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Ceyda Knoebel is an English-Turkish dual-qualified solicitor and Of Counsel in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration Groups.
Ms. Knoebel advises on a wide range of disputes involving public international law and general commercial matters in common and civil law jurisdictions. She has experience in both commercial and investment treaty arbitration proceedings under the UNCITRAL, ICSID, ICC, VIAC and LCIA Rules as well as enforcement of arbitral awards in multiple jurisdictions. Ms. Knoebel represents and advises clients across a broad spectrum of industries including energy, oil and gas, financial services, banking and construction and she appears as counsel and advocate in commercial and investor-state disputes.
Ms. Knoebel also teaches international investment arbitration at King’s College, London and writes on legal issues for a wide range of publications. She is a senior editor of the Turkish Commercial Law Review and is a member of ArbitralWomen and International Law Association (British branch) as well as the young international arbitration groups of the LCIA (YIAG), Institute for Transnational Arbitration (Young ITA), International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA) and International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR Young & International).
Ms. Knoebel is recognised by The Legal 500 UK 2023 for International Arbitration and Public International Law. She is also recognised by the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom as a leading lawyer for International Arbitration.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Ms. Knoebel trained and practised in the London office of a magic circle law firm where she spent six months seconded to a major financial institution as well as practising in the Ankara office of a major US law firm.
She holds an LL.M degree from University of Cambridge (2008) and was also admitted to the Bar in Turkey in 2007. In addition to her native Turkish, Ms Knoebel speaks German.
University of Law - London Moorgate - 2010 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
University of Law - London Moorgate - 2010 Legal Practice Course
University of Law - London Moorgate - 2009 Graduate Diploma in Law
University of Cambridge - 2008 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Ankara University - 2006 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
England & Wales - Solicitor