Duygu YAVUZTÜRK İLHAN is the partner of İlhan & Yavuztürk since 2012. Her main areas of expertise are arbitration, litigation and ADR, international business transactions, maritime law, recognition and enforcement of foreign court decisions and corporate/commercial law.
Dr. H. Afşın İLHAN is the partner of İlhan & Yavuztürk since 2013. Before joining to İlhan & Yavuztürk, Dr. İLHAN served various Turkish law firms as an outside counsel and lead arbitration department of a reputable Turkish law firm between 2010 and 2012. He has been involved in numerous international commercial arbitration cases. Most these cases were subject to English Law, and all of these cases had London as their seat. He also handled numerous domestic arbitration cases which mostly dealt with international maritime trade. His main areas of expertise are international commercial arbitration, investment arbitration, international trade law, civil procedure law and enforcement-bankruptcy law. Dr. İLHAN has been teaching at Yeditepe University, Faculty of Law since 2010.
Dr. Aksoy YAVAŞ has been the partner of Ilhan & Yavuztürk since 2013. His main areas of expertise are maritime law, insurance law, law of transportation, law of obligation and administrative law. Dr. YAVAŞ tought at Yeditepe University of Faculty of law between 2010 and 2016. He has been offering courses in Piri Reis University since 2015 and teaching full time in Hasan Kalyoncu University since 2016.
Mustafa Okan YAĞCI has been working as the of-counsel at İlhan & Yavuztürk since 2015.
His areas of expertise are EU law, competition law, corporate & commercial law, international trade law, international commercial arbitration and investment arbitration.
Academically, Mr. YAĞCI worked as the research assistant of Prof. William F. Fox in the areas of international business transactions, international commercial agreements, alternative dispute resolution methods and arbitration during his LL.M. study. Between 2013 and 2016, he worked in Yeditepe University Faculty of Law as a research fellow. He assisted the classes of / gave lectures with Prof. Dr. Haluk Kabaalioğlu, former dean of Yeditepe University Faculty of Law and Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, and Prof. Dr. Vilenas Vadapalas, former judge at the General Court of the EU. Mr. YAĞCI worked in the ELFA-European Law Faculties Association as the Secretary General between 2014 and 2015 in addition to his works at Yeditepe. He is the coordinator (or alike titled) of 7 international academic events, and he made speeches in various international academic meetings.
As a practitioner, Mr. YAĞCI served in a US affiliated law firm in Istanbul between 2010 and 2012. He also worked in the Basque Competition Authority [Autoridad Vasca de la Competencia (AVC)] as a paid intern between the dates of August 2016 and January 2017.