Mehmet Feridun İzgi

Partner


feridun.izgi@firatizgi.com


Languages:
Turkish – English

Education:
Ankara University LLB, 2001
Bilgi University, LLM - Business Law, 2007
Columbia University Law School, PhD Candidate Visiting Scholar, 2011
Yeditepe University PhD - Private Law (dissertation stage)

Membership:
Istanbul Bar Association
International Bar Association, Power Law Committee Member
Istanbul Bar Association, Energy Law Commission Executive Board Member
Turkish Wind Energy Association (TWEA) Member
International Solar Energy Alliance, Turkey Chapter (GUNDER) Member

Other:
Trademark Attorney

Mehmet Feridun İzgi

Mehmet Feridun İzgi leads dispute resolution, corporate and employment law practices, with special expertise in energy & infrastructure, and real estate & construction industries. Besides his clients of electricity generation, supply (wholesale and retail sale) and distribution companies operating with licenses, İzgi oversees clients from various industries including pharmaceuticals, medical device, automotive, production, direct selling and retail sale.

İzgi works on the following fields, especially in the electricity sector:

  • Legal counselling on project, licencing, construction and post construction phases of electricity generation facilities using various resources including natural gas, coal, hydroelectric, wind and solar;
  • Legal counselling on engineering-supply-construction contracts, transmission line contracts, other project contracts and project finance processes;
  • Providing legal opinion on electricity supply (sale-purchase) contracts;
  • Counselling on sectoral regulations and competition law regulations in electricity market, submitting opinions on new draft regulations on behalf of clients, representing clients in sector meetings;
  • Representing clients before administrative courts against regulatory actions;
  • Izgı also has extensive knowledge in dispute resolution with respect to the aforementioned fields

İzgi regularly provides consultancy services to local, foreign and multinational clients on energy law, contracts law, commercial law, labor law, real estate law, consumer law, competition law and distribution networks contracts, and offers dispute resolution services in these areas.

İzgi has numerous published articles on electricity market regulations, climate change regulations and labor law. He conveys opinions and sector updates in various panels, and regularly attends prominent international conferences.