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Ahmet Kesli

Ahmet Kesli - photo

Vice-Chairman, UNECE Team of Specialists on PPPs
Chairman of the Board, International PPP Platform Turkey
As.Prof.Dr. of Commercial Law, Fatih University Faculty of Law
Founding Partner, Group Law Firm

Dr. Ahmet T. KEŞLI is one of the leading corporate lawyers in Turkey due to his extensive experience in all aspects of PPPs, privatization, public procurement, corporate law, contentious and non-contentious legal matters. He advises corporations, financial institutions, central and local authorities including self-regulatory organization, on strategic business issues, complex legal matters and legislative options.

Dr. KEŞLI is also considered an authority in the field of Project Finance and PPPs in Turkey on account of his scholarly approach on law and considerable experience and involvement in several major national and International projects. His expertise is renowned in Turkey and beyond. He is currently advising to the Largest ever project of the Republic of Turkey, the project is in the energy sector.

He has been member to various statutory and regulatory commissions including membership of the UNECE Team of Specialist on PPP, membership of the board drafted ‘National Policy of Financing Environmental Projects through PPPS, chairman of the board conducted Civil Dialogue Process of Draft PPP Law in Turkey, chairman of the sub-committee on financing projects in National Transport Summit 2013.

He has been working on PPP, Privatization, Corporate & Commercial Law, Project Finance, Intellectual Property and Competition with many books, legal articles, publications and presentations in English and Turkish languages. As such he is frequently invited as a speaker in national and international, conferences, particularly when Projects and Project Finance is concerned Dr. KEŞLI is As.Professor at the Fatih University Istanbul delivering lectures on Project Finance, PPPs, Energy, International Trade, Corporate & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, Contact Law and, Competition Law. Dr. KEŞLI has obtained Master of Law (LL.M.) and Doctorate of Law (LL.D.) from Marmara University.