Can Yeginsu joins the Adjunct Faculty at Georgetown University Law Center


4 New Square Chambers is delighted to announce that Can Yeginsu has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C. In Spring term, Mr. Yeginsu will be co-teaching the course Investor-State Dispute Settlement in Practice: Past, Present, and Future, with Patrick Pearsall, former Chief of Investment Arbitration in the U.S. Department’s Office of the Legal Adviser, and now Chair of Jenner & Block’s Public International Law Practice.

Can Yeginsu is recognised as a leading barrister by the international legal directories in four practice areas: (i) international arbitration; (ii) commercial litigation; (iii) administrative and public law; and (iv) civil liberties and human rights. Of his international arbitration practice the directories have recently said:

  • A brilliant arbitration senior junior, equally at home dealing with commercial or investment claims. He is excellent when it comes to strategic advice. He is also highly regarded within the international arbitration communityChambers UK, 2018
  • A first-class international advocate…in a class of his own Chambers Global, 2017
  • He is fiercely clever but also a true team player; he knows arbitration inside out and is a very elegant and effective advocate Chambers UK, 2017

In addition to his work as counsel, Mr. Yeginsu has received, and continues to accept, appointments as an arbitrator. He teaches investment arbitration at Koç University Law School in Istanbul and is Partner Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.