Dr. Mustafa Göksu serves as an of counsel at Baysal & Demir Law Firm. He specialises in all aspects of civil procedure, compulsory enforcement (debt collection) and insolvency law. His main focus areas are mediation, litigation finance and the law of evidence, in both Turkish and comparative law.
Mustafa teaches civil procedure, compulsory enforcement, bankruptcy and other relevant subjects (e.g. arbitration, mediation, legal writing) at Hacı Bayram Veli University as an assistant professor of law. He taught at multiple universities at undergraduate level as well as graduate level. He has presented numerous expert opinions to courts and advised several firms. As a visiting Fulbright Scholar, he carried out long-term pre- and post-doctorate research studies at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, and at Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches u. internationales Privatrecht in Hamburg, Germany, with a government grant.
Mustafa is the author of more than 20 publications, including books, peer-reviewed articles, translations etc. He is also the author of Civil Procedure and Dispute Resolution in Turkey, the only book in English on the subject, which also contains the complete English translations of the Turkish Code of Civil Procedure and other relevant statutes. He regularly lectures and speaks at conferences organised by universities, the Ministry of Justice and bar associations.
Mustafa provides professional training especially on the subject of mediation, as well as on other aspect of civil procedure, to clients including, to date, several ministries, bar associations, public and private organisations. He has participated in several projects carried out by the Ministry of Justice and bar associations and is currently a member of the Scientific Committee responsible for drafting the new Turkish Code of Compulsory Enforcement and Bankruptcy.
- Ankara University, Law Faculty, Turkey, Ph.D. (2010)
- Georgetown University Law School, Washington, DC, USA, Foundations of American Law and Legal Education Program (2003)
- Ankara University, Law Faculty, Turkey, LL.M (2001)
- Ankara University, Law Faculty, Turkey, LL.B. (1998)