Meet the Management Team
Our managing director, Metehan Caglar Sonbahar, has worked extensively across international arbitration and dispute adjudication boards and has acted as quantum and delay expert witness. He has participated in various international projects providing contractual claims and dispute resolution services, project planning, contract drafting and negotiation, delay and disruption analysis and quantum- services. Mr Sonbahar is highly proficient in the analysis and resolution of commercial and contractual problems on large-scale projects in Turkey, Europe, the CIS and Russia, and the Middle East.
Mr Sonbahar also delivers FIDIC contract claims workshops, training small and large groups of practitioners. He is a certified FIDIC Adjudicator and included in the FIDIC’s registry of the most prominent adjudicators worldwide referred to as the FIDIC’s President’s List of Approved Adjudicators.
Metehan Caglar Sonbahar is the Managing Director with EQUITAS Consulting and committee members of the European Branch of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the European External Aid Committee of EFCA. Metehan is dual qualified, having a Master’s Degree in Construction Management and an LLM degree in Construction Law and Arbitration, and is a member of numerous professional institutions.
Maria Levina has several years of experience in Deloitte, Moscow. She has worked as a knowledge management expert and coordinator under various departments working with the enterprise content management systems, coordinating clients, workshops, and training.
Maria has extensive experience working with clients from different disciplines and jurisdictions including Turkey, the EU, the USA, the CIS, and Russia.
Maria serves as the CIS and Russia business manager at EQUITAS Consulting.