DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Erçin Bilgin Bektaşoğlu

Transportation

5 ranked lawyersBand 1TurkeyEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Leading firm for major wet and dry shipping cases, including shipping transactions as well as disputes relating to damage and liability claims. Works alongside international law firms and insurers on cross-border matters. Acts for a variety of companies and organisations, including shipyards, P&I clubs, charterers and other shipping companies. Also advises on shipping finance and contract negotiations, as well as vessel registration and sales and purchases.

Strengths

A source remarks: "I would describe them as exemplary in their knowledge of the relevant laws, and professional, prompt and commercially minded. They are a pleasure to work with."

Another interviewee who comments on the team's "great depth of aviation and insurance experience" adds that "the firm's services are consistently excellent - very commercially minded, and advice is always clear and to the point."

Work highlights

Represented Assuranceforeningen Skuld in a cargo contamination claim relating to the 'Diamond-T' vessel.

Notable practitioners

Burcu Çelikçapa-Bilgin is best known for representing clients in complex shipping disputes relating to accidents and demurrage claims. Market commentators describe her as "a good lawyer."

Dilek Bektaşoğlu-Sanlı is "a good lawyer," according to market commentators, and regularly acts for shipping and logistics companies. She advises on contentious and non-contentious matters including damages claims.

One source describes Feyzi Erçin as "the go-to lawyer for catastrophic losses" in the aviation space. Another interviewee adds that he is "a very knowledgeable and thoughtful lawyer who appreciates the nuances of legal situations as well as the commercial realities." He comes highly recommended for shipping and aviation insurance and liability claims.

Sinan Şenol is "a very good and astute transportation lawyer who understands the shipping world," according to an interviewee. He offers solid expertise in yacht building matters, as well as acquisitions.

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Turkey

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Feyzi Erçin
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Burcu Celikcapa-Bilgin
Band 3
Dilek Bektaşoğlu-Sanlı
Band 2
Feyzi Erçin
Band 1
Sinan ?enol
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