Fellow Professionals

We love what we do and are always on the lookout for new colleagues and partners. If you identify with what we do, let’s talk. For JV matters email Conrad (French or English) at conrad.daly@3rdhull.com or Melis (Turkish or English) at melis.avunduk@3rdhull.com; for hr matters email Inês (Portuguese, Spanish, French or English) at ines.costa@3rdhull.com.

Conrad C. Daly: Of Counsel. Trained in Common and Civil Law traditions, Conrad is a cross-border, international legal and policy expert who has served at the World Bank in Washington, DC for the past decade.

Conrad’s work has been predominantly at the intersection of law and technology, notably in matters pertaining to cyber, social protection and the use of identification for development. He has advised and participated in field operations, particularly in West Africa, and has been invited to present at various international gatherings. He has also worked on matters including governance and anti-corruption, justice reform, the right to education, and facilitating UN agency engagement in World Bank-financed operations. In private sector operations, Conrad has identified, vetted, and coordinated local and outside legal experts for clients, as well as advising on international dispute resolution matters, both with regard to arbitration and mediation. 

A dual U.S.- and French-trained attorney, Conrad graduated with a Juris Doctor and master’s in law from the Cornell Law School and the Ecole de droit de la Sorbonne (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne).

Bar Admissions: Washington, DC; New York; Massachusetts 

Contact: conrad.daly@3rdhull.com

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Melis represents clients in cross-border mergers & acquisitions, takeovers and shareholder disputes. She has extensive experience across the lifespan of such endeavours and transactions, from exploratory due diligence to structuring and through to negotiating agreements and detailed contractual terms. She has undertaken every stage of setting up public-private partnerships (PPPs) and assisted in varied project development matters, especially negotiating both engineering procurement & construction (EPC) contracts and supply and installation contracts for energy and infrastructure projects in Turkey.

With significant commercial and entrepreneurial experience, Melis has served as embedded counsel, acting as In-House Counsel, for several clients, where she provided day-to-day advice to clients on specific regulatory and competition issues, and energy, data protection and labor law questions, as well as general commercial matters.

Melis was previously with PricewaterhouseCoopers where she led cross-border transactions under its rigorous quality standards.

Melis holds an LLB from Istanbul’s internationally renowned Koç University, and earned her M.B.A. at the University of Bath.



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Inês is a polyglot cross-border human resources expert. A HR strategic policies professional while she was at the European Central Bank, Inês also developed and honed her multidisciplinary HR competence in the private sector through a variety of HR roles for several multinational companies, while she was based in Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Singapore and Spain. Inês is known for her keen anthropological cross-cultural (organizational and geographical) sensitivity and approach.

Inês is involved in projects which generally require advanced people matters expertise, from workforce planning and discreet recruitment, to workforce management and development, and HR compliance. She has also worked on labor union mediations and related matters in Europe and Asia.

Inês holds a Human Resources Management licenciatura degree from Instituto Superior de Ciencias do Trabalho e da Empresa University, Lisbon Portugal; and is fluent in Portuguese, French, Spanish and English.



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Pro Bono

We actively contribute our expertise to public bodies and non-profit organizations on relevant projects.
Send Raz an email at raz.rau@3rdhull.com in Portuguese or English if you think we can be of service.

Raz is an experienced facilitator who has extensive experience crafting, negotiating and rehabilitating cross-border joint venture arrangements in Lusophone Africa and the Americas, and has successfully mediated and negotiated resolutions of cross-border disputes.
In certain situations, he has been appointed as In-House or Special Counsel, where he manages internal projects requiring a high level of discretion, in Lusophone Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas.
Prior to projects with 3rd Hull, Raz practiced corporate law with King and Spalding.
Raz coordinates our Pro Bono efforts and partners, and is especially active in the global anti-Human Trafficking movement.
Raz is a graduate of both Northwestern University in Chicago and Cornell University in New York, and graduated with a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School.

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