tangible results and delivering solutions that work.

Our ability to successfully navigate through the most complex legal problems, exceptional professional judgment, and innovation sets us apart from any other firm in Georgia. MG Law is committed to efficiently meet the clients’ legal needs with maximum satisfaction.

Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 10

Department Name Email Telephone
Chairman and Founder Nicola Mariani nicola.mariani@mglaw.ge +995577183300
Managing Partner Archil Giorgadze archil.giorgadze@mglaw.ge +995591190999
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Archil Giorgadze  photo Mr Archil Giorgadze Managing Partner and Founder
Mr Nicola Mariani  photo Mr Nicola Mariani Chairman and Founder
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American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia
Georgian Bar Association