Enes Karacayir is an associate in Dechert's international arbitration practice group and is dual trained in U.S. common law and French civil law. His practice focuses on international arbitration, litigation and public international law. Mr. Karacayir advises and represents states and multinational corporations before a variety of arbitral institutions and domestic courts. His experience includes disputes involving construction, banking, waste management, telecommunications and natural resources sectors in Africa, Central Asia and Europe.   

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Karacayir trained with top-tier U.S. law firms’ arbitration practice groups in London, New York and Paris. He also worked as a consultant at the OECD’s trade in services division, taught French Law at Fordham Law School and served as a research assistant at Leitner Center for International Law and Justice across corporate social responsibility, sustainable development, human rights and public international law.

Key Matters

  • Georgia in an ICSID arbitration commenced by an individual under the Georgia-Azerbaijan bilateral investment treaty relating to an investment in the telecommunications sector.
  • The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire in an ICSID arbitration commenced by a company under a concession contract for waste management services in Abidjan.
  • A company in an ICSID arbitration against Turkmenistan under Turkey-Turkmenistan bilateral investment treaty relating to an investment in the construction sector.  

Includes matters handled prior to joining Dechert.