Professor H Ercüment Erdem is the founder of and senior partner at Erdem & Erdem. He has more than 30 years’ experience in arbitration, international commercial law, competition and antitrust law, mergers and acquisitions, privatisations and corporate finance. He serves international and national clients in a variety of industries, including energy, construction, finance, retail, real estate, aerospace, healthcare and insurance.

He has acted as chair and sole or party-appointed arbitrator in many international and national arbitrations under different rules, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration, Swiss arbitration, Moscow arbitration, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law arbitration, Tehran arbitration and ad hoc arbitrations, and is distinguished in this field.

He has collaborated for many years with the ICC, and has actively participated in several ICC taskforces, drafting model contracts for international business (e.g., agency, distribution, confidentiality, mergers and acquisitions, occasional intermediaries, consultancy, Incoterms). He is Chair of the ICC Commission on Commercial Law and Practice, a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the ICC Arbitration Commission, the ICC Incoterms Experts Group, a council member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, and a member of the ICC Turkish National Committee Arbitration, the Istanbul Arbitration Centre and the Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage.

He has been selected as one of the leading individuals in dispute resolution by The Legal 500.