Affiliations / Mediation PanelsEmpaneled as a mediator and arbitrator with the Asian International Arbitration Center.
Mediator listed on the roster of the Green Climate Fund (GFC) and of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Workplace Mediators.
Accredited mediator at the LEPL Mediators Association of Georgia.
Areas of Mediation ExpertiseCommercial, Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure, Employment, International Trade, Real Estate
Countries Active in
Other Mediation Experience
•Court-annexed mediation referrals by the Tbilisi City Court since 2017 - present
•Private mediation engagements (i.e. non court-annexed) since 2018 - present
•Facilitation/mediation of disputes (and conflict coaching) with the ADB Office of Special Project Facilitator (OSPF) between the affected communities and implementing partners (2016 – 2022)
•Delivery of mediator certification training (65 hr training) in Georgia under the umbrella of Resolve.
•Training of over a hundred lawyers, judges, mediators as a consultant/expert trainer for UNDP Georgia, UNDP Ukraine, USAID Georgia, USAID Sri Lanka, on:
-Party representation in mediation (Mediation Advocacy) for lawyers
-Training for judges on screening and referring cases to mediation
-Mediation center management for the staff of institutions.
•Coaching university teams for the IBA/VIAC Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC) as well as for the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.
•Co-chair of the drafting committee of the IIMC Colombo Investment-Mediation Moot competition. Author of ICC International Mediation Competition problems (in 2021 and in 2023)
•JAMS Weinstein International Fellowship in 2022.Publications:
Mediation: to Survive - Kluwer Mediation Blog (kluwerarbitration.com)
What Does it Take to Try Mediation? - Kluwer Mediation Blog (kluwerarbitration.com)
We Have the Law! We Signed the Convention! What’s next? - Kluwer Mediation Blog (kluwerarbitration.com)
Mediation and Leadership - Kluwer Mediation Blog (kluwerarbitration.com)
Courts Should Be The Alternative! – Georgia Soon To Adopt The Law On Mediation - Kluwer Mediation Blog (kluwerarbitration.com)
Tbilisi Mediation Days - A Glance Into The History, The Present, The Future - Kluwer Mediation Blog (kluwerarbitration.com)
Mediation in Georgia: From Tradition to Modernity. 2016 | United Nations Development Programme (undp.org)