Can Yeginsu

Can Yeginsu (@Can_Yeginsuis a barrister practicing from 4 New Square Chambers in London. He is recognized by the major legal directories as a leading barrister in four practice areas: (i) commercial litigation; (ii) international arbitration; (iii) administrative and public law; and (iv) civil liberties and human rights. His experience as an advocate extends beyond the English Courts (where he frequently appears in the High Court and has acted in several cases of public importance in the Court of Appeal and U.K. Supreme Court) to the European Court of Human Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States, as well as a number of apex national courts (as co-counsel), and arbitral tribunals.

Aside from his work as counsel, Can also sits, and continues to accept appointments, as arbitrator. He is Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, where he teaches the right to freedom of expression, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law and Koç University Law School, where he teaches international investment law and arbitration.

Can is the co-author of The Protections for Religious Rights: Law and Practice (Oxford, 2013) and Partner Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.

Can is a member of the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom, an independent body convened at the request of the U.K. and Canadian governments, with its secretariat at the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute.

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