Giorgi Kankava

G-Kankava Lawyer

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Giorgi Kankava is a lawyer practicing in MKD law firm since 1999. Mr. Kankava’s practice are concentrated in banking, project finance and antitrust law, and it addresses the areas of on commercial  and contract law, energy, insurance, securities, M&A and joint ventures law, investment funds and real estate law.                   

Representation and/or advising on:
  • IFIs and Export-Import Agencies on financing of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Main Export Pipeline and South Caucasus Pipeline (Shah Deniz) Projects;
  • sale-purchase of Tbilisi Electricity Distribution Company (Telasi);
  • introduction of private management of Varzikhe Hydro Power Cascade;
  • management of shares of SakTransGas Distribution Company by Georgian Gas;
  • privatizations of Rustavicement plant and natural gas distribution companies;
    activities of Georgian Glass & Mineral Water Co.;
  • Western Route Export Pipeline/British Petroleum;
  • wireless communication companies in Georgia;
  • incorporation of Joint Venture of State Railway Companies of Georgia, Moldova and Romania;
  • US Embassy in Tbilisi and US Department of State on real estate transaction for a new embassy compound;
  • the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on a number of financing, banking, equity and project finance transactions;
  • the Supsa Port Authority on interpretation of the Host Government and Pipeline Construction and Operation Agreement for the purpose of operation of Supsa oil terminal;
  • ACDI-VOCA on monetization program of US Government for Georgian agriculture sector;
  • the Investment Fund for Central and Eastern Europe (at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark) on agricultural projects;
  • KPMG (Baku/Tbilisi offices) on corporate matters;
  • the Georgian Government on a major arbitration dispute at ICSID/WB;
  • CMS Cameron McKenna (US) on energy projects in hydro power sector of Georgia;
  • the Georgian Government on privatization of Georgian Ocean Shipping Company;
Voronezh State University, Faculty of Law
Voronezh, Russia
Diploma in Law, 1993  



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