Mehveş Erdem

mehveserdem@erdem-erdem.av.tr
Mehveş Erdem

Mehveş Erdem is an Associate both in the Dispute Resolution and Corporate Departments of Erdem & Erdem. She represents parties from diverse backgrounds as counsel in arbitration proceedings and acts as arbitral secretary before various arbitral institutions as well as conducting coordination in the lawsuits initiated in foreign countries by or against clients.

She handles all corporate works of a company starting from the incorporation to termination and liquidation. She also focuses on project finance, mergers and acquisitions, horizontal or and vertical agreements, dominant position, discrimination, price fixing or other practices restricting competition.

She completed her Master of Law with honors in Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and joined in Kirkland & Ellis LLP New York as a foreign associate for a year.

Illustrative Recent Representations

  • Acting as the Arbitral Secretary in an International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) arbitration regarding a joint venture agreement executed between a Turkish and French company;
  • Representation of the Respondent in an arbitration regarding a share purchase agreement executed between a Turkish and a Russian company governed by Swiss Rules;
  • Representation of a Turkish Super League football club in an ICC arbitration in a dispute with its former sponsor from Dubai;
  • Representation of a Turkish Super League football club in a Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) arbitration in a dispute with its former head coach;
  • Representation of the Claimant in the lawsuit filed for the annulment of the Competition Board decision regarding the exemption application for the exclusive distributorship system in the flat glass sector;
  • Assisted the %100 share transfer of a company active in the cement sector;
  • Assisted Group Company in the project financing of a mine in Kazakhstan by EBRD and Unicredit for USD 260 mio;
  • Assisted the project financing of Dalaman Airport Domestic for USD 175 mio.

Education

  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Master of Law with Honors
  • Koc University Law Faculty
  • University of Groningen Law Faculty Erasmus Programme
  • Izmir American Collegiate Institute

Courses:  

  • Certificate of Competition Law, Bilgi University/Competition Law and Policy Research Center
  • Certificate of Competition Law in Practice Seminars, Bilgi University/ Competition Law and Policy Research Center
  • Certificate of Labor Law, Galatasaray University
  • Arbitration Online Training, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • Arbitration Academy 2016 Session

Languages: Turkish, English, French

Memberships

  • Istanbul Bar Association
  • American Collegiate Institute Alumni Association
  • Young ICCA
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
  • Young ISTAC