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    Our Arbitration Team has an extensive experience in both domestic and international arbitration. For over 20 years, we have been representing Turkish and multinational clients before ICC and ICSID tribunals in relation to complex commercial and investment disputes.

    Our arbitration practice is led by Prof. Dr. M. Fadlullah Cerrahoğlu and Mrs. Eda Cerrahoğlu Balssen.

    Prof. Dr. M. Fadlullah Cerrahoğlu has acted as counsel in more than twenty five arbitrations. He also acted as co-arbitrator and chairman in a number of others. He is listed as an arbitrator at ICC and ICSID. He has taken part in many seminars and conferences on arbitration as guest speaker and/or panelist.

    Mrs. Eda Cerrahoğlu Balssen has been leading the arbitration practice alongside Prof. Dr. M. Fadlullah Cerrahoğlu since 2005. She is the exclusive provider of updates on international arbitration for Turkey for the International Law Office online publication. She also teaches a course on international arbitration at Yeditepe University in Istanbul. She is a member of ASA, ASA Below 40, ICC Turkish National Committee, LCIA, YIAG and Young ICCA.


    • On 12 December 2017, Eda Cerrahoğlu, together with Nick Cherryman from the London Office of King & Spalding International LLP, hosted an Arbitration Roundtable titled International Commercial and Investment Treaty Arbitration. In-House Counsel and Representatives of select local and multinational companies were among participants.

    • On 2 February 2018, Eda Cerrahoğlu, made a panel presentation at the ASA Annual Conference 2018 on the topic of "Conflicting Assumptions on Instructions to Party and Tribunal Appointed Experts in International Arbitration".

    • Prof. Dr. Fadlullah Cerrahoğlu will be teaching for the fourth time this year on 24-25 April the lecture "Doing Business in Turkey" in the LLM Program at Fribourg University of Switzerland.




    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.