Top Tier Turkish Law Firm Specializing in Energy Law
Galatasaray University, School of Law
Law Degree (LL.B) (2000)
Istanbul Bilgi University, School of Law
Law of Economics (LL.M) (2004)
University of Minnesota, School of Law
International Business Law (LL.M) (2005)
Turkish, English and French
Değer is the founding partner of Boden Law, specializing in energy law and arbitration. With an exceptional track record, she has solidified her reputation as a prominent figure in the energy sector globally. Değer’s expertise extends across various energy-related domains, including infrastructure and arbitration matters. Her exceptional abilities have earned her prestigious accolades, featuring listings in Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, and Who’s Who Legal, where she is acknowledged as a leading individual in the energy and natural resources field.
Değer possesses extensive experience in steering project development and finance transactions in diverse energy areas, encompassing power, oil and gas, ports, metals & mining, and general infrastructure. Her unique energy practice in Turkey has significantly contributed to her global recognition. Commencing her career in Turkey, Değer has been intricately involved in numerous facets of the Turkish energy sector, acclaimed for her adeptness in structuring intricate energy investments and agreements, as well as adeptly resolving complex challenges within the energy industry.
Her expertise spans a wide range of areas within the sector, including commodity trade transactions, mergers and acquisitions (asset and stock acquisitions), project finance transactions, concession agreements, host-government agreements, and turn-key EPC contracts. Clients rely on her unparalleled guidance to avoid or resolve disputes and regulatory issues, including intricate energy regulations, employing various means such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. She has extensive experience in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration. Furthermore, Değer serves as an esteemed arbitrator in disputes arising from energy contracts.
Her involvement in multifaceted projects across various jurisdictions underscores her proficiency in navigating intricate energy sector landscapes, encompassing EPC contracts, long-term supply agreements, and technology transfer agreements.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Değer is a respected authority in the field, actively engaging in publications, teachings, and speaking engagements pertaining to arbitration and energy matters. Notably, she serves as a lecturer for the “Energy Project Management and Law” course at the Energy Systems Engineering Department of Kadir Has University. She also holds a coveted position as a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Energy and Sustainable Development (CESD) of Kadir Has University, further cementing her commitment to fostering energy sustainability. In addition, Değer contributes as a Board member in the esteemed Carbon Footprint and Sustainability Association.
Değer serves as the chair of the Energy Commission of the Istanbul Arbitration Center.