Business Legal Bureau

General Business Law Department

Georgia
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What the team is known for Compact firm providing comprehensive business law advice to domestic and international companies and financial institutions. Demonstrates extensive experience in complex financing transactions. Advises on M&A and general corporate issues spanning multiple sectors including real estate, energy, construction, and food and drink producers. Also assists with niche issues related to privatisation obligations over land, including sites of cultural importance. Clients include blue-chip international companies as well as domestic corporates.

Strengths Clients laud the team's focus on business needs. "The team is efficient, very responsive and client-oriented," a client says, adding: "They provided tailored services."

Interviewees praise the group's knowledge of the market practice. "They have a very good understanding of the Georgian environment," a client says, adding that they are able to translate this into advice understandable to international clients.

Work highlights Advised Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft in relation to the high-value financing of a new Coca-Cola plant in Georgia.

Notable practitioners

Regarded as an "outstanding" and "top-tier lawyer" by sources, Kakha Sharabidze holds a strong reputation in this market. His broad expertise covers all general business law matters, as well as financing. "He is very efficient, a good negotiator and problem solver," a client says, adding: "He is very proactive and pleasant to work with."