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)

Ömer KesikliKesikli Law Firm

Kesikli Law Firm focuses on construction projects within the energy and infrastructure sector, advising investors, developers and contractors on a range of issues including construction and procurement contracts, alongside regulatory matters. The firm’s particular areas of expertise include construction disputes and cross-border projects, with involvement in developments in Africa, and acting for foreign investors in Turkey. The team is led by specialist energy and projects lawyer Ömer Kesikli.

Turkey > Energy

Focused, committed and intelligent’ energy specialist Omer Kesikli heads up Kesikli Law Firm, handling complex regulatory and project development issues, including advising on site permissions, procurement contracts, and high-value disputes. In particula,r the firm specialises in cross-border projects, working on projects across the Middle East and Africa. Kesikli has broad expertise across corporate and commercial, financing, and contentious matters, and regularly lectures on energy and contracts law.

Turkey > Project finance/projects

Kesikli Law Firm advises the proponents and sponsors of infrastructure, construction and energy projects, with standout expertise in cross-border energy plant construction developments, including projects in Africa and the Middle East. Additionally, the team handles disputes relating to construction and project contracts. The team is led by Ömer Kesikli, who is a specialist energy and projects lawyer with experience in advisory and contentious work.