M. Batuhan Eser

Founding Partner



After graduating from Başkent University Faculty of Law in 2004, Batuhan Eser concluded his lawyer internship subsequently. Following his master’s degree in International Commercial Dispute Resolution at London Westminster University in 2009, Batuhan Eser has been working as a senior associate at Kurucu Law Offices of which he is a founding partner since July 2015 and registered to Ankara Bar Association since 2005.

His expertise has mainly focused on Energy Law specifically Petroleum and Natural Gas, Construction Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law, International Commercial Arbitration and Protection of Personal Data. Having comprehensive experience and deeper knowledge in oil and natural gas exploration & production operations, transportation & storage procedures, sales & marketing transactions, electricity production, procurement & trade, company mergers & acquisitions, establishment & configurations, construction & infrastructure projects, and project finance; Batuhan Eser has provided legal advice to numerous local and foreign clients since the beginning of his professional life.

M. Batuhan Eser
M. Batuhan Eser


  • Ankara Bar Association (2005)
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)
  • AIPN Unconventional JOA Drafting Committee
  • AIPN Model Farm-out Agreement (Revision of 2004 Model Contract) Drafting Committee
  • TED Ankara College Alumni Association


  • Financial Inclusion for Refugees and Host Communities Project in Turkey – Specialist in Labor and Commercial Law Module- March 2021
  • Turkey Scientific and Technical Petroleum Congress “Petroleum Law Amendment and Revision Proposals” – December 2020
  • Gathering Integration of Refugees – Law Module Specialist 2017/2018
  • “Evaluation of License Adaptation Process under the New Turkish Petroleum Law” EIF International Energy Congress – October 2014
  • “Evaluation of Geothermal Law” Yazıcı Law Journal – 2014
  • “Bringings of Turkish Petroleum Law No. 6491 and Potential Contributions to Oil Exploration Sector” EIF International Energy Congress – October 2013


  • Turkish (Native)
  • English (Advanced)
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