Derains & Gharavi International

Onur Oksan



LANGUAGES: Turkish,  English and French
ADMISSION: Turkey, and England & Wales

Onur is a jurist at Derains & Gharavi specialised in international arbitration. Onur has acted in proceedings conducted under the arbitration rules of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) as well as commercial arbitration proceedings under the arbitration rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Prior to joining Derains & Gharavi, Onur was a lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, focusing on the right to a fair trial in civil proceedings and property right. Onur also worked at a law firm in Istanbul, where he advised local and international companies and lenders on the construction, development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects.

Onur is admitted to the Istanbul Bar as lawyer (avukat) and the Solicitors Regulation Authority as a non-practising solicitor. He holds a Master’s in Economics and Finance from Bogazici University in Istanbul and an LLB from Galatasaray University in Istanbul.


Since August. 2020 Jurist, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)
2016 – 2020 Lawyer, European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg)
2011 – 2016 Lawyer, Projects Department, Bezen & Partners (Istanbul)


2015 Master of Arts, Economics and Finance, Bogazici University (Istanbul)
2011 LLB, Galatasaray University (Istanbul)