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    Founder, Managing Partner

    Corporate - Litigation - Arbitration

    Prof. Dr. M. Fadlullah Cerrahoğlu is the Founder and the Managing Partner of the Firm.

    Prof. Dr. Cerrahoğlu’s practice areas include corporate and commercial law, litigation and arbitration. He is a listed arbitrator of ICSID and ICC.

    He speaks Turkish and English. He has a law degree from Istanbul University. He has a PhD in commercial law from University of Marmara, İstanbul. He taught commercial law at University of Marmara and Bosphorus University between years 1966-2001.

    Honors & Awards

    Cerrahoğlu Law Firm, founded by Dr. Cerrahoğlu, is continuously listed in various Law Directories including but not limited to Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. Dr. Cerrahoğlu has also been personally recommended in Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, European Legal Experts and Expert Guides.

    Prof. Dr. Fadlullah Cerrahoğlu is listed in elite "Leading Lawyers" list in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015's Guide to Outstanding Lawyers Nationwide for Dispute Resolution.

    Prof. Dr. Fadlullah Cerrahoğlu is recommended by The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015 Editorial in Dispute Resolution.


    Four books and various articles on Turkish Commercial Law
    The titles of the books are:

    • The Definite Defenses With Respect to Promissory Notes
    • Limited Liability Companies under Turkish Commercial Law
    • Securities
    • Law of Commercial Enterprise
    • Enforcement of Money Judgements in Turkey
    • ICC Mock Case (Article)

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    • Eda Cerrahoğlu Balssen and Aylin Güney King's article titled "Istanbul Chamber of Commerce introduces new Arbitration Centre Rules" has been recently published in International Law Office Online Newletter.




    We work with a diverse client base ranging from individuals to some of the largest public institutions and private corporations...



    Cerrahoglu Law Firm is recognized for the calibre of our lawyers, level of service, and unflagging commitment to client success.