Davit Kikaleishvili – Managing Partner
Davit Kikaleishvili is the founder and managing partner of VBAT. The main areas of his practice include corporate law, contract law, real estate and construction law, investment law, privatization, labour law, family law, legal support of projects (energetics, national resources, telecommunications). Throughout the years, Davit has successfully represented individuals and legal entities in civil and administrative proceedings, before the courts or arbitrations. Since 2003, he is the member of Georgian Bar Association.
Companies, such as KPMG, TBC Leasing, CHC Helicopter Corporation, Aversy Pharma, Sopharma, University of Georgia, Hotel Metekhi Palace (Group of Sheraton Hotels), Tabula Magazine, TV Maestro and others, have trusted Davit to represent their interests before the courts.
Throughout the years, VBAT, under Davit’s management, has supported Bank Republic (Societe Generale Group) with respect to specific problematical loans.
Davit legally supported the entry into Georgian market of the companies, such as Net Credit, TLScontact Georgia (Visa Application Centre for the United Kingdom of Great Britain in Georgia) and others.
Davit’s professional expertise is relied on by the companies, such as Nobel Ilac, ACT Group, AMTS (Advanced Medical Technologies and Service), JST MFO Crystal, Chain of Literaturuli Café, Blauenstein Georgia, Tbilisi Open Air and others.
Davit enjoys rich experience in providing legal support to foreign companies in the franchising field.
Additional professional experience:
-Davit served as the member and the Deputy Chairperson of Accreditation Council for Educational Programmes.
-Davit serves as the Head of Disciplinary Committee at Georgian Football Association.
-Davit teaches attorney skills at Tbilisi State University and Ilia State University.
With native Georgian, Davit is fluent in English and Russian languages.