TBILISI, DFWatch – The international law firm Skadden is going to represent the Georgian billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili in his struggle as opposition politician.

Yesterday, he met David Herlihy, head of Skadden’s London office and Gregory Craig, head of the Washington branch.

According to the press office of Ivanishvili’s Georgian Dream movement, there will soon be started negotiations with the Georgian government at the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington DC.

Skadden was founded in 1948 and has 23 offices and 1 886 lawyers around the world. It is the world’s tenth largest law firm.