Chairperson of the Ethics commission
Chairperson of the Ethics Commission of Mediators Association of Georgia – since 2021. Chief Legal Officer (CLO) of the Microfinance Organization JSC "MFO Euro Credit"; Chairperson of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Association (SMEDA); Invited Lecturer at “New Vision”, “European”, “Alte” and “Kutaisi” universities in Corporate and Banking Law and Mediation and Negotiation.
Sophio is a lawyer. Graduated I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law and obtained Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees; Presently she is a Ph.D. researcher at New Vision University School of Law.
Certified Mediation Trainer (USAID) and organizer, speaker, and evaluator of numerous student competitions in Mediation. Starting from 2017, Sophio completed a 56-hour training course of Mediator organized by the High Council of Justice of Georgia, UNDP, and EU4Justice. From 2017 till the present she is an accredited Mediator in the Tbilisi City Court. Sophio's Mediation case Categories are Obligatory, Corporate, and Family Disputes.
As per previous professional experience: 2011 - 2019 "Georgian Lottery Company" LLC - Head of Legal Department; 2012 - 2016 State-Owned Enterprise "Anaklia" LLC - Chief Legal Officer on Regional Infrastructure Projects. 2013 - 2014 United Nations Development Program "UNDP" - The Project Legal Consultant; 2009 - 2011 "Energy Service" LLC - Chief Lawyer; 2008 - 2009 "New Energy" LLC - Lawyer; 2006 - 2008 Parliament of Georgia, Legal Issues Committee - Invited Specialist.