Orcun Cetinkaya is a partner at Cetinkaya Attorneys at Law in Istanbul, a full-service law firm with distinguished dispute resolution capabilities including commercial litigation, arbitration and financial crimes.
He has extensive courtroom experience with a stand-out track record of succeeding for his clients in high-profile civil litigation arising out of substantial corporate and commercial issues as well as regulatory breaches and allegations of fraud in Turkey. He has particular experience in a number of substantive areas. These include handling disputes related to joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder actions and contractual claims, breach of contract claims and post-transaction proceedings, international trade, public international law as well as fraud and financial crimes.
His dispute resolution experience involves commercial and investment arbitration too. He handles disputes under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and UNCITRAL. His arbitration practice often involves cases in connection with Turkish foreign investments in the region including Eastern Europe, Russia and the former CIS region, Middle East and North Africa. He also represents foreign clients in relation to enforcement of arbitral awards in Turkey.
He acts for international institutions, national governments, international companies and Turkish conglomerates. He frequently advises high-profile clients across a range of sectors, including, media, entertainment, construction, real estate, technology, financial services, insurance and reinsurance.
He writes and speaks regularly on topics relevant to dispute resolution in Turkey. He is a graduate of the University of Ankara and the University of Nottingham.