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Sidar Tunca is the Partner for Turkish Law. As Attorney at Law he handles general civil litigation, including construction, energy, telecommunications and intellectual property related disputes. He has nearly 12 years of experience as a trial lawyer representing clients before Turkish civil and commercial courts.

While the major focus in his recent practice is on energy related matters, Sidar has experience in domestic capital markets transactions, including public tender offers, initial public offerings, takeovers and private placements.

He has acted in numerous sport arbitrations as an arbitrator. Sidar regularly advises ministries and other governmental structures on various matters related to public procurements, government contractor services and other issues related to public law.


Among his permanent clients are Limak Enerji Ticareti A.Ş., Akfen Enerji Kaynakları Üretim ve Tic. A.Ş., FTZ - Atabey Enerji Üretim San. ve Tic A.Ş.,  Özaltın İnşaat Enerji A.Ş. , TEFİROM Bakras Enerji Elektrik Üretim ve Ticaret A.Ş., Nuh Enerji Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. OMV Samsun Elektrik Üretim San. ve Tic. A.Ş. , Baten Enerji Üretimi A.Ş, ATASAY Holding and Özdoğan Enerji A.Ş.

Member of Ankara Bar

Member of the Dispute Resolution Committee of the Turkish Football Federation

Deputy Chairman of MKE Ankaragücü Sports Club

Previous Appointments:


  • 2014-2015 Head of Kayseri Cultural Heritage Protection Board

  • 2010-2014 Member & Vice Chairman of  Kayseri Cultural Heritage Protection Board

  • 2009-2012 Ankara University, Rector’s Associate

  • 2009-2012 Ankara University, Deputy Chairman of TEKNOKENT

  • 2010-2014 Turkey Handball Federation, Head of the Legal Council

  • 2008-2012 MKE Ankaragücü Sports Club, General Secretary & Deputy Chairman

  • 2016-         Turkey Federation of Modern Pentathlon, Member of Disciplinary Board



In the LEGAL 500 RANKINGS 2020 Sidar TUNCA who is regarded as a “trusted attorney who finds creative ways to solve problems fast” has been described as "very good litigating attorney with very good experience in corporate and contract law" as well as “positive, easy-going, active and rational lawyer”.

Selected recent experience

  • Advising leading pharmaceutical group of companies on regulations and compliance.

  • Representing a Turkish company in GAFTA arbitration in relation to a dispute arising out of goods supply to World Food Programme, UN.

  • Counsel to a Turkish investor in settlement procedure with a Central Asian country.

  • Advised the acquisition of TURKUAZ PETROL ÜRÜNLERİ A.Ş a subsidiary of TP Petrol Dağıtım A.Ş.

  • Represented Ceylan İnşaat A.Ş in establishing PPP and joint ventures in numerous construction projects.

  • Counselled the Hydro Electrik Plant of FTZ GRUP, the wind power plants (Belen and Bakras) and the Thermal Power Plant of KİPAŞ HOLDİNG.

  • Represented a leading Japan company in its expansion into the Turkish market.

  • Represented an Italian company in the perfume industry and one of the leaders in the American pharmaceutical industry on the aspects of Intellectual Property protection.