Dr. İsmail G. Esin began his career in 1992 as a research assistant at Marmara University Faculty of Law, Department of Civil Law. İsmail Esin resigned from his position in 1996 and went to Germany to receive Ph.D. After completing his doctorate in 1997 and returning to Turkey, he has started to work as a self-employed lawyer and still works as a partner who is responsible for the Dispute Resolution and Real Estate departments of Esin Attorney Partnership. In 2011, Esin Attorney Partnership joined Baker & McKenzie International, Swiss Verein as a member firm.
The expertise areas of İsmail G. Esin are mergers & acquisitions and international arbitration. He is one of the leading lawyers in the International Who’s Who publication for mergers & acquisitions, commercial arbitration and commercial disputes; and in Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 for Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions and Dispute Resolution. In addition to his attorneyship profession, since 1997, Esin lectured at Marmara University (1997-2004), Istanbul Bilgi University (2002-2009), Galatasaray University (2005-2006) and Yeditepe University (2013-2015). Additionally, he is the author of Birleşme ve Devralmalar (Mergers & Acquisitions) (2020), Arbitration in Turkey (2014), M&A Transactions under Turkish Law (2004), Milletlerarası Tahkim Mevzuatı (International Arbitration Legislation) (2003), Sachmaengelhaftung beim Unternehmenskauf (The Defects Liability of the Seller in Mergers and Acquisitions) (phd dissertation, 1997).
- İstanbul Bar Association, 1998
- Tübingen Law School, Germany, PhD, 1997
- Tübingen Law School, Germany, LL.M, 1991
- İstanbul University Law School, Turkey, LL.B, 1990