Prof. Dr. Ziya Akinci is the founding partner of Akinci Law Offices, Turkey. Prof. Dr. Akinci acts as party counsel in arbitrations, both domestic and international, under ICC, ICSID and ad hoc rules. Prof. Dr. Akinci also sits as arbitrator in disputes under the ICC and other institutes, including ITO, SCC, DIAC and TRAC and under ad hoc rules. The arbitration disputes that Prof. Dr. Akinci has been involved in are wide in range and character; from large construction projects, to energy projects, investment disputes, and GSM licences. Prof. Dr Akinci has acted as an expert in various arbitration cases.
Professor is a member of the International Private Law Division in Galatasatay University Faculty of Law. Professor Akinci is a member of the ICC Court and president of the Istanbul Arbitration Center.