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A. Orçun Çetinkaya

A. Orçun Çetinkaya


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Orcun specialises in crisis management, commercial litigation, financial crimes and arbitration. 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.


Orcun 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.


Orcun 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.


For many years in a row, Orcun has been recognized as a leading practitioner by the respectful directories including Chambers & Partners, Legal500, Who’s Who Legal, Benchmark Litigation, Client Choice and Best Lawyers.




Alternative Dispute Resolution

Business & Human Rights Litigation

Business Crime Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Sports Disputes

Tax Disputes

Public International Law


Insurance & Reinsurance

Media & Entertainment



University of Nottingham, LL.M. 2007

University of Ankara, LL.B. 2002