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Rıza has been with the firm since 1994. He is a partner and co-chair of the firm’s dispute management and employment practices.
Rıza has deep commercial litigation experience and throughout his career he has advised local and multinational clients on all forms of commercial dispute.
He has dealt with numerous commercial and corporate disputes and matters, involving large corporate claims, shareholders disputes, joint venture disputes as well as insurance and reinsurance matters in relation to construction, banking, securities, capital markets and the corporate issues.
He has also engaged in disputes arising from construction contracts, distribution agreements, white collar crimes, customs related matters and tax issues. He has a significant industry expertise in transportation, construction & real estate and fertilizers.
Rıza advised clients on restructuring facilities; lay off cases, employment contracts, related litigation and various employment issues including dealing with mass layoffs with no litigation.
Before joining the firm, Rıza had worked as the Chief Court Clerk in the Istanbul Civil Courts for 13 years.
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Ethics & Reputation Society (TEID)
2006, Faculty of Law, Bilgi University, Istanbul (Attended Labour Law Lecturer)
1993, Faculty of Law, Istanbul University, Istanbul LL.B.
1981, Institute of Justice, Istanbul
1976, Göl Teaching School, Kastamonu