Begum Durukan Ozaydin

Begum Durukan Ozaydin
FLI NET Advisory Board
Founding Partner, Durukan+Partners
+90 532 352 94 60 

Curriculum Vitae

Bar Membership: 

Ms. Durukan Ozaydin is part of the following Bar Associations:

Ms. Durukan Ozaydin is admitted to the Bar Associations and is member of certain organisations, as listed below:

o     Istanbul Bar Association
o     New York State Bar Association
o     Istanbul International Law Institute, Vice Chairman of the Board
o     Georgetown University Alumni Association
o     American Collegiate Institute Alumni Association
o     Friends of Jessup


Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. in Common Law Studies, 1998)
Dokuz Eylul University, School of Law (LL.B., 1996)

Areas of Expertise: 

Begum is a founding partner with appraised expertise mainly on banking and finance, M&A and corporate and capital markets work.  In her career reaching 20 years, she has extensively advised financial institutions and sponsors in financings of energy, infrastructure, real estate projects, took part in structured financing deals, acted for buyers and sellers in acquisitions and privatisations, provided advice on regulated sectors such as energy, securities and insurance, lead negotiations with public and private parties, assisted in structuring of businesses of corporations who are world leaders in their fields and during their operations.  

She was previously partner with one of the recognised law firms in Turkey, where she acted as the partner supervising almost all the legal work produced, and took managerial responsibilities. 


English, French (basic) and Turkish


Ms. Durukan Ozaydin is recognized as an expert in Turkish law in publications such as:

o     Chambers and Partners: ranked individually in Banking/Finance (Band 2), Corporate/M&A (Band 3) and Projects/Energy (Band 3) sections.

o     Legal 500: ranked as a leading individual in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets and Project Finance/Projects sections

o     Who’s Who Legal:  isted in Banking Finance.

o     IFLRL: Listed as a leading lawyer.

o     Best Lawyers: Ranked in the fields of banking law, finance law, litigation, arbitration and mediation.