Ucha Avsajanishvili

▌▌▌Policy Leader Fellow at the School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute.
▌▌▌Master’s degree (LL.M.) from the Stockholm University.

Ucha Avsajanishvili is a Policy Leader Fellow at the School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute.

Ucha works as an Associate at the leading Georgian law firm – BGI Legal. His primary practice areas include legal research, human rights, anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering law.

In 2014-2021 Ucha worked as a Senior Legal Advisor (Research and Analysis) at the Analytical department of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. His areas of expertise covered legal research and drafting, cybersecurity, anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering policy.

In 2017 Ucha served as a Legal Consultant for the Council of Europe’s European Committee on Legal Cooperation (CDCJ), advising the General Prosecutor’s Office of Kazakhstan on development of anti-corruption and criminal justice policy.

His professional experience also includes working as a Legal researcher at Free University of Tbilisi (Georgia), where he taught legal research methods to LL.B. students and supervised legal research.

Ucha holds a Master’s degree (LL.M.) in European Economic Law from Stockholm University (Sweden) and a Bachelor’s degree (LL.B.) in Law from Free University of Tbilisi (Georgia).

  • European University Institute