Can Yeginsu > Chambers of Mark Cannon QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Cannon QC
4 New Square
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3RJ
England

Living Wage

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Position

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.

Career

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.

Languages

Turkish (native), French (basic).

Memberships

BICCL, LCIA, IBA, ALBA, COMBAR, ICC UK, ICCA, PNBA.

Leisure

Literature, international affairs, politics, football, Istanbul.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Can Yeginsu4 New SquareProfound knowledge of freedom of expression and the quality of his work is superb.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Can Yeginsu4 New SquareYou know when you give him a piece of work, be it a pleading, evidence or skeleton, that it will come back in a state of perfection and that any issues he identifies will be matched by clever solutions – a dream junior barrister.

London Bar > Public international law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Can Yeginsu4 New SquareA first-class international lawyer, with a very impressive breadth of expertise in the field. He has an unusual breadth of experience, spanning both commercial law and human rights, which is a great asset in cases that include elements of both.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Can Yeginsu – 4 New Square ‘Falls into the exceptional category for us. Although he is not yet in silk, he clearly operates at that level, instilling trust and confidence in all professional settings.