Before joining SJD program at CEU, Zurab had worked in Georgia for several years in private sector, dealing with international purchasing contracts and distributorship agreements. Later he moved to NGO sector and occupied the position of a lawyer at Georgian chapter of Transparency International for two and a half years. Zurab has extensive litigation experience in administrative and civil law, including the cases heard by the Supreme Court of Georgia.
During 2011 - 2013 Zurab was teaching at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and later at Ilia State University the subjects of: EU Business Law; Free trade and Competition Regulations; Trade Relations with EU;
Currently Zurab is researching Competition Law from the point of view of consumers; studying EU model in comparison with the legal transplant in Georgia.