Tamar Jikia

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Tamar Jikia

Associate

Tbilisi | Dechert Georgia LLC, Pixel Building, 7th Floor, 34 Chavchavadze Avenue, Tbilisi 0179
+995 322 20 66 25

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Tamar Jikia focuses her practice on corporate and securities matters with a particular emphasis on corporate governance. Ms. Jikia is a graduate of Free University of Tbilisi Law School where, she successfully participated in various international and national moot court competitions.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Jikia worked at a non-governmental organization where her main duties included legal research, analysis and drafting of legislation on various policy matters. She also served as a short-term intern at the Court of Justice of the European Union at the cabinet of Advocate General where she studied case law pertaining to the personal data protection in the European Union.

Significant Representations

  • Betsson AB in relation to its US$85 million acquisition of a Georgian company operating in the gaming sector.
  • Merrill Lynch International and a leading global financial services firm as Joint Lead Managers in connection with the issuance, offering and sale of JSC BGEO Group’s US$350 million 6.00% Notes due 2023 on the Irish Stock Exchange.
  • JSC Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation on a liability management exercise in relation to its US$250 million 6.875% notes due in 2017, which included the issuance of new notes.
  • A major European telecommunications company in connection with due diligence and Georgian-law advice relating to its assets and legal entities in Georgia.
  • A United Arab Emirates-based company in relation to civil claims in Georgia.
  • A foreign investor in Georgia in relation to investments in real estate and hotel assets.
Education
  • Free University of Tbilisi, BLL, 2015
Admissions
  • Georgia
Languages
  • Georgian
  • English
  • Russian