Can Yeginsu joins the Faculty of Columbia Law School

News & Judgments
3 September 2018

4 New Square Chambers is delighted to announce that Can Yeginsu has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Law at Columbia Law School in New York, where he will be co-teaching an Autumn seminar The Defence Of Freedom Of Expression Around The World: The Role Of The Advocate, with Nani Jansen Reventlow, Director of the Digital Freedom Fund.

Mr. Yeginsu also returns to Georgetown Law in Washington D.C. to co-teach International Investment Law and Arbitration, 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. Comments include:

  • A first-class international advocate…in a class of his own Chambers Global, 2017
  • 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
  • He is exceptionally bright and has a superb knowledge of the law. He has an extraordinary ability to link and make connections between various issues. He has superb insight into cases, turns around work really quickly and it is always of a superb quality. Also, he is delightful to work withChambers & Partners, 2018
  • 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 receive and accept, appointments as an arbitrator. He is Partner Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.

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