Fatih Işık

fatihisik@erdem-erdem.av.tr
Fatih Işık

Fatih Işık is a Senior Associate in Dispute Resolution Department of Erdem & Erdem. Mr. Işık primarily focuses on commercial disputes, arbitration proceedings, administrative litigations, enforcement and recognition of awards and decisions of foreign courts, representation of clients in M&A transactions and privatization.      

Fatih Işık has postgraduate degree from Galatasaray University and his thesis “Authority to Enter into Arbitration Agreement and Law Applicable to such Authority in International Commercial Arbitration” was published on May 2015.

Illustrative Recent Representations

  • Representation of the Claimant, Colombian affiliate of a Turkish company in mining sector, against a Colombian mining company before International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”),
  • Representation of the Claimant, a Turkish glass producer, against its German distributor before ICC,
  • Representation of the Claimant, a Turkish glass producer, against its Ukrainian customer before Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Center (“ITOTAM”),
  • Representation of the Respondent, a Turkish company that provides airport ground handling services, against the claims of an English Bank before ITOTAM,
  • Due diligence for the privatization of Iskenderun Port, Derince Port and Istanbul Deniz Otobüsleri A.Ş. on behalf of leading Turkish companies,
  • Representation of the client regarding legal problems arising from the privatization of Izmir Port,
  • Due diligence for acquisition of the shares of Belgian and French shipping companies,
  • Due diligence for acquisition of several hydroelectric power plants in Turkey,
  • Due diligence for acquisition of the shares of a storing company, a food company and a port company,
  • Due diligence for acquisition of the shares of a Turkish company by a Egyptian company in the plastic pipe sector,
  • Due diligence for sale of the shares of a leading Turkish port company and certain companies of a leading holding.

Education     

  • Galatasaray University, Social Sciences Institute, LL.M.
  • Université de Nantes, Law Faculty
  • Galatasaray University, Law Faculty
  • Fatma Kemal Timuçin Anatolian High School

Languages: Turkish, English and French

Memberships

  • Istanbul Bar Association
  • Young ISTAC
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
  • Young International Arbitration Group
  • Galatasaray University Alumni Association

Books

  • Authority to Enter into Arbitration Agreement and Law Applicable to such Authority in International Commercial Arbitration, May 2015