Mertcan İpek Attorney at law

Prior to joining IAS Partners in 2020, Mertcan İpek worked as a legal case manager at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center from 2016 to 2019. He focuses on commercial law matters as well as international litigation and arbitration, intellectual property and sports law.


New York University, LL.M. in International Business Transactions, Litigation and Arbitration (2016)
Kadir Has University, Sports Law and Management Certificate Program (2015)
Galatasaray University Law Faculty (2014)
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Erasmus, 2013)


Istanbul Bar Association
Turkish Criminal Law Association (TCHD)
ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
German High School of Istanbul Alumni Association
Fulbright Alumni Association
Turkish-French Trade Association
Türkish-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Cámara de Comercio Hispano-Turca


Turkish, English, German, French, Spanish


*Assignment of Contractual Rights and Its Impact on Arbitration Agreements - 2016
*Pechstein v. International Skating Union – Court of Arbitration for Sport at the Target - 2016
*Interpretation of Article II(3) of the New York Convention - 2017