Birsel represents clients in trials before civil, commercial and administrative first instance and appellate courts as well as tax, intellectual property and bankruptcy courts, and execution offices. The litigation practice of the Firm includes, among others, acting for clients in foreclosure proceedings, labor disputes and collection of claims under bank guarantees.


The Firm also has a strong arbitration practice. It successfully repr esents domestic and foreign clients in international arbitration proceedings under the rules of ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL and Turkish arbitration legislation. Dr. Birsel, senior partner, is a well-recognized scholar who has written numerous articles on international arbitration. Dr. Birsel was listed in the Panel of Arbitrators of the ICSID and was a member of ICC Commission on International Arbitration. He served on the committee drafting the Turkish International Arbitration Law of 2001.