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Practice Focus

Georgy Mzhavanadze is involved in litigation and pre-trial resolution of disputes with employees, he provides advice on employee hires and terminations, corporate restructuring, staff redundancy, disciplinary enforcement, cooperation with trade unions, other employment-related issues. Georgy also provides advice on personal data protection and other matters.

Representative Legal Matters
  • Advised large international companies on the matters of termination of the entire staff, supported the clients during negotiations with the employees.
  • Successfully represented the Association of European Businesses in a complicated employment dispute with its ex-CEO who claimed for a significant termination benefit («golden parachute»).
  • Successfully represented a major international pharmaceutical company in a number of disputes with its former employees seeking reinstatement at work.
  • Advised Whirlpool on on-going employment issues and cooperation with a local trade union.
  • Advised a large international FMCG company on internal restructuring (including terminations and transfers of several hundred employees).
  • Successfully represented an international cigarette company during several labor disputes initiated by the company’s ex-employee who claimed reinstatement at work and payment of employment-related compensations.
  • Successfully represented major international and local companies in audits and court disputes with the State Labor Inspectorate.
  • Advised large international companies on internal investigations and dismissal of employees involved in violations of internal policies.
  • Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, Law Degree with Honours, 2013