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Burak Eryigit

Burak Eryigit is an associate in the Doha office of K&L Gates. He focuses his practice on international arbitration, dispute resolution, energy & infrastructure projects and construction matters, and also advises clients on general Qatar, English and Turkish law issues relating to international arbitration, dispute resolution, and energy & infrastructure projects.

Throughout his professional career, Burak has obtained extensive legal experience in international arbitration, dispute resolution and energy & infrastructure projects, including representation of clients in arbitration and post-arbitration proceedings, as well as provision of legal advice for energy and infrastructure projects. Following his completion of an LL.M. in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution at Queen Mary University of London, he has worked as a visiting foreign lawyer and a foreign lawyer providing Turkish Law/Language assistance at two leading US/global law firms specializing in international arbitration, having previously worked as an associate for a highly-respected law firm in Turkey handling dispute resolution, litigation and international arbitration matters, as well as energy & infrastructure projects.

  • 2008 Spring / 2008 Fall / 2011 Fall / 2012 Spring: Honor Student at Bilkent University
  • 2009 Spring / 2007 Fall: High Honor Student at Bilkent University
  • 2006 – 2011: Prime Ministry General Directorate of Credit and Dormitories Agency Scholarship
  • 2006: Turkey Is Bank Golden Youth Reward
  • 2006: Ranked 1st in the University Entrance Exam in Turkey among over 1 million student
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • Somalia’s Accession to the WTO, Africa Arbitration Blog, June 2018
  • Development of Arbitration in Turkey, World Arbitration & Mediation Review, 2016/Vol. 10/1
  • Developing Court Practice in Turkey Regarding Applications to Set Aside Arbitral Awards, American Review of International Arbitration, 2015/Vol. 26 No. 4, April 2016
  • Energy Regulations and Markets Review: Turkey, 3rd and 4th ed., LBR, July 2014, June 2015
  • Application of Public Policy Exception in Turkey, IBA Arbitration News, September 2015
  • South East Europe Energy Handbook 2014 and 2015, Turkey, SEE Legal Group, 2014, 2015
  • Turkey: How the courts are developing their approach to set-aside, GAR, 1 April 2015
  • European Energy Handbook: Turkey, Herbert Smith Freehills, 2014, 2015
  • “Executive Action and Voluntary Commitments Encourage U.S. Solar Development,” (coauthor), Environmental Policy Quarterly, September 2014
  • Turkey: Country of International Pipelines, IBA Oil and Gas Law, September 2014
  • What has been happening in the Turkish renewable energy sector, IBA Power Law, June 2014
  • "Understanding and Working with Revenue Streams: Key Issues in Negotiating and Drafting Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)," (coauthor), 2010 Wind, Solar and Renewables Institute, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, February 2010
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