Ökkeş Şahan is a counsel at Paksoy, specialising in securities law, capital market transactions, corporate governance and public company law. He practises in capital markets, acting for issuers and underwriters in equity-linked instruments in international public offerings, eurobond offerings and private placements.
Prior to joining Paksoy, Mr Şahan worked for almost 15 years at the Capital Markets Board of Turkey as legal counsel.
Mr Şahan is a graduate of Ankara University School of Law, and holds an LLM degree from the University of California, Davis. He is a member of the Istanbul Bar and holds the following licences: capital market activities (advanced level), derivative instruments, real estate appraiser, credit rating specialist, corporate governance rating specialist and independent auditing in capital markets.