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Project Description

Bennar Balkaya

AddressCamlica Mah, Ahmet Taner Kislali Cad, No:57/C D:2 Nilufer Bursa 16110 Turkey
Phone(+90) 533 611 94 33
Education– The College of Law of England and Wales, U.K
International Practice Diploma in International Mergers and Acquisitions
– The College of Law of England and Wales, U.K.
International Practice Diploma in International Arbitration
– Istanbul Commerce University Istanbul, Turkey
LL.M. in Law of International Commerce and European Union
– The Hague Academy of International Law The Hague, Netherlands
Certificate in Private International Law
– Marmara University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul, Turkey
– Legal training certificate on “Mediation and Arbitration” from Union Internationale des Avocats
– Legal training certificate on “European Convention on Human Rights” from Council of Europe/European Commission and Union of Turkish Bars
Bar AdmissionBursa Bar Association; Union of Turkish Bars.
Work ExperiencePractice areas: International arbitration and commercial litigation, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, mediation, international commercial contracts, international trade, sales transactions (focusing on CISG) and maritime law Experience on Arbitration: Experience as counsel and arbitrator includes approximately 70 arbitrations before and under the rules of the ICC, Swiss Chambers, LCIA, LMAA, HKIAC and ad hoc arbitrations, particularly in commodity trading, international sales of goods, transportation, maritime and banking disputes and in ad hoc arbitrations, and has two reported case at the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland.
Present Position– Lawyer, Bennar Balkaya, Turkey
– Chairman, Arbitration Commission of the Bursa Bar Association, Turkey
– Board of Management member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK
Past positions
Publications– “Counsel’s Perspective on the Swiss Rules”, ASA Special Series, No.44, “10 Years of Swiss Rules oflnternational Arbitration”, JurisNet, pp. 157-164,2014
– Author of Turkey Chapter, “International Commercial Arbitration Practice & Procedure -Enforcement of Foreign Awards (Covering more than 75 Countries)”, Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2012
– “Enforcement offoreign arbitral awards in Turkey”, International Bar Association (IBA) Arbitration Newsletter, Vol15, No 1, pp.145-148, 2010
LanguagesTurkish (native), English (proficient), German (reasonable)