Practice Areas

  • Banking and Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivative Transactions and Capital Markets



  • Istanbul Bar, 2002



  • Istanbul University Faculty of Law, BA, 2001
  • Yeditepe University, International Trade Law, LLM, 2003



  • Turkish
  • English



Çağdaş Selvi has experience with respect to project finance, acquisition finance, banking law, capital markets, derivative transactions and mergers and acquisitions. He involved in financing of many energy and infrastructure projects and acquisition financing transactions and represented leading financial institutions and investors.

In addition, Çağdaş Selvi represented many Turkish banks in various financing transactions and provided consultancy services to foreign financial institutions such as IFC, EBRD, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC Bank Plc., OPIC.

Çağdaş Selvi’s experience also includes representation of issuers and underwriters in public and private debt and equity offerings with an emphasis on Rule 144A and Reg-S placements.



  • Partner – Selvi Attorney Partnership (January 2022-)
  • Partner – Selvi Ertekin Attorney Partnership (May 2016-December 2021)
  • Partner – Bilgiç Attorney Partnership (Chadbourne)(July 2013 – May 2016)
  • Partner – Aksu Savaş Çalışkan Attorney Partnership (August 2012 – June 2013)
  • Senior Associate – Aksu Savaş Çalışkan Attorney Partnership(December 2005 – August 2012)
  • Associate – Garanti Bank, Legal Department (October 2003 – December 2005)
  • Counsel- Doğan Holding A.Ş. (August 2001 – April 2003)


  • Legal 500 recommended Çağdaş Selvi in the areas of Banking-Finance and Capital Markets.
  • Global Legal Experts ranked Çağdaş Selvi as a leading Corporate and Finance lawyer, every year since 2009.



•“Turkey Extends Renewable Incentives for Local Production”.

•“License Exemption for Solar Panel Facilities”, ILO.

•“Electricity Generation Through Waste Incineration”, ILO.

•“How to Obtain a License for Conducting Mining Activities?”, ILO.

•“Obtaining Approval for Construction of Nuclear Power Plants, ILO.