Ali R. Gursel
Managing Partner, Ashgabat Office
Mr. Gursel is a partner in the International Arbitration and Finance groups. Mr. Gursel represents sovereigns in investment related international arbitrations. He also represents clients in corporate matters, with a focus on representing foreign sovereigns or their agencies in oil and gas industry projects and as borrowers in financing transactions.
Mr. Gursel has represented states and state agencies in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, North and Central America and the Caribbean in a variety of oil and gas industry projects, financing transactions and construction and other disputes. He has experience in multibillion-dollar project financings in various jurisdictions around the world. Mr. Gursel’s work in the oil and gas industry includes financing work for oil and gas companies, refinery upgrades and modernizations, upstream projects and transportation projects. His work in the finance area includes representing borrowers in syndicated loan transactions, project finance and structured finance transactions and capital markets offerings.