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Burak supports clients with all aspects of dispute resolution, ranging from the early stages of evolving disputes, through to representing clients in court or enforcing court decisions. He concentrates primarily on commercial litigation, assisting clients to deal with conflicts arising from commercial, agency and distribution arrangements, debt collection, real estate matters, as well as personal injury and other employment issues.

Burak works closely with clients to develop tailored strategies to de-escalate or resolve their conflicts, as well as negotiate practical solutions. He focuses on each dispute’s background and dynamics, as well as each client’s broader operational and industry context.

Burak’s experience spans all stages and types of commercial litigation, having represented clients before all levels of national courts, as well as during related judicial procedures. He supports clients to use a range of tools to settle their disputes and retrieve or protect their assets, such as proactive settlement negotiations, or obtaining interim injunctions and precautionary attachment orders.

Burak also advises clients experiencing insurance and bankruptcy issues, as well as assists them to understand and meet the general legislative and contractual obligations which apply to all companies while doing business in Turkey.

His background includes advising on a full range of maritime issues, such as cargo losses and damages, impoundments, charter party disputes, and other issues.

Burak supports a broad range of domestic and international companies, most notably in the insurance, electronics, retail, industrial and manufacturing, tobacco and electricity sectors.

In 2016, Burak worked as a Visiting Foreign Lawyer at WilmerHale, one of the largest dispute-focused practices in London. During this time, he was involved in developing arbitration-focused materials for the International Arbitration Practice Group.

Burak is a member of INSOL Europe and often authors articles and jurisdictional chapters for major legal publishers focused on dispute resolution.  

REGISTRATIONS

  • Istanbul Bar Association (2008)

EDUCATION

  • Bilkent University, School of Law (2007)

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • French