Ali Selim Demirel graduated from Bilkent University, Faculty of Law in 2008 and was admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association in 2009. Ali is a senior associate and the team leader of the arbitration practice group of Esin Attorney Partnership. He is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration’s Young International Arbitration Group, the International Chamber of Commerce’s Young Arbitrators Forum, Young ISTAC (Istanbul Arbitration Center) and ASA Young Arbitration Practitioners Group.
Ali focuses his practice on the resolution of commercial disputes, particularly regarding post-M&A disputes and particularly through arbitration. He represents clients before arbitral tribunals and before all levels of domestic courts.
Ali started his career as an M&A lawyer, and focused on advising private equity firms; however, he has more recently directed his attention to the arbitration of M&A disputes.