Giorgi Tsertsvadze (Georgia)

Giorgi Tsertsvadze is an Associate Professor at Tbilisi State University Law Faculty, and a practicing lawyer since 2003. He is a member of the Georgian Bar Association and the founding /managing partner of the law firm J & T Consulting, a leading law firm in Georgia.

As a certified mediator since 2012, Giorgi was the founder of the National Center for ADR at Tbilisi State University (TSU-NCADR), one of the first non-profit centers to develop and implement mediation in Georgia and serves as NCADR’s Academic Director. Giorgi is also the founder and a former chairman of the Georgian Association of Mediators. In 2018. Giorgi has founded EBA Mediation and Arbitration Center in Cooperation with European Business Association in Georgia. The EBA MAC is the first and only private service ADR services provider offering a full range of mediation and arbitration services.

Giorgi has extensive international experience. He is the beneficiary of grants and scholarships from and actively participates in programs by the Max Planck Institute for International Private and Comparative Law (Germany), the Volkswagen Foundation (Germany), the German Academic Exchange Service (Germany), Chuo Law School (Japan), Japan Association of Arbitrators (Japan) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the JAMS Foundation (USA – Harvard University, Stanford University, Pepperdine University), and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).

Giorgi is a native speaker of Georgian and is fluent in English.