Çağdaş is a Corporate and Finance Partner at Vardar Sanli, an independent law firm based in Istanbul.
Çağdaş has notable expertise in banking & finance, competition, corporate and FinTech matters, including both regulatory and transactional aspects thereof. He has a demonstrated track record in representation of reputable financial institutions and private clients in proceedings relating to white-collar crimes and other compliance issues.
Prior to joining Vardar Şanlı (formerly known as Şanlı & Partners) as a Name Partner in early 2022, Çağdaş gained senior-level experience in reputable law firms where he advised international and national clients on cross-border M&A and finance projects, with a particular focus on the energy, healthcare, and insurance sectors.
Çağdaş regularly gives lectures and training courses in his specialized practice areas, including antitrust and e-commerce law.
He is graduate of Galatasaray High School and obtained his law degree from Galatasaray University Law School. He is also a mediator registered with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Türkiye.
Çağdaş is native Turkish speaker and is fluent in English and French.