Nata Ghibradze

Nata Ghibradze

Senior Associate

Email nata.ghibradze@​

Phone +49 89 290 12 161

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, Georgian, German, Russian

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

With the increasing complexity of international disputes, clients in the energy (oil & gas, renewables), construction, infrastructure, and engineering industry look to Nata Ghibradze to provide guidance on their cross-border disputes. Using the experience she gained while working at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia (Department of State Representation to International Courts), Nata focuses on international arbitration with particular attention to disputes in the Eastern European and CIS regions.

Nata has experience in handling arbitrations under the major sets of arbitration rules (ICC, UNCITRAL, DIS, and DIA rules) seated in various jurisdictions. Originally from Georgia, Nata is well-versed in the complexities of Georgian law and culture, and how these complexities affect cross-border disputes. She is fluent in English, German, Russian, and Georgian, being educated in Georgia and Germany. Nata also regularly speaks and publishes on international arbitration.


Education and admissions


Master of Law and Business, Bucerius Law School, 2014

LL.B., Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, 2011


Member of the Arbitration Council of Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC)

Member of the Supervisory Board, Arbitration Initiative Georgia (AIG)

Executive Committee Member, Russian CIS Arbitration Network (RCAN)

Georgian Bar Association


ICC Young Arbitrators Forum YAF

Young ICCA


Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Representing a state entity in a dispute arising out of a road construction in an Eastern European country.

Representing an Eastern European state-owned entity in an arbitration case in the oil and gas sector.

Advising various Eastern European state entities, agencies, and ministries on their respective rights under various contracts and acting in settlement negotiations.

Representing a multinational corporation in several arbitration proceedings concerning supply contracts in the maritime sector.

Representing a number of U.S. automotive suppliers in several post-M&A arbitrations.

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