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Turkey

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Bener Law Office

Bener Law Office is well known for handling syndicated loan facilities, debt restructuring and project finance. Gözde Ezen Sakar works with various domestic banks, including Şekerbank, Türkiye İş Bankası and Akbank.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Bener Law Office

Bener Law Office’s team handles day-to-day corporate advice and corporate restructurings, and advises on the buy side and sell side of transactions in sectors such as energy, insurance, retail, real estate and e-commerce. In one recent highlight, Onur Kordel advised Polisan on the $113m sale of 50% of its shares to Kansai Paint. In other work, Gözde Esen Sakar assisted Hyundai Elevator with the acquisition of HMF Elevator from Cemaş. Other clients include AquaPower, IBM and Mitsubishi.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Bener Law Office

Bener Law Office advises local and multinational clients on contentious matters pertaining to corporate, IP and employment law, and handles disputes arising from licence agreements. The practice is jointly led by Erim Bener and Ramazan Yılmaz.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Bener Law Office

Bener Law Office has a strong track record representing multinational clients in contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including contractual matters and litigation. It is particularly experienced in corporate immigration processes, such as the obtaining of visas, citizenship, work and residency permits. Erim Bener and Maria Lianides Çelebi are the key figures; Pelin Tırtıl and employment litigation expert Ramazan Yılmaz were made partner in January 2017. ‘Solution-oriented’ senior associate Batuhan Şahmay is another name to note. The firm’s client roster includes Bosch, MasterCard and Mitsubishi.

Next generation lawyers

Batuhan Åžahmay - Bener Law Office

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Project finance/projects
Project finance/projects - ranked: tier 2

Bener Law Office

Bener Law Office advises on joint ventures, project finance, contractual issues and regulatory matters and is particularly active in the energy and hotel sectors. Erim Bener heads the team and Gözde Esen is experienced in the mining and renewable energy industries. Onur Kordel advises on infrastructure projects and privatisations. Funda Özsel retired.

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