Utku Cosar

Utku Cosar
Office:
Inonu Cad. No: 18/12
Taksim
34437
City:
Istanbul
Country:
Turkey
Tel:
+90 212 334 60 00
Fax:
+90 212 334 60 90

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Lawyers

Utku Cosar is a partner at Cosar Avukatlik Burosu specialising in commercial and investment arbitration. Ms Cosar represents public and private clients in international arbitration, with extensive experience involving energy, construction and post-M&A disputes.

Her experience includes representing a private pension fund in an ICC arbitration involving a post-acquisition dispute, and representing the government of Turkey in three ICSID arbitrations involving energy disputes; other experience includes advising a leading natural gas company in an ICC dispute involving damages claims, and representation of an energy company in an ICC arbitration regarding a construction dispute. In recent years, she has represented clients in four other international arbitration cases before the ICC involving damages claims, each in excess of $100 million.

Ms Cosar has been ranked in the top tier for dispute resolution lawyers in Turkey by Chambers and The Legal 500 for the past 10 consecutive years. She serves on the editorial boards of the IBA journal Dispute Resolution International and the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin, and she regularly contributes to publications and speaks at conferences on international arbitration.

Ms Cosar received two LLM degrees from Georgetown University, in law and international legal studies, and she is admitted to practise in New York and Turkey. Ms Cosar is fluent in English and Turkish.

WWL says: Utku Cosar is held in high esteem as "a leading arbitration practitioner in Turkey" and is described as "one of the smartest and most hard-working local counsel" by peers.

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Who's Who Legal Litigation: Lawyers

Utku Cosar is a partner at Cosar Avukatlik Burosu, specialising in commercial and investment arbitration. Ms Cosar represents public and private clients in international arbitration with extensive experience involving energy, construction and post-M&A disputes.

Her experience includes representing a private pension fund in an ICC arbitration involving a post-acquisition dispute and representing the government of Turkey in three ICSID arbitrations involving energy disputes. Other experience includes advising a leading natural gas company in an ICC dispute involving damages claims and representation of an energy company in an ICC arbitration involving a construction dispute. In recent years, she has represented clients in four other international arbitration cases before the ICC involving damages claims, each in excess of US$100 million.

Ms Cosar has been ranked in the top tier for dispute resolution lawyers in Turkey by Chambers and Legal 500 for the past 10 consecutive years. She serves on the editorial boards of the Dispute Resolution International Journal (IBA) and the ICC Dispute Resolution Journal, and she regularly contributes to publications and speaks at conferences regarding international arbitration.

She received two LLM degrees from Georgetown University in master of laws and international legal studies, and is admitted to practise in New York and Turkey. Ms Cosar is fluent in English and Turkish.

WWL says: Utku Cosar maintains an excellent reputation in the market and stands out for her wealth of experience in international disputes.

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

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