Deniz ŞahbazOf Counsel

Areas of Practice

Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Law
Capital Markets


Istanbul University Faculty of Law, BA, 2000
University of Pennsylvania, School of Law, LL.M., 2004

Work Experience

Of-Counsel – Selvi Ertekin Attorney Partnership – May 2016-
Partner – Şahbaz Attorney Partnership – Affiliated with Chadbourne- Istanbul, Turkey – April 2011 – June 2014
Koç Holding, in-house counsel – Istanbul, Turkey – 2007 –2010
Derman Attorney Partnership, affiliated local law firm of White & Case in Istanbul, Associate, 2000-2007


“Turkey Promulgates Renewable Energy Regulations” Circulated to Clients, September 2011
“Investing in Turkey: Navigating the Landscape”; “Improved Corporate Governance in Turkey”; “Effect of Buyer’s Knowledge on Claims: How To Sandbag in New York, London and Istanbul” Chadbourne Corporate Practice Newswire, May 2012
“Turkey Passes New Healthcare PPP Law” Infrastructure Journal, August 2013
“Sunny Days Ahead for Solar in Turkey” Infrastructure Journal, July 2013
“PPP Infrastructure Projects in Turkey” Project Finance International European Report, September 2012