Mahir Onat TOPAL graduated from King's College London, Dickson Poon School of Law in 2016, and is a trainee lawyer in ONGUR&PARTNERS. He focuses on ICC, ICSID and arbitration cases, and has keen interest in energy, technology and international financial law. Between 2014 and 2015, he was the Law Policy President of King's Think Tank- the largest student led think tank in Europe. He served as the Business & Economics President in the same institute between 2015 and 2016. Mr. TOPAL is also a competitive chess player. He participated in multiple international tournaments, and is a three-time Ankara Chess Champion in various age groups.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: English (fluent) / Turkish (native)
ANKARA UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, LLM ON LABOUR AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW – Since September 2017
ANKARA UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LAW, September 2013 – June 2017,GPA: 3.53/4.00
ANKARA GAZI ANATOLIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Graduated as valedictoration)
Donald Trump Örneğinde Gösteri Çağı Amerikası Kamuoyuna Eleştirel Bakış, Güncel Hukuk Magazine/September 2016 Issue
Certificate issued by The Grand National Assembly of Turkey for attending the Education on the Legislation Procedures, 2015.
Certificate issued by Koç University Law School for attending the Philosophy of Law Summer School, 2014.
Certificate issued by Ministry of Justice for successfully attending to the Urban Transformation Clinic, 2017.
Ankara University Faculty of Law Raoul Wallenberg Institute Inter-Universities Fictional Constitutional Complaint Competition Team; Pleader of 2017 Team, acting as the agent for the applicant – First rank
Ankara University Faculty of Law Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition Team; Pleader of 2016 Team, acting as the Respondent – Second rank in Turkish National Rounds; Coach of 2017 Team