Ekin Dünya ŞAHİN

Ekin Dünya ŞAHİN

Senior Associate



Ms. Ekin Dunya Sahin is a qualified lawyer admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association in 2007 and she joined Ersoy Bilgehan in 2012. She is assisting local and foreign banks and financial institutions in asset/ship finance, restructuring of loans, foreclosure and execution matters. She is also assisting P&I Clubs, H&M Underwriters, ship owners in cargo claims, collisions, charter party and bill of lading disputes. Sahin is also experienced in employment law.


LL.B., Istanbul Bahcesehir University, 2006
Huseyin Avni Sozen Anatolian High School, 2001




Admitted to Istanbul Bar

Practice Areas

  • Asset Finance and Securitisation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Employment
  • Execution, Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring
  • General Contract Law
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Maritime, Shipping & Transport

Experience Highlights

Assisting DVB Bank SE in relation to a loan facility of up to USD 110,000,000 provided to Maltese companies to finance the acquisition of 11 vessels and a new building hull,

Assisting Zihni Group in their acquisition of a cargo vessel with financing from Turkey Is Bankasi A.S and assisting Turkey Is Bankasi A.S in the same project,

Assisting Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse S.A. in drafting/reviewing of a number of promissory notes issued by a Turkish company,

Assisting Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation in financing of the Turkish companies, restructuring of their loans and the foreclosure proceedings commenced against the Turkish companies,

Assisting Ekol Lojistik AS in their acquisition of three Ro-Ro vessels with a financing from European Bank for Reconstruction and Development,

Assisting HSH Nordbank AG in a number of ship financing projects and foreclosure proceedings against the Turkish ship-owners,

Assisting Deutsche Bank AG in a ship financing project for the acquisition of three container vessels up to USD 168,000,000.


Turkey chapter of The Shipping Law Review, Law Business Research, 2015