Legal 500, 2021
The team is very flexible, responsive at any time of the day with clear-cut answers. Very helpful and understanding of client needs.
Baris was made partner in 2023. 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.
Baris graduated from Warwick University with a degree in law and obtained an LLM in Maritime Law from University College London.
He specialises in shipping and trading disputes. He has experience in a wide range of cases including commodities, charterparty, bill of lading and vessel sale & purchase disputes.
He acts for ship-owners, charterers, commodity traders, brokers and P&I Clubs in London and international arbitrations, English Courts, and mediations.
His dedicated and pragmatic approach, focusing on the clients’ ultimate goal and best interests, is widely appreciated.
He has a particular focus on the Turkish market and is a native Turkish speaker.
Baris is a supporting member of the LMAA.