Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem is the Founder and Senior Partner of Erdem & Erdem. He has more than 30 years’ experience in international commercial law, competition and antitrust law, mergers and acquisitions, arbitration, privatizations and corporate finance. He serves international and national clients in a variety of industries, including energy, construction, finance, retail, real estate, aerospace, healthcare and insurance.
He has acted as chairman and sole or party-appointed arbitrator in many international and national arbitrations under different rules, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arbitration, Swiss Arbitration, Moscow Arbitration, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration, Tehran Arbitration, ISTAC Arbitration and ad hoc arbitrations.
He is emeritus Professor and has lectured in leading universities, such as Galatasaray University, in Turkey, and Fribourg University, in Switzerland. He has over 30 years’ experience as a scholar, and his research contains international commercial law, competition and antitrust, M&A, arbitration, corporate law, etc.
Prof. Erdem is a member of International Bar Association, Istanbul Bar Association, Co-chair of the ICC CLP Commission and member of the ICC Institute Council, ICC Incoterms Experts Group, ICC Court of Arbitration, ICC Turkish National Committee Arbitration, Istanbul Arbitration Centre (ISTAC) and Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage (ASA).
“Ercüment Erdem is ‘easily accessible, persuasive and a good listener with strong evaluation skills.” Legal 500
“Ercument Erdem is an ‘incredibly experienced international lawyer’ who ‘as a professor of law, can give both practical advice and in-depth analysis on interpretation of the law’. He regularly advises domestic and foreign clients on the Turkish law elements of cross-border transactions.” Chambers Global