Strategic Research Sponsor of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

Cemile Demir Gökyayla

Cemile Demir Gökyayla
Office:
Bebek Mah. Cevdet Paşa Cad. No:55 Akıncı Apt.
Bebek
34342
City:
Istanbul
Country:
Turkey
Tel:
+90 212 2870700
Fax:
+90 212 2878786

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Lawyers

Cemile Gökyayla is a partner at Akıncı Law, a leading arbitration and litigation firm in Istanbul. With over 10 years’ experience, she is a specialist in international commercial and investment arbitration. She has acted as counsel and arbitrator in numerous ad hoc and administered international arbitral proceedings under the UNCITRAL, ICC, DIAC, ICSID, TOBB and ITOTAM arbitration rules governed by many countries’ laws (including Swiss, German, Turkish, Yemeni, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Khazak, Qatari, Emirati, Iraqi and Romanian law).

She is particularly experienced in disputes arising from construction contracts (eg, infrastructure, building, road and energy projects) in Europe, Gulf countries, the Middle East, Africa and CIS countries financed by the European Union, the European Investment Bank, the Asian Development Bank, JBIC, and the World Bank.

Dr Gökyayla advises contractors and employers in international construction projects in Turkey and abroad. She also represents parties in Turkish court proceedings related to the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and board judgments.

Dr Gökyayla is a member of the Istanbul Arbitration Centre National Court and Advising Committee, and worked on the drafting of the Istanbul Arbitration Centre Arbitration Rules. She was previously a member of the sub-committee reviewing the articles regulating domestic arbitration in the Turkish Civil Code. She is also a member of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre.

Dr Gökyayla is the president of the International Private Law Department of the Faculty of Law at Istanbul Bilgi University, where she teaches international arbitration law, international commercial law, foreign investment law and international private law.

Dr Gökyayla participates as speaker or moderator in conferences on international arbitration law or international construction law. She is the author of the following books: Document Production in International Arbitration (2014), International Distribution Agreements (2nd Edition 2013), International Family Law (with Prof Ziya Akıncı 2010) and Public Order in Enforcement of Foreign Judgements (2000). She has also published several articles in the field of international private law.

Dr Gökyayla is fluent in English and Turkish and has a working knowledge of French and German.

WWL says: Cemile Gökyayla provides "an academic understanding of arbitration and strong expertise in commercial disputes".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

Follow us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Firms

Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100

Awards

News & Features

Special Reports

Events

Shop

About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2017 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK