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Kesikli Law Firm

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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)



Within: Energy

Kesikli Law Firm advises clients in the power and energy industries on energy law, construction law, corporate counselling and litigation. Areas of expertise include cross-border financings, contractual agreements and regulatory law. It advised Pales Engineering Investments on its biomass power plant projects; Pro-Per Energy Services is another key client. Ömer Kesikli heads the team, which is noted for its ‘quality work, sophisticated legal knowledge and good pricing’.

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Project finance/projects

Within: Project finance/projects

Kesikli Law Firm advises EPC contractors, engineers, owners, project developers, private equity companies and energy companies on cross-border and local projects. It is assisting KS Energy Africa with contracts and transactional matters around a 140MW brownfield natural gas-fired power plant project in Nigeria. Ömer Kesikli heads the team.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Ömer Kesikli - Kesikli Law Firm

Within: Real estate and construction

‘Excellent in all respects’, Kesikli Law Firm provides advice on domestic and international real estate and construction projects. Areas of expertise include drafting, negotiation and management of EPC contracts, loan agreements and construction contracts. Tek Yapi Construction and Arma Elektronik count among the key clients. The ‘highly skilled, well-prepared, excellent lawyer’ Ömer Kesikli heads the team, which is ‘always responsive, detail-oriented, business-minded and creative’.

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