Nino Gotsireli

Associate

gotsireli@blb.ge

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 in the legal profession, within her capacity as an invited lecturer at Tbilisi State University, she is coaching TSU Team for the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, the goal of which is to foster the study of international commercial law and arbitration.

Nino Gotsireli also provides volunteer work and acts as a member of Arbitration Initiative Georgia, NGO which aims to enhance and promote the field of alternative dispute resolution in Georgia. She supports the organization of annual Tbilisi Pre-Moot for Willem C. Vis Moot by serving as an arbitrator since 2016.

During her law school years, Nino has actively participated in a number of prestigious international moot court competitions, covering diverse areas of international law, such as Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Jean-Pictet Competition in International Humanitarian Law, etc. She was the National Champion of the 2012 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. In 2013 she was awarded a certificate for having the best oral argumentation at Telders International Law Moot Court held in Hague.

Nino is a member of the Georgian Bar Association since 2016.

Highlights:

  • Legal 500 publication keeps naming her as “future generation lawyer” and “future generation partner”;
  • Advising Poti Sea Port Corporation and its sole shareholder APM Terminals in Georgia on the expansion project of Poti seaport;
  • Represents Microsoft in a copyright protection case, the company's first in Georgia, and acted for Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music in a dispute over a violation of IP rights.
Practice

General Corporate

Restructuring and Bankruptcy

M&A

Secured Loan Transactions

Project Finance

Intellectual Property

Construction

Litigation & Arbitration

Education

MA Degree in Private Law, Tbilisi State University, 2017, with honors

BA Degree in Law, Tbilisi State University, 2013

Course on Int. Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution, Pace University School of Law, 2014, with distinctions.