Mr Omer KESIKLI > Kesikli Law Firm > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

Kesikli Law Firm
Bagdat Caddesi, No. 399/B
K.4, Ark399 Suadiye

Work Department

Corporate, Construction, Competition and Energy


Omer KESIKLI is the founding partner of Kesikli Law Firm. His practice is largely devoted to Corporate, International Construction Law, Energy Law, Competition and Intellectual Property matters at the Law Firm.


Ömer Kesikli is the founding partner of Kesikli Law Firm (“Firm”). Before the inception of the Firm (2007), he worked for reputable energy and contracting companies as their legal advisor and In-House Legal Counsel. His past experiences as the legal advisor of both investor and contractor companies coupled with his legal educational background enable him to deeply understand his clients’ concerns and to advise them on effective allocation of the relevant risks of their businesses appropriately. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Kesikli has advised a number of local and foreign corporations and handled a broad range of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters internationally and locally regarding various aspects of Turkish Law including consortiums and joint ventures; structuring share purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, guarantee arrangements, strategic alliances, project development agreements, providing legal advice on corporate transactions, competition law, project finance, privatizations, energy law and regulatory matters, public tenders, construction law, EPC Projects, labor law, tax law and foreign investments.


Turkish and English


– Istanbul Bar Association – Union of Turkish Bars


– Galatasaray University Faculty of Law, Juris Doctorate (J.D) – thesis phase – Istanbul Bilgi University, Master of Business Law, Istanbul (L.L.M) – Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama, Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L) Program, – Marmara University, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Law, İstanbul (L.L.B)

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Omer KesikliKesikli Law Firm

The key strengths at Kesikli Law Firm include project financing, infrastructure and construction. The ‘excellent’ team is currently advising Tek Yapi on the extension of a PepsiCo factory in Saudi Arabia. Omer Kesikli heads the practice and Rustu Mert Kaska is also recommended.

Turkey > Project finance/projects

Kesikli Law Firm has a longstanding track record in energy, infrastructure and construction projects in Turkey and in multiple jurisdictions overseas. Its team is sought out for its expertise in project finance, regulatory matters, dispute resolution, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, consortium agreements and strategic alliances. In the energy sphere, the group advises on the development, construction and operation of power plant projects, among other facilities. Clients include project developers, energy companies, operation and maintenance (O&M) contractors, EPC contractors and engineers. Ömer Kesikli, who delivers lectures on energy law and EPC projects law at Ozyegin University, leads the team.

Turkey > Energy

Kesikli Law Firm advises on issues surrounding the natural gas market, the electricity market, coal and other mineral extractions and licenses, feed-in tariffs, power plant projects and renewables. Omer Kesikli leads the team. Gul Nevra Aydin and Rustu Mert Kaska are also recommended. In a recent highlight, the practice assisted Aggreko Energy with regulatory issues.