Mr. Beka Injia

Mr. Beka Injia
SG of Georgian International Arbitration Centre

Beka Injia currently holds the position of the Secretary General of the Georgian International Arbitration Centre. In parallel he is engaged in private legal practice. For more than 6 years he was the legal director in 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 constriction disputes. Mr. Injia has been the member of various working groups and committees created with the aim of reforming the existing Georgian Legislation in the field of Arbitration. 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 was a member of several sectoral dispute boards, namely: tax disputes council and state procurement dispute board. He is also member of Georgian bar Association, Georgian Arbitrators Association, 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, also The Hague Academy of International Law. Mr Injia frequently participates in a number of international and local workshops, conferences as a speaker. He is an invited lecturer at several Universities in Georgia.