Skilled legal consultant, mediator, arbitrator and attorney with experience and expertise on complex domestic and cross-border legal matters. Fluent in Turkish and English. Founder of both the Bıçak Law Firm and the Just & Fair Mediation & Arbitration Centre. Trusted advisors for the most complex domestic and cross-border business transactions and corporate governance. Acted as advisor to drafting contracts, civil and criminal liability of owners for acts of the company and of the company for acts of its owners. Accredited and skilled mediator with over a decade experience of handling both civil, commercial, employment, consumer, health, energy and mine disputes. He has been involved in mediation since its infancy in Turkey in the 2010’s. Sits as arbitrator (sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator, president) in domestic and international arbitrations pursuant to institutional (ICC, SCIA, ISTAC) and ad hoc rules (UNCITRAL), concerning various sectors and subjects. Criminal litigation attorney specialising in commercial criminal and regulatory consultancy and defence work, most particularly defending individuals and companies subject to investigations by prosecuting authorities. Specialities: corporate crime prevention, corporate criminal liability, white collor crimes, fraud investigation and prevention, anti-bribery, money laundering, counter-terrorism financing, compliance, anti-corruption, white collar irregularities, and other financial offences. Professor Dr. Vahit Biçak, an internationally known lawyer, was a visiting scholar at many prestigious universities around the world such as the City University of New York and the Fordham Law School in the U.S.A., the Moribor University in Slovenia, the Police College of Hungary in Budapest, the Police College of Check Republic, in Prague and the University of Lyon III Faculty of Law in France. Professor Dr. Bicak, who has also worked in a number of Turkish universities including Bilkent, Hacettepe, Gazi University, Başkent, Atılım and HBV University, has been an academician in evidence law, commercial criminal law and criminal procedure law. He is a lawyer trained in both common and civil law. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Ankara University in Turkey in 1989. Received his PhD from the University of Nottingham in Great Britain in 1996. He received the academic titles of “assistant professor” in 1999, “associate professor” in 2002 and “professor” in 2008.