Rendering expert tailored legal services since 1995

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....

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BLB expands its practice transforming into a full-scale law firm

With the addition of new Partner, Rusudan Maisuradze, our team will bolster its thriving capabilities in transactional as well as in dispute resolution practice and offer its clients services in the fields of EU Regulations, Business & Human Rights, and Media Law. Rusudan graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has an excellent record of managing legal affairs for...

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BLB continues its long-standing collaboration with OPIC

BLB’s team represented Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in a $29 million deal in connection with the recapitalization of existing loans, general working capital, and maintenance of the Marriott Tbilisi Hotel, Marriott Courtyard Hotel, and GMT Plaza. BLB has been representing OPIC in its project finance transactions related to the development of Marriot hotels in Georgia since 1996. O...

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BLB remains the law firm of choice for APM Terminals, one of the biggest investors in Georgia

BLB has provided transactional and general legal support to Poti Sea Port Corporation (PSPC) and its sole shareholder APM Terminals in Georgia since 2011.  Strategically-located, Poti Sea Port is the largest port in Georgia currently serving as the European gateway for international trade in Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, and is ideally located to become a future hub for Central Asia trade. APM...

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Our team is privileged to be the outside counsel of Microsoft Corporation in Georgia

The software piracy rate in Georgia was about 90% when our team has started managing the very first campaign for enforcement of Microsoft’s IP rights in Georgia through civil actions in 2015. In an unprecedented move, in less than six months, BLB undertook a number of enforcement actions on behalf of Microsoft in Georgia and achieved a 100% success rate. We aim to contribute to decreasing the soft...

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Contributing our knowledge and expertise Pro Bono

BLB has been rendering Pro Bono service for the Alexander Kartveli Association from the very beginning of its formation. Alexander Kartveli Association was founded by US citizens, Richard Rubin and Stephen Johnson, Aviation Media LLC, US corporation and Georgian citizen, Ramaz Bluashvili. The association’s main objective is to curate Alexander Kartveli's life and accomplishments. Alexander Kartvel...

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COVID-19 Resource Center

Amid the global COVID-19 public health emergency that creates challenges for families and businesses in Georgia and worldwide, we offer a centralized location for the latest regulatory and legal updates, guidance, analysis, and resources to help clients respond to legal implications of the pandemic. COVID-19 Resource Center We have designed our COVID-19 Resource Center to provide you with the late...

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Partner Note: The law which aims to attract the foreign direct investments provides for the nationalization and confiscation of the investments

Amid the pandemic-induced economic crisis, a revival of suspended investment projects and the stimulation of foreign direct investments ("FDI") have vital importance for the Georgian economy. In this context, we would like to draw attention to the fundamental defect of the respective legal framework that creates an unfavorable investment environment and makes investment projects non-bankable for t...

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BLB represents Nona Gaprindashvili against Netflix

BLB, together with American lawyers, defends the interests of Georgian chess legend Nona Gaprindashvili in the legal dispute initiated against Netflix in California, United States. The dispute concerns a false statement purposefully made in the final episode of The Queen’s Gambit series regarding the most significant career achievement of the Georgian grandmaster, claiming as if she had never face...

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Our Team

Kakha Sharabidze

Managing Partner

Kakha Sharabidze has been a founding partner of BLB, managing it since 1995.

Prior to founding BLB, Kakha served as a Head of Division of International Legal Relationships and Legal Studies at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia; he has gained a v...

Maya Mtsariashvili


Maya Mtsariashvili is a partner of BLB for around 15 years.

Maya joined BLB after a successful and longstanding career in public service and judiciary. 

Before joining our team, Maya served as a Head of the Department of International Legal Relations at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia and was in charge of shaping the very f...

Rusudan Maisuradze


Rusudan Maisuradze joined BLB as a Partner in 2019. 

Before joining BLB, Rusudan practiced almost all fields of civil law. She has an excellent record of managing legal affairs for large holding companies and large-scale investment projects. 

Rusudan has an outstanding background of public service, combining her experienc...

David Khaindrava


Before founding BLB, he served as Senior Expert at the Commercial Law Department of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. 

Parallel to his active practice in the legal profession, David was involved in the legislative drafting process of virtually all major legal acts of civil laws of Georgia, including the Civil Code of Georgia.


Ana Rekhviashvili


Ana Rekhviashvili is Partner at BLB. Ana joined our firm in 2013 in the position of Paralegal and since then pursues her career at BLB. Ana’s work is focused on the legal representation of large financial institutions and investors in complex international commercial transactions.

Nino Gotsireli

Senior Associate

Nino Gotsireli joined the BLB team as an Associate in 2015.

Prior to joining BLB, she gained professional experience by working at Dechert LLP, Tbilisi office. She also has gained valuable experience regarding construction law matters during her work at LEPL Tbilisi Architecture Service.  

Parallel to her active practice...

Niko Dateshidze


Niko Dateshidze joined our team in 2021 as an Associate.

Before joining BLB, he gained significant experience in the Supreme Court of Georgia, where he had worked at first - in the Chamber of Administrative Cases and then in the Analytical Depart...

Mariam Vashakidze


Mariam Vashakidze joined BLB as an associate in 2021.

Prior to joining BLB...

Tornike (Toka) Bolkvadze

Of Counsel

Tornike (Toka) Bolkvadze is an Of Counsel of BLB.

Toka Bolkvadze began his legal career at BLB...

Lola Absandze

Junior Associate

Lola Absandze joined BLB team in June 2021 as a Junior Associate.

Before joining BLB team, Lola gained significant experience during 1-year internship in the Supreme Court...

Tengo Mghebrishvili

Junior Associate

Tengo Mghebrishvili joined the BLB team as an intern in May 2021 and currently holds the junior associate position.

Prior to joining BLB, in 2019 Tengo completed an internship in the USAID program “Gove...


Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Our expertise in dispute resolution spans a wide range of services from representation in complex civil/administrative litigation to complex criminal...

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Project Finance

Our Project Finance Practice offers market-leading experience advising on legal matters related to project structuring and development from the beginn...

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Capital Markets

We offer advice on all forms of capital-raising, intricate, cross-border financing, strategies for acquisitions, reorganization restructurings, regula...

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Our team has one of the most experienced practices focused on energy and infrastructure transactions. We have the local market knowledge and essential...

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Banking & Finance

Our team has an excellent record of advising financial institutions, corporate borrowers, securities issuers and other participants in financing trans...

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EU Regulations

In 2014 Georgia has signed Association Agreement with European Union; the Agreement introduces a preferential trade regime for Georgian companies – t...

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