Current Justices

President Zaza Tavadze

 

Professor, School of Law, Grigol Robakidze University

PhD studies  in Public Law at Law Faculty of Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg and PhD studies in Public Law at Law Faculty of Grigol Robakidze University

Date of birth, place of birth  - 09.02.1975, Zestaponi

 

Work Experience

October 20, 2016 – currently     Constitutional Court of Georgia

                                                   President

January 2018 – currently           Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the  Baltic and

                                                   Black Sea Regions (BBCJ)

                                                  Chairman

2018                                          Constitutional Court of Georgia

                                                  Chairman of the Editorial Board

2016-2017                                 Conference  of the  European Constitutional Courts (CECC)

                                                  Chairman

2010 -2016                                Constitutional Court of Georgia

                                                  Vice- President

Since March 30, 2010               Constitutional Court of Georgia

                                                  A member

                                                  (he started to exercise the authority of the Judge on June 15, 2010 from the day of oath-taking)

2008-2010                                Ministry of Justice of Georgia

                                                 Deputy Minister

2007-2008                                Department of the Office of Prosecutor General of Georgia

                                                 Chairman of Human Resources

2004-2007                                Department of the Office of Prosecutor General of Georgia

                                                 Deputy Chairman of Human Resources

2004                                         Ministry of Refugees and Accommodation

                                                 Head of Legal Department

2000-2004                               Ministry of Justice of Georgia

                                                A  leading specialist at legal sector of the Public Servants’ Financial and Property Status Bureau

1999-2000                               Ministry of Justice of Georgia

                                                Advisor of the Ministry of Justice Imereti Regional Service for local self-governing bodies

1999                                        Department of Zestaponi Sakrebulo

                                                Lawyer and then the Head of Organizational (the representative self-governing body)

 

Education

  •  PhD studies  in Public Law at Law Faculty of Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, 2019

  •  PhD Studies at the School of Law of Grigol Robakidze University, 2017

     Dissertation Thesis – A Priori Constitutionality Review in Georgia: Institutional Characteristics and Potential Challenges

  •  Tbilisi State University of Economic Relations, 2008-2010 

      Master’ Degree at the Faculty of Business and Management Program

      Specialty – International Business Administration. 

      Master’s Thesis: International Trade with technologies and its legal aspects.

   •  Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law 2001-2002

      German language Master's degree

   •  Open Humanitarian University of Georgia, 1996

      Specialty: Law

      Qualification: Lawyer

      Qualification Paper: Juvenile Criminal Responsibility

   •  Ilia Abuladze High School, 1992 

       Zestafoni district, village Zeda Sakara

 Additional Activity

Tbilisi School of Political Studies, Tbilisi, Georgia - Strasbourg, France

 

 Articles

   •  The limits of the  adversarial principle   in criminal   cases: review of   the decision of  the Constitutional Court of Georgia of              September 29, 2015.

      http://gruni.edu.ge/uploads/files/akademiuri_macne/2018/jurnali%20article.pdf

   •  Acquisition of the right of ownership on immovable property – constitutional balance between the interests of primary owner            and  purchaser in good faith (bona fide purchaser). Review   of the decision of the Constitutional Court of Georgia of October          17, 2017 (N3/4/550).

      http://lawandworld.ge/cms/upload/pdf/1394c66bba4e9efc4dea619c64ae22b1.pdf

   •  A PRIORI MODEL OF CONSTITUTIONALITY REVIEW IN GEORGIA: SYSTEMIC ASPECTS AND POTENTIAL                              SHORTCOMINGS

      eujournal.org/index.php/esj/article/view/11452?                                                                                                                                      fbclid=IwAR27f1I4DVpzrbIzXonBEUImDEZ6OcheH9J6ltqH9SXNU2b5EaQ1ykCduJM

 

      •  Also, he is the editor of the book "The Policy of Human rights Protection in European Union Law" 


Languages

German, English, Russian


Marital Status

Married