Kakha Sharabidze

Managing Partner

sharabidze@blb.ge

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 valuable working experience in UK and US legal practices with the UK law firm Frere, Cholmeley Bischoff (1996-1997) and the US international law firm Steptoe & Johnson in 1999.

Parallel to his active practice in the legal profession, Kakha was involved in legislative processes; he is one of the authors of Georgian Copyright law and the Civil Code of Georgia.

In 2018, Kakha Sharabidze was elected as a Board Member at ICC Georgia. He also acts as a Board Member at the Association of Law Firms of Georgia.

 

Highlights

  • Has been representing Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in almost all major project finance transactions carried out in Georgia since 1996 with aggregate value more than billion USD.
  • Has represented EBRD in 8 project financing transactions in 2019.
  • Recognized by Chambers & Partners as the leading corporate lawyer since 2003.
  • Ranked by Legal 500 as the leading lawyer in the banking and finance sector.
  • Recognized as a highly regarded lawyer by IFLR 1000 since 2006.

 

 

Practice

Corporate

Restructuring and Bankruptcy

M&A

Banking & Credit

Secured Loan Transactions

Capital Markets

Project Finance

Intellectual Property Law

Privatization

Education

Tbilisi State University, 1998, LL.M.

With Honors

Tbilisi State University, 1994, LL.B.

With Honors