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Irakli Shonia

Irakli Shonia is the deputy director of the Legal Aid Service of Georgia. He holds this position since October 2014 and supervises the quality of monitoring and human resources management.I n 2008-2013 he worked at the Legal Aid Service Monitoring and Analysis Division. His responsibilities include issues related to lawyers' attorneys, professional standards and quality assurance services provided by the Legal Aid Service. Irakli Shonia is an active member of the Lawyers Professional. In 2012-2013 he was a member of the Ethics Commission of the Georgian Bar Association.

Since 2007, Irakli Shonia is actively involved in developing various training modules for lawyers of Georgian Bar Association and Legal Aid Service. He is also a certified trainer for various local and international organizations such as Georgian Bar Association, American Bar Association, Council of Europe, European Union, Norwegian Rule of Law Advisory in Georgia for professional ethics, criminal procedure, judicial skills, Judicial decisions and legal spells, as well as minor juvenile justice issues.

Irakli Shonia actively participates in Legal Aid Reformers' Network, which works for the reform of legal aid systems in post-socialist countries and professional standards for criminal lawyers.

Since 2005 he is a member of the Georgian Young Lawyers Association2006-2007 -Member of the Association of Lawyers

2013-February 2014 Head of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Master of Law Faculty (Legal Aid Service Clinic)

From 2013 to 2017, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University invited specialist to the Faculty of Law Faculty of Practical Skills

Invited expert to GuramTvartkiladze Teaching University from 2013 to 2018 "Basics of Legal Ethics" and "Practical Skills" Training Course.