May 14, 2014
We are pleased to announce that Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) keeps its high rankings in the international research-based guides to the legal profession. The 2014 editions of IFLR 1000, Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 have once again recognized MKD as one of the leading law firms for Georgia.
The guides distinguish MKD’s achievements in the following practice areas in Georgia:
General Business Law: The team is praised for offering "...a wide range of expertise to international investors, including advice on corporate and M&A, financing, IP, tax and restructuring law."
Dispute Resolution: The researchers state that MKD is well known for its work in insolvency, restructuring and commercial disputes, as well as other civil cases. The firm also enjoys a strong track record in arbitration and mediation, receiving enthusiastic praise from clients saying MKD is"...‘historically active in litigation."
Financial and Corporate: The well-regarded firm of Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri is remarkable for banking and finance expertise although it has a full-service offering, highlights The Legal 500 ranking publication. Recent major clients include Asian Development Bank, the EBRD, IFC.
It is also our pleasure to inform you that MKD partner Victor Kipiani is named a leading lawyer (Band 1) for Georgia in his respective practices. A well-known name on the market, he is highly recommended for banking and finance, capital markets, corporate, energy and contract law. Victor Kipiani is advising the EBRD, Japan Tobacco International, Rakia, Nokia, Knauf, IFC and others.
Market sources also praise the managing partner David Dzidziguri, who is recommended for contentious matters. Over the recent period he managed a number of high-profile mandates, including GlaxoSmithKline, Japan Tobacco International and New Line Cinema.
Irakli Mgaloblishvili is another partner at MKD highly regarded by clients for advising on privatisation, project finance, international arbitration, joint ventures, and M&A. His recent major clients include Bank of America, Rusal, Alfa Group, Siemens, IDS Borjomi, Poti Sea Port Corporation and others.
Keeping persistently high ratings by our firm signifies the breadth of experience and top-quality legal services we have available to our clients. Their confidence in our abilities, their trust and friendship is something we are always thankful for.
N.B.: The legal guides’ rankings and comments are based on results of independent research, conducted through thousands of interviews of lawyers and their clients worldwide. The aspects on which rankings are based are recommendations of clients, opinions of lawyers and information on company's client lists and transactions the team has been involved in.