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Baycan Law Firm was established in Istanbul with the co-operation of three talented, hardworking and experienced lawyers, with its main office in Istanbul. It has branches in the main cities of Turkey, Istanbul and Ankara, as well as international branches in London. The office provides qualified legal services to clients, with ten experienced and hard-working lawyers in addition to academic consulting staff, featuring five lecturers of the best law schools in Turkey, and also co-operates with the largest law firms in Turkey and England. The firm is one of the leading law offices in Turkey, offering legal services to both domestic and international businesses and financial organisations, including two of the biggest and strongest domestic media companies and domestic leading holding companies. The firm also offers legal services to Turkey’s leading domestic and international gold mining companies. With this experience and portfolio, The firm is one of the leading law firms in the mining and energy sector. The self-confidence and experience combined with the dynamism and creativity of its staff has enabled Baycan Law Firm to provide its clientele with a well-informed and excellent service.
Areas of practice
Mining law: Baycan Law Firm has significant experience in all legal aspects of the Turkish mining industry including listing in Istanbul, equity financings in Turkey and international financial markets, project finance for mining projects located around Turkey and other loan financings. The firm also has deep, tactical knowledge of mine construction agreements, exploration and development agreements, mine permitting and closure plans, mining litigation, resource taxation, environmental compliance and anti-mining issues.
Hydroelectrics, nuclear and renewables law: The firm’s lawyers have advised on many power projects (hydroelectrics) across Turkey, acting for sponsors, loan providers, regulators and power stations. Its broad expertise covers contracts for differences, power purchase agreements, fuel supply agreements, licensing and setting up generating projects and distribution systems, electricity trading arrangements and power derivatives.Corporate law and securities: The firm assists individual entrepreneurs, large or private companies, including but not limited to multinationals and financial institutions. It has the knowledge and experience to assure compliance with the legal complexities of corporate and securities rules and regulations at both national and international levels.Media and entertainment law: with leading media companies within its portfolio, The firm is very experienced and also effective in the Turkish media sector. It assists and provides legal services for these firms as well as preparing and editing the contracts of related parties.Commercial agreements: The firm offers advice for the negotiation and drafting stages of commercial agreements.Intellectual property: the areas of work dealt with in this context include: trade marks and design rights, patents, copyrights, passing off and misuse of trade secrets, advice concerning the intellectual property aspects of mergers, acquisitions and buyouts, search, registration and transfer of title of trade marks at an international level, and negotiation and drafting of licensing agreements.Banking and finance law: The firm assists and represents banks, borrowers, financial institutions, leasing companies and bankruptcy practitioners. Work includes many aspects of national, offshore and international banking. The aim is to provide an integrated and all-encompassing service in relation to restructuring and documenting financial packages and instruments.
Young International Arbitrators Group
Istanbul Bar Association
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