Principal areas of practice cater to the needs of most inbound business ventures. These include the customary M&A, corporate and contract law practices, as well as certain industry specific expertise; in particular energy, transportation, telecom, manufacturing and services industries. While the firm does not claim to be the specialist in any practice group, it does boast sufficient expertise in a comprehensive and complementary scope of services. Different practice groups service clients often in a very integrated manner, so as to provide seamless support.
All aspects of a typical M&A transaction are covered; due diligence, negotiation, drafting, regulatory, pre-, closing and post-closing related work.
Criminal law has become an important part of Turkish business law practice. It is not uncommon for directors and executive officers to be pursued for the corporate actions of their companies, including without limitation to taxation and import-export transactional matters.
The firm has an impressive track record in structuring contractual relationships, whether these may comprise a joint venture, franchise or license.
All inbound businesses require employment law expertise. The Employment Law Practice Group has the expertise and capability to serve such needs, both at an executive and at regular employee level.
Human rights law is closely linked to several legal disciplines; from criminal law to administrative law, family law, immigration, environmental and business law.
Services under this practice group include local litigation and local and international arbitration. It includes criminal law (ie. directors’ liability, trading violations, product liability, etc.) as well as commercial law (ie. trade disputes, shareholder disputes, contract claims, employment matters)
Several of the firm’s lawyers are admitted to the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.
The firm represents international lenders in loan and restructuring transactions. Transactions primarily comprise documentation and closing services.
Turkish immigration law is “too” dynamic, with changes to the law enacted and implemented almost on an annual basis. Until the time immigration processes become well-established, the cost and time associated with securing work and/or residence permits can be frustrating.