Team

Our Attorneys

LASHA KALANDADZE

MANAGING PARTNER

Lasha acts as Managing Partner of Metric. He served for over 10 Years as a Senior Judge and was Deputy Chairman of the Court of Appeals. He was instrumental in drafting of the legal framework of the Republic of Georgia. He is an expert in Commercial and Banking Law and is called upon to draft international trade contracts and advise on complex commercial matters. He is also regularly commissioned to write expert reports for cases and third party arbitration and represents these before domestic and foreign countries courts and/or international arbitrations, mostly on international transactions, banking law, insurance law, entrepreneur law. Lasha has experience at representing clients in international level. He drafted several contracts for clients in various business fields, including the situation when counter-parties were represented by internationally famous law firms and lawyers.

TEA KHAMKHADZE

PARTNER

BARRISTER

An expert in courtroom litigation, Tea Khamkhadze is a skilled and feared lawyer who has successfully represented child, family, and civil law claims. She’s well-versed in using an adversarial system of judges in favor of her clients. She is skilled in interviewing witnesses and experts to win for her clients. Tea Khamkhadze has served ten years as a Judge in Georgian courts and possesses a wealth of experience in litigation of all types. She maintains an excellent network within the legal and business communities and is renowned for delivering results.

Tea Khamkhadze can provide detailed legal advice based on long-term judicial experience, draw up any legal documents, and represent you in court proceedings or out-of-court mediation. She can also provide due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and real estate purchases, provide you with expert report preparation, and advise on details of copyright and trademark law.

Key Experience

She has adjudicated all kinds of civil and administrative cases as a trial judge, including but not limited to contracts, commercial, real estate, loans, mortgages, stocks, copyrights, insurance, and patent cases.

She drafted legislation, including the Georgian Civil Code and the Civil Procedure Code.

Tea Khamkhadze has created contracts in many areas of civil law, including business, banking, real estate, partnership, insurance, and more.

She has also created legal expert reports for Georgian and foreign companies related to property and contractual issues. She represented clients in all court instances, arbitration, and administrative bodies.

Tea Khamkhadze has been critical in harmonizing Georgian legislation with the western legal system.

Career History

Judge, Tbilisi City Court

Judge, Rustavi City Court

Consultant, Supreme Court of Georgia

Assistant to judge, Tbilisi Court of Appeal

Education

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law, Qualification of lawyer

Qualification exams:

Qualification exam for judge

Qualification exam for lawyer (Georgian Bar Association)

Qualification exam for assistant to a judge

MARI NIKABADZE

Specializing in the Corporate Sector, Mari Nikabadze is a certified broker of securities and a Certified Court Mediator. She works closely with some of Georgia’s most prominent foreign investors and has worked extensively in the Financial Sector, most notably with the National Bank of Georgia. At Legal-Metric, she is a business specialist.

Key Experience:

SOCAR Energy Georgia (2017 – present)

Chief lawyer

IIT Chicago-Kent College (August – December 2016)

Law Clinic Internship

SOCAR Georgia Gas (2009 – 2017)

Head of Legal Department

Education:

University of London (2012 – present)

Master of Laws (LLM) with a specialization in Commercial and Corporate Law

School of American Law (2015 – 2016)

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Illinois Institute of Technology

LLM – U.S., International, and Transnational Law

Georgian Institute of Public Affairs – GIPA (2004 – 2007)

Master’s Degree in Public Administration

VAKHTANG MCHEDLISHVILI

SPECIAL COUNSEL

Vakhtang Mchedlishvili brings a depth of high-level experience to every case. He was the Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resource Protection of Georgia and a High Council of Justice of Georgia Member. He provides training to lawyers at the Georgian Bar Association and is Assistant Professor at Ivane Javakhishvili University in Tbilisi. At Legal-Metric, he specializes in Corporate Law, Personal law, Tax law, Litigation, and Administrative Law

MAMUKA GHVINIASHVILI

ATTORNEY AT LAW

Mamuka Ghviniashvili covers the higher echelons of business in Georgia, specializing in Governmental and Corporate Affairs. His experience is ideal for representing client interests and achieving results while navigating the corridors of power. Previously engaged in the Supreme Court of Georgia, specializing in Entrepreneurship & Bankruptcy, clients appreciate his understanding of the legal process in practice.

 

BESIK SISVADZE

PARTNER

Most prominently known in legal circles for his work as a Judge, Besik Sisvadze brings gravitas and experience to any proceeding. He’s a founder member of the Georgian Bar Association and has been responsible for overseeing the further education of Lawyers in Georgia. He was head of lecturing in civil procedural law at Ivane Javakhishvili University in Tbilisi. Besik Sisvadze is an active partner in the firm and has experience in business law and bankruptcy proceedings.

 

IVA CHOGOVADZE

ATTORNEY AT LAW

Iva Chogovadze is a highly skilled and competent lawyer. He assists Legal-Metric clients, smoothly assuming and combining various functions to meet their corporate needs. He has experience drafting legal documents, including but not limited to due diligence and contracts. Current fields of activity include: Real Estate (contracts, registration, acquisition, constriction, litigation) Corporate Law (company formation, registration, banking) Family Law and litigation in family law residence permit representation in minor/child cases Personal Law (Wills and inheritance, representation)

Key Experience:

Metric Law | Tax

Attorney at law

LEPL Legal Aid Service of Georgia

Lawyer of the Internal Audit Department

Law Firm I-Consulting LLC Managing Partner NGO Civil Development Society Chairperson and founding member LEPL National Center for Children and Youth Senior Lawyer Law Firm Kuprashvili and Lawyers LLC Of Counsel Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

Master of Laws Bachelor of Laws Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Summer School on Medical Law: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Healthcare

 

IRAKLI ADEISHVILI

EXPERT

Irakli Adeishvili is an experienced Lawyer in Telecommunications and represents one of Georgia’s biggest mobile operators. He holds a Ph.D. in Law and worked as a Judge at the Tbilisi Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Civil Chamber. He participates in cases and represents clients’ interests as an expert at local and international levels. His expert reports include banking, business, contract, torts, and entrepreneurial law. He ensures that Legal Metric clients are correctly represented before local and foreign courts and international arbitrations and effectively and fairly realize their rights and legal interests.

Locations

Tbilisi

Shartava Street 40 (11th Floor)

0160 Tbilisi, Georgia

Phone | WhatsApp | Signal |

Telegram +995 577 462 515

Hours

Monday — Friday

10am — 7pm

Saturday — Sunday

By Appointment Only