Dodo Chochitaichvili is a qualified lawyer at the French-speaking association of the Brussels Bar, specialising in dispute resolution since 2011. Prior to founding Ariga, she developed her own practice for several years and worked for an international global law firm in the Litigation & Regulatory department.
Dodo assists clients in a wide variety of matters for businesses (including start-ups & SME) and consumers, in both advisory and litigation aspects. Her practice also focuses on national and international arbitrations, and arbitration-related court proceedings (recognition, enforcement, annulment of arbitral awards, interim measures, etc.). Her experience includes acting as arbitrator.
Dodo has experience across a broad spectrum of sectors, such as event, food, transport, construction, retail, and technology and R&D.
She regularly gives legal trainings to project owners and intervenes as speaker on various topics of law.
Dodo has successfully completed the four-year professional training for lawyers at the Belgian Supreme Court (2015-2019).
She has been awarded the Janson Prize for the pleading contest at the Brussels Bar (2014) and the first prize for representing ULB during the pleading contest in international humanitarian law (2008). In 2018, together with a team composed of lawyers and engineers, Dodo obtained the Prize of the European Incubator of the Brussels Bar and the Prize of the lawyers of French-speaking Order of the Brussels Bar (2018 and 2019) for a prototype developed during the first legal hackathon in Belgium.
Outside of her law practice, Dodo spends time with her kids, plays guitar and is passionate about entrepreneurship.