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A. Çağlar COŞKUNSU

A. Çağlar COŞKUNSU
A. ÇAĞLAR COŞKUNSU, LLM PHD(C)

Before becoming a qualified lawyer, Caglar served on container vessels and bulk carriers of a major shipping company as second officer and chief officer. He was later promoted to onshore management as manager of claim and insurance department where he was engaged in marine claims and disputes. He was particularly involved in P&I matters. After his graduation from Istanbul University Faculty of Law he studied maritime law at University of Southampton for a LLM degree in Maritime Law. He also has experience in the offices of international law firms, insurers, P&I Clubs, salvage brokers, adjusters and recovery agents in London, where he spent the summer of 2004, to gain experience in London insurance and shipping market practices. After admission to Istanbul Bar Association he founded Cavus & Coskunsu Law Firm where he provides legal assistance to Turkish and foreign clients in every aspect of maritime law and insurance law. Recently, he is sharing his knowledge and experience by attending seminars held in London and Istanbul where he is giving speeches on ship arrest, salvage and wreck removal.

Title

Senior Partner, Mariner

Practice

Shipping
International Trade & Commodities
Employment & Marine Labour
Insurance & Reinsurance
Banking & Financial Services
Corporate Consultancy
Dispute Resolution
Energy
Environment & Natural Resources
Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring
Tax

Registrations & Memberships

Istanbul Bar Association, 2005
International Bunkers Industry Association
ITU Maritime Faculty Alumni Association, Secretary General
Executive Committee of Turkish Team in International Tall Ship Races
ITU Maritime Faculty Graduates Educational Foundation
Barbaros Mariners Association

Experience

2006-           Cavus & Coskunsu Law Firm
2000-2003   Pinat Shipping Inc., Claims Manager
1998-2000   Pinat Shipping Inc., Chief Officer

Education

2013-            Istanbul University, PhD Candidate, International Law
2015             The Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy
2003-2004    University of Southampton, LLM, Maritime Law
1998-2002    Istanbul University, LLB, Law
1992-1996    Istanbul Technical University, BSc, Transportation and Management Engineering

Languages

Turkish (native)
English (fluent)

Email: caglar@cavus-coskunsu.com
Mobile: +90 (532) 355 4851