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Baris Oztoprak joins MFB

November 29 2018

MFB is pleased to announce the arrival of Baris Oztoprak.

Baris graduated from Warwick University with a degree in law and obtained an LLM in Maritime Law from University College London. He joined MFB in 2018, having qualified at another specialist shipping firm in London in 2015. Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, he was called to the Bar by Middle Temple and worked at the United Nations in Geneva.

He specialises in wet and dry shipping litigation and arbitration. He has experience in a wide range of cases including charterparty, commodity and bill of lading disputes. He has also worked in various Admiralty disputes arising out of fires, total loss and limitation of liability claims and investigated incidents on board vessels.

He acts for shipowners, charterers, cargo interests, commodity traders and P&I Clubs.

Over recent years, he has been involved in various disputes involving Turkish interests and is a native Turkish speaker.

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