Former Ipek | Akbal Schwimann Partner Ceyda Akbal Schwimann has joined Akol Law's dispute resolution practice as a Partner.
Before joining Akol Law, Schwimann spent over two years as a Partner at Ipek | Akin | Schwimann and its successor IAS Partners (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on April 30, 2020). Prior to that, she was an Attorney-at-Law at Wolf Theiss in Vienna for more than three years. Between 2008 and 2015, she was with Specht & Partner Rechtsanwalt, where she established a Turkey practice with a focus on dispute resolution matters. Earlier still, she spent three years as Associate with White & Case.
According to the firm, Schwimann specializes in commercial and corporate disputes, investments and investment protection disputes, and arbitration matters.
"We are happy to have Ceyda join our team," Akol Law Partner Meltem Akol commented. "Her unrivaled expertise in international and domestic litigation as well as in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution matters will further strengthen our practice and enrich us to continue providing first-rate legal services to our clients."
"I am delighted to be a part of the Akol team," Akbal Schwimann added. "I believe this appointment will be a fruitful exchange and lead us to build a new platform for sharing innovations, knowledge, and expertise."