Georgian International Arbitration Centre is

First non-profit arbitration institution in Georgia, which is created based on the best international arbitration practice. GIAC represents most efficient dispute resolution institution in the entire Caucasus – Black Sea – Caspian Region. The GIAC Arbitration Rules reflect the needs of the parties combining recent developments in the field.


The Secretariat

 

Beka Injia – Secretary General

Beka Injia currently holds the position of the Secretary General of the Georgian International Arbitration Centre. In parallel he is the heading the legal issues in the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Mr. Injia has previously worked both in public and in private sector. His professional experience includes positions at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia, where he was advisor in a division of State Representation in Arbitration and foreign Courts. He also worked in ministry of Finances. For number of year he was the General legal counsel of one of the largest Real Estate Development Company in Georgia. He has served as arbitrator in a several domestic construction disputes.

Mr. Injia has been the member of various working groups and committees created with the aim of reforming the existing Georgian Legislation. In particular, he was the member of the working committee created by the Ministry of Justice that prepared the draft of the amendments to the Arbitration Law of Georgia. Mr. Injia was one of the person’s behind the idea of the formation of an international arbitration institution in Georgia. He was leading the working group on Formation of International Arbitration Institution at the Georgian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He was the member of the International Commission for Final Revision of the GIAC Arbitration Rules.

He is also member of Georgian bar Association, Georgian Arbitrators Association, advisory member at Young ICCA and associate member of Georgian Law firms Association.

Mr. Injia holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Law from Tbilisi State University, as well as an LL.M in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) from a joint program of the Geneva University Law School and the Graduate Institute of international and Development Studies, in Geneva, Switzerland. Mr Injia has participated in number of international and local workshops, conferences as a speaker. He is an invited lecturer at Several Universities in Georgia.