Yalın Akmenek

Association Partner, Istanbul


Yalın Akmenek is a rising star of Turkish dispute resolution, regarded as “sharp, business-minded, good under pressure and aware of the cultural gaps for international clients working in Turkey.”


Yalın acts as a litigator, representing clients in complex commercial disputes and provides assistance to his clients in all fields of dispute resolution. His practice includes litigating before Turkish courts on all matters involving commercial law and code of obligations, and on lawsuits concerning the enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign court decisions. In addition, Yalın also focuses on particular disputes arising from mergers and acquisitions and shareholder relations.

Yalın is also providing assistance to his clients on various arbitrations and arbitration-related matters and has expertise in representing clients in all phases of disputes by arbitral tribunals.

Bars and Courts
Istanbul Bar Association
Istanbul University Faculty of Law
For Turkish law matters, White & Case works with GKC Partners in Istanbul.


Awards and Recognition

Ranked Lawyer, Chambers Global/Europe 2016

Turkey, Dispute Resolution, Band 3