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First Deputy Minister of Justice

Tamar Tkheshelashvili

First Deputy Minister of Justice

20 September 1983

Education:

2021 - PhD candidate (current), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

2015 - International Trade Law and Practice within the World Trade Organization. Graduate Institute, Geneva.

2014 - Multimodal program in EU and international law. University of St. Louis, Brussels.

2005 - Master of Law, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

work experience:

July 2021- present - the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. First Deputy Ministerof Justice.

April-July, 2021 - Parliamentary Secretary of the President of Georgia.

September-April, 2020 - Legal Adviser to the President of Georgia.

2019-2020 - MKD Law firm, Partner.

2015-2019 - MKD Law firm, Lawyer, Member of the Business Development Committee.

2016-2019 - Member of the working groups of the Investors' Council under the Prime Minister of Georgia.

2014-2015 - Energotrans Ltd, Head of Legal Service

2005 – 2015 - MKD Law firm, Lawyer.

Throughout her legal practice, Tamar has participated in many projects with the involvement of both local and foreign companies. Tamar Tkeshelashvili was a legal supporter of large investment projects and represented companies such as: Société Générale, Bank of New York Mellon, NASDAQ OMX, EBRD, Western Union, IBM, Marriot Hotels International, New Line Cinema, NewsCorp and others.

Member of the Georgian Bar Association since 2007, licensed lawyer.

Academic activities:

2017-present - Invited Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

2017-2018 - Invited Lecturer at Caucasus School of Law (Caucasus University).