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Mehmet Doğu
Partner at Doğu Law Office - Interlegal


Mehmet Sıtkı Doğu was born in 1960 in İstanbul as a member of a shipping family of generations. During his childhood and teenages, he sailed on cargo ships for many trips with his father who was a master mariner. He also served in the Turkish Navy for about two years. He has completed and certified with HSE Part-1 as a commercial diver in Fort Bowisand U/W Centre in Plymouth, U. K. where he was trained for commercial diving in oil rigs worldwide. In addition he also completed the underwater non-destructive testing diver’s course in the same school. As for his law background, Mr Doğu was graduated from University of Istanbul, Faculty of Law and he is a member of Bar of Istanbul and assigned by Turkish Chamber of Shipping as an expert and arbitrator. Mr. Doğu has been practicing in the area of maritime, international and commercial law locally and internationally for over thirty years by providing services as consultant and attorney in shipping industry.

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