Mehmet Achik-El

Senior Lawyer

Mehmet Achik El. Photo.
Mehmet acts for UK and international clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, primarily in the energy, shipping and insurance sectors. Mehmet’s corporate experience includes advising on UK and cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and investment agreements. He also assists clients with commercial contracts such as terms & conditions for the sale of goods, distribution and collaboration agreements.

Prior to joining Schjødt in 2021 , Mehmet worked in the corporate department of a City firm. He also completed a secondment to a leading (re)insurer, where he supported their in-house legal team with general corporate, regulatory and commercial matters.

Mehmet qualified as an English solicitor in 2016 and is a graduate of King's College London.


  • 2014

    Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Kaplan Law School, London
  • 2013

    LLM. International Business Law, King’s College London
  • 2012

    Bachelor of Laws (Hons), King’s College London