He acts for individuals and corporate clients involved in regulatory investigations involving allegations of fraud, corruption, tax evasion, insider dealing, money laundering and offences under the Companies Law
As a criminal law specialist he has honed his skills through decades of experience in representing clients facing the most challenging investigations.
Ankara University Faculty of Law – LLB
Att. Prof. Dr. Vahit BIÇAK
Skilled legal consultant, mediator, attorney with proven record of strong leadership. Acted as advisor to complex domestic and cross-border legal matters. Fluent in Turkish and English.
Representing companies, corporate officers and individuals in criminal litigation arising from their business activities. Handling a range of white-collar crime matters, representing individuals and corporates, undertaking internal investigations, fraud, corruption and dealing with various governmental authorities.
Managing Partner specialising in commercial criminal and regulatory consultancy and defence work, most particularly defending individuals and companies subject to investigations by prosecuting authorities. Specialities: coporate crime prevention, white collor crimes, fraud investigation and prevention, anti-bribery, money laundering, counter-terrorism financing, compliance, anti-corruption, white collar irregularities, and other financial offences.
Professor Dr. Vahit Biçak, an internationally known lawyer, was a visiting scholar at many prestigious universities around the world such as the City University of New York and the Fordham Law School in the U.S.A., the Moribor University in Slovenia, the Police College of Hungary in Budapest, the Police College of Check Republic, in Prague and the University of Lyon III Faculty of Law in France.
Professor Dr. Bicak, who has also worked in a number of Turkish universities including Bilkent University, Hacettepe University, Gazi University, Başkent University, Atılım University and HBV University, has been a lecturer in evidence law, commercial criminal law and criminal procedure law at the Police Academy, Faculty of Security Sciences, since 1990.
Professor Dr. Bıçak has worked as a member of Human Rights Consultative Committee within the scope of Prime Ministry of Turkey in between 2002-2004. He had been assigned as the President of Prime Ministry Human Rights Committe between 2003-2005. He served as one of the six members of Reform Monitoring Group (foreign minister and deputy premier, minister of justice, interior minister, secretariat general for the EU affairs, human rights chairman of the prime ministry, head of IHDK) around the same time.
He worked in European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg/France) as “trainee legal expert” in 1999. He took part in European Council Police Ethics Committee of Experts in order to prepare a draft of European Council Police Ethics Agreement.
Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Ankara University in Turkey. Became a doctor in law with a thesis on improperly obtained evidence. Received his PhD from the University of Nottingham in Great Britain in 1996. He received the academic titles of “assistant professor” in 1999, “associate professor” in 2002 and “professor” in 2008.
He has 12 books published in Turkish and English in the field of law and a great number of articles. He has also designed and managed 11 international projects.