Litigation & Arbitration

Disputes are a reality in business and litigation is often the expensive and time-consuming result. ErsoyBilgehan works to make sure that its clients are aware of the risks their organisation runs in relation to disputes and write into their contracts measures to resolve disputes effectively.


Protecting your business and your reputation at minimum cost is our goal and we balance this with rigorous defence of your interests through court procedures or arbitration. Decisions over whether to go to court or seek early settlement are crucial. Our success in handling high profile and complex disputes gives us a clear understanding of where the risks really lie. We take a pragmatic approach to evaluating your case, your objectives and your possible routes to success.

We represent clients before Turkish civil, criminal and administrative courts and Turkish and international arbitration tribunals, as well as in investigatory or disciplinary proceedings before Turkish administrative authorities.

Our litigation team adeptly handles issues regarding recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements and awards pursuant to The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, also known as the New York Convention of 1958 to which Turkey is a party.

Our main practice areas are:

  • Civil, criminal and administrative litigation and out-of-court dispute resolution in the fields of
  • Administrative law
  • Banking law
  • Commercial law
  • Competition law
  • Corporate law
  • Environmental law
  • Insolvency law
  • Insurance law
  • Maritime law
  • Real estate law
  • Securities law
  • Turkish and international arbitration

Our Lawyers Specializing on Litigation & Arbitration