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BAR ADMISSION

Istanbul Bar Association

LANGUAGES

English 

French

EDUCATION

Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Law (LL.M., Business Law, 2020)

Galatasaray University, Faculty of Law (LL.B., 2013)

Galatasaray High School (2009)

MEMBERSHIPS

AIPPI

IBA

INTA

ISTA

MARQUES

PTMG

Better Justice Association

Galatasaray Association

Galatasaray Alumni Association

Galatasaray SK

Melis Sılacı Korkmaz

Partner

melis@kodiaklaw.com.tr

+90 212 983 38 53

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After graduating from Galatasaray University Faculty of Law in 2013, Melis gained experience  in a leading law firm in Turkey.

 

She completed her LL.M. at Istanbul Bilgi University and her master thesis on “Validity of Arbitration Agreement and Capacity of the Parties According to the New York Convention” was published as a book in 2020.

​Melis has been involved in a wide range of lawsuits including commercial disputes, intellectual property, employment disputes, criminal lawsuits, administrative disputes, debt collection and bankruptcy proceedings. She advises and represents foreign and local clients before Turkish courts and local and international arbitration proceedings. She has been particularly involved in the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign court judgments in Turkey.

Between 2019-2023, Melis worked as the General Secretary of Istanbul Arbitration Association (ISTA). As of 2023, she is one of the Board Members of ISTA.

 

She contributes as speaker in several conferences on arbitration and has published articles in the fields of private international law, international procedural law and arbitration.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Extension of Arbitration Agreement to Third Parties

       Galatasaray Liseli Hukukçuların Cumhuriyetin 100. Yılına Armağanı, January 2024

       IBA, Co-Author, 1 December 2023

  • Validity of Arbitration Agreement and Capacity of the Parties According to the New York Convention, On Iki Levha Publication, August 2020

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