Managing Partner




+90 (312) 286 34 06

+90 (505) 505 24 81


Bar Admissions:

Ankara Bar Association

International Bar Association



English, Turkish


Practice Areas:

Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Infrastructure & Construction Law

Project Finance


Mergers & Acquisitions



Yeditepe University (PhD), Istanbul

Manchester University (LLM), Manchester

Istanbul University (LLB), Istanbul  

Zihni GONEN is the managing partner of Gonen Law Office. He has extensive experience in the fields of international trade, project finance, commercial finance, PPP (Public Private Partnership) projects, construction law with particular focus on FIDIC-based contracts and contract management. In addition to these practice areas, Mr. GONEN actively took part and succeeded in national and international arbitrations and dispute resolutions on behalf of national and multinational clients.

Mr. GONEN is a listed arbitrator in various national and international arbitration centres where he has been acting as an arbitrator and mediator in various national and international arbitration matters. He handled arbitrations at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Court of Arbitration (ICC), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) and Global Trade In Oils, Seeds and Fats (FOSFA)

Mr. GONEN has been actively advising foreign investors in their transactions and litigation and consultancy matters in Turkey and abroad. His client portfolio consists of companies operating in different sectors including local and international construction companies, energy companies, international investors, investment funds and holdings.

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