Associated European Energy Consultants

“Delivering European Energy Solutions”

Associated European Energy Consultants

“Delivering European Energy Solutions”

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Boden Law

Maslak Mah., İz Plaza Giz No:9, Bağımsız Bölüm 77
Sarıyer, İstanbul
+90 212 251 15 00
+90 212 251 15 01
Contact person for AEEC matters:

Deger Boden

Değer is the founding partner of Boden Law. She has significant experience in energy, infrastructure and arbitration matters. She is listed in Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and Who’s Who Legal as leading individual for her energy and natural resources’ practices.

She has extensive experience working on project development and finance transactions in the areas of energy, ports, metals & mining and general infrastructure. Değer has a very unique energy practice in Turkey; she has been involved in many different aspects of the Turkish energy sector. Her expertise in the sector embraces commodity trade transactions, mergers and acquisitions including asset and stock acquisitions, project finance transactions, turn-key EPC contracts. She assists clients in avoiding or resolving disputes and regulatory issues (including energy regulations) through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. Her experience embraces international commercial and investment treaty arbitration. She was a member of the team in representation of the Republic of Turkey in the first ICSID arbitration case pursued against the Republic of Turkey. She also acts as an arbitrator in disputes arising from energy contracts.

Değer has been playing an active role in the development of Turkish electricity trade market: she has represented EFET in adopting their master trade agreement into the Turkish market; represented the Turkish Energy Traders Association, working closely with them in development of the new market design. She has been involved in many complex projects in the energy sector. These projects involved complex structuring ranging from EPC contracts, long term supply agreements to technology transfer agreements. She publishes, teaches and speaks extensively on arbitration and energy matters.

She lectures “Energy Project Management and Law” course at the Energy Systems Engineering Department of Kadir Has University. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Energy and Sustainable Development (CESD) of Kadir Has University. She is also a Board member in the Carbon Footprint and Sustainability Association.She is the Co-Head of the Energy Commission of Istanbul Arbitration Center (ISTAC).


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)

Bar Admission
Istanbul, 2001

Turkish, English and French

Boden Law

Boden Law is a top tier law firm providing advice and representation particularly with respect to cross-border transactions, project development and finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, alliances, and dispute resolution with special emphasis on arbitration, and restructuring and creditor rights.
Energy, infrastructure and mining & metals are the core industries that the firm is focused on. The firm differentiates itself with its industry specific expertise in energy, infrastructure and mining sectors. With the understanding complex dependencies between and within the Energy & Natural Resources sectors, the firm offers a unique energy practice.

Approx. 15
Accredited professionals
Approx. 10
Dedicated departments in the field of energy
Electricity, Energy Disputes, Energy Trade, Natural Gas, Regulatory, Renewable Energy
Accredited professionals active in the field of energy
Approx. 15
Other departments
Corporate & Commercial Legal Advisory, Project Development and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Alliances, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, Restructuring and Creditor Rights Energy Advisory, Corporate Responsibility
Clients of the firm include Turkish and international energy companies, banks, financial institutions (including investment banks and hedge funds) and private equity investors. Energy corporations constitute a large portion of Boden Law’s clientele: the firm has advised public and private utility companies and independent power generators mining companies, developers, industrial and commercial customers, equipment suppliers, commodity traders, brokerage and exchange firms, electronic exchanges and clearing organizations, trade associations.
Boden Law has the objective of delivering the highest level of service to its clients. The firm offers sophisticated, effective, and attentive corporate and commercial legal advice. The practice specializes in key sectors and disciplines of the Turkish and international law. The firm tailors its services to meet its clients’ needs and requirements. Members of the firm understand that sound judgments can only be made if they are based on thorough research and a deep understanding of the clients’ objectives and the law. In order to offer the highest level of service, professionals at Boden Law take the time and make the effort to get deeply involved with the clients’ businesses while trying to understand key factors and legislative developments that affect their performance. Practitioners at the firm adhere to the highest standards of legal excellence. They execute their work responsively, with a professional, result-oriented approach.
Selection of references
Clients include Axpo Trading, Crescent Petroleum, Dufenergy Trading SA, EFET, EWE Turkey, Gildemeister Energy Solutions, Gunvor International B.V. , Metallic Waste Solutions Pty Ltd, , STEAG Gmbh, Talesun Solar

Publications of Boden Law

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