Atty. Zihni Gönen has a wide range of experience in the design and financing of medium and large-scale project structures and financing of those projects, and in public procurement processes, transportation, occupational safety, health and food sectors and import and export legislation. His client portfolio consists of global investment funds that have relations with Turkey as well as Turkish clients, holding companies and foreign companies. Earlier, he served as legal counsel in Turkey’s leading companies, he managed major project and contract specialists’ team during his tenure.

He has extensive experience in the fields of project finance, insurance and transport law, commercial finance, ECA funded financing, asset backed financing, restructuring and structuring and negotiation of financing agreements. He advised national and international clients on project finance related to telecommunications, railways and major privatization projects.

Zihni Gönen’s areas of expertise are inter alia construction, energy, PPP projects and their financing. Zihni Gönen also successfully representing his clients in arbitration process.


Zihni Gönen / Partner


2003 Manchester University, LLM

1999 İstanbul University, LLB


English / Turkish


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