Education:

  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University -  PHD Degree in Law   (Magna Cum Laude) - (01.10.2011-01.10.2015)
  • Bucerius Law School & WHU_Otto Beisheim School of Management Hamburg/Vallendar Germany  - Master of Law and Business (MLB) - (23.08.2010-20.08.2011)
  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University -  Master of Law (LLM) - (01.10.2007-29.04.2009)
  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University  - Bachelor of law - (01.09.2003-23.05.2007)

Additional Trainings 

National Intellectual Property Centre of Georgia - International Conference “Georgia Against Counterfeiting and Piracy” - 12-13 July, Batumi, Georgia 2018

Georgian lawyers for Independent Profession - Conference on Actual Issues of Georgian Legislation - 20 November, Tbilisi Georgia, 2018

European Business Association Georgia & Ministry of Justice of Georgia - International Conference on Alternative Dispute Resolution -  October 26, Tbilisi, Georgia

Training Centre of Justice of Georgia - Complex 21-hour Training Course on “Insolvency Management” - 15-16-17 January, 2018

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University       National Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution - Participated as a Judge in Georgian National Competition on Representation in Commercial Mediation -  (23-26 November, Tbilisi 2017)

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University - International Conference: „Legislative and Practical Challenges of Georgian Labour Law” - 17-18 March, Gudauri, Georgia;

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University - International Conference on Competition Law - 11-12 July, Borjomi, Georgia, 2016

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University       National Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution - Participated as a Judge in Georgian National Competition on Representation in Commercial Mediation - 

(19-20 December, Tbilisi 2015)

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University       National Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution - Participated as a Coach in Georgian National Arbitration Competition - (15-16 November, Tbilisi 2014)

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University       National Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution - Training Course on Arbitration - (16-18 September, Tbilisi 2013)

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University       National Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution - Participated as a Judge in Georgian National Arbitration Competition - (22-23 June, Tbilisi 2013)

Georgian Bar Association - Certificate on Professional Ethics of Bar Members - 2013, Tbilisi

Georgian Bar Association - Certificate on Professional Ethics of Bar Members -2012, Tbilisi

Bucerius Law School & WHU_Otto Beisheim School of Management - Intercultural Competence (Workshop) -28-29 October, 2010, Hamburg

Joachim Herz Foundation - Certificate for the Excellent Academic Performance in Past - 02.09.2010, Hamburg

Georgian Bar Association - Member of Georgian Bar Association, Certificate of Bar exams - 26.11.2007, Tbilisi

Ministry of Defence of Georgia - Certificate for Successfully completion of Reserve Soldier Preparation Program, 401st Battalion Member (Reserve) - 31.03.2007-17.04.2007

The Georgetown University Law Centre - Street Law “Train the Trainer” Workshop Sponsored by the DC Street Law Clinic - Fall 2006, USA

American Bar Association - Trial Advocacy Skills Course - 2-4 May, 2006 Tbilisi

Young Republicans Institute - Moot Court Competition in civil law in the Supreme Court of Georgia - December 18, 2005

American Bar Association Promoting the Rule of Law - Certificate for Successful Completion of “Street Law Training” -September 28- October 1, 2005, Tbilisi

The Constitutional Court of Georgia - State Legal Olympiad “Human and The Constitution” Certificate for the victory of nomination – “Best Court Decision” - 2005, Tbilisi

Georgian Youth Association, Local Democracy Research Centre - Local Democracy (International Experience and Georgia) - 2005, Tbilisi

working language : Georgian, English, Russian
Membership of professional bodies:

  • Member of Georgian Bar Association since 2007;
  • Member of Georgian Association of Mediators Since 2015;

Other skills

  • MS Office, MS Works, Beck-Online, Hein-Online, Westlaw,
  • Va-Bank (Commercial bank operation program)

Present position:

  • Law Office Full Legal Service - Founder & Managing Partner
  • Tbilisi Arbitration Institute – Managing Director
  1. Years within the firm
  • 5 Year

Key qualifications

  • Education from Tbilisi State University, Bucerius Law School and WHU_Otto Beisheim School of Management, with PHD, MLB, and LLM degree gives me competitive advantage, as far as I have Education not only in the different fields of Law, but also in the Business;
  • Thanks to Over 6 years of Teaching Experience in the High Ranked Universities of Georgia, I always keep myself informed, about new changes in the law;
  • Over 13 years of experience in Litigation and Arbitration is another competitive advantage;
  • Over 8 years of experience in Banking and Securities Law;
  • Over 5   years of experience in Problem Assets Management;
  • Over 5 years of experience in Bank assets realization;
  • Over 5 years of experience in Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, and M&A Transactions;
  • In depth knowledge of Duties of Corporate Directors, Commercial Bank Regulations, and Transactions; as well as AML Regulations.
  • Over 3 years of working experience in the scope of projects of International Donor Organizations such as EU, USAID, GIZ;
  • Good knowledge and Intensive experience of drafting legal and analytical documents;
  • Large experience of drafting expert conclusions;
  • Very good writing and verbal communication Skills;
  • Intensive experience of negotiations;
     
  • Professional experience:
     
  • Law Office –Full Legal Service   -   Founder & Managing partner    -    01.04.2015 So far

    Tbilisi Arbitration Institute -  Managing Director  - 01.04.2015 So far

    European Business Association, Mediation and arbitration Centre - Arbitrator, Mediator -01.06.2018 So Far

    East European University Tea Imedadze, Vice - Rector - Associate Professor of Law - 01.10.2015 So Far

    Free University of Tbilisi - Invited Lecturer - 01.10.2014 So far 

    Global Pay (PSP,E _commerce) - Legal Consultant - 2017-2018

    Tbilisi Traders Club (Forex Trading) - Legal Consultant - 01.04.2015- 01.04.2016

    JSC Silk Road Bank -  Head of Legal and Problem Loans Management Department -  01.09.2012- 31.03.2015

    Embassy of Georgia In Germany (Berlin) Department of Consulate -  Assistant of Consul -  28.02.2011- 29.04.2011

    JSC Silk Road Bank - Head of Judicial and Enforcement Support Division -  01.01.2009- 01.09.2009

    JSC Silk Road Bank - Lawyer - 2007-2008

    Law Committee of Parliament of Georgia - Intern - 2007-2008

    JSC Silk Road Bank - intern- 2006-2007

    ABA/CEELI (American Bar Association) -  Tutor, Street Law Course -  2006-2007

    Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University -  Head of Section –Theory of State and Law -  2004-2006

    Other relevant information

    Publications

    ·         Corporate Law, Handbook for Lawyers, Co-author, GIZ, USAID, EWMI, October 2019, Tbilisi, Georgia. Available at: http://lawlibrary.info/ge  

    ·         The Regulation of Insolvency Practitioners of Georgia, Country Report -  Co-outor together with Associate Prof. of law of Tbilisi Free University, Tbilisi 2017; (This paper forms part of the wider International Project on Insolvency Practitioner Regulation, a collaborative research project between INSOL International and the Centre for Business and Insolvency Law at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK; the Business and Law Research Centre at Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands; the Commercial and Property Law Research Centre at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia; and the Centre for Advanced Corporate and Insolvency Law at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. This specific paper forms part of the research being conducted in the Europe region by the Business and Law Research Centre at Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands. This collaborative project has been made possible with funding from INSOL International, which funding is gratefully acknowledged.)

     

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