Can Yeginsu > Chambers of Mark Cannon QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Chambers of Mark Cannon QC Offices
4 New Square
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Can combines a strong practice in international arbitration and commercial litigation (including civil fraud) with professional liability work and a busy commercial judicial review specialism, while also fostering a wider human rights and public international law practice, equivalent in depth and breadth to his commercial work. He is frequently instructed in disputes to the English Court’s jurisdiction. Recent/current work includes: Junior Counsel in Bazhanov and Morrins International v Fosman & Ors, a USD 18m claim brought in the Commercial Court by a former Russian deputy Minister of State in relation to interests in sunflower seed oil productions plants; Counsel for two foreign investors in a USD 125m investor-state arbitration against a CIS State; Junior Counsel in Marathon Asset Management v Seddon & Ors (multi-million Commercial Court unlawful means conspiracy and Wrotham Park damages claim, a Lawyer Magazine Top 20 case for 2016); sole Counsel in $80 million LCIA arbitration involving the operation of an oil terminal connected to the CPC pipeline; counsel for a leading German Bank in a US $75 million A1P1 (property rights) claim before the European Court of Human Rights; First Junior Counsel in £195 million A1P1 claim in Breyer Group Plc & Others v Department of Energy and Climate Change. In 2013, Can was named as one of ten “Stars at the Bar” by Legal Week Magazine.
M.A. (Oxon); LL.M. Harvard Law School; Procter Fellow, Princeton University; Called 2007; Visiting Professor of Investment Law and Arbitration, Koç University Law School.
Turkish (native), French (basic).
BICCL, LCIA, IBA, ALBA, COMBAR, ICC UK, ICCA, PNBA.
Literature, international affairs, politics, football, Istanbul.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3
4 New Square is a ‘set to watch‘ and ‘clearly growing as a force in both public international law and international arbitration‘, according to instructing solicitors. The set is especially strong at the senior junior end, with several barristers who are making strong names for themselves, including Can Yeginsu who was lead counsel for Turkmenistan in the ICSID dispute SECE Insaat v Turkmenistan.(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4 (Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3