On March 6, the Chairman of GBA – Zaza Khatiashvili presented report regarding the activities
implemented in 2014. The presentation was aimed for the international organizations and media. He
talked about the working of Committees and Commissions, implemented projects, guarantees of
lawyers’ professional institutional protection and interference during their professional practice.
The Committees of Criminal, Civil and Commercial Law, as well as the Commission of Rule of Law and
Judicial Reform, Commission of Lawyers’ rights defense are working in GBA to ensure the professional
guarantees and full implementation of the protection.
The report of the Training Centre of GBA was presented by the member of the Executive Board –Irakli
Kandashvili. The report referred to the obligatory seminars and trainings implemented by the training
center in the frames of CLE; as well as holding lawyers’ qualifying exams in a new electronic format.
The working of Commission of Rule of Law and Judicial Reform has to be highlighted, which drafted
the important legislative proposal.
The Commission of Lawyers’ rights defense has discussed several important issues covering the facts of
interference during the professional practice. Each such case has become a subject of great concerns by
the president of CCBE (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe).
The Head of the Ethics Commission – Tsitsino Tskhvediani talked about the complaints discussed at the
commission, as well as about the current and ongoing activities. Also she reviewed the activities planned
in 2015 .