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PiYADE SOKAK NO 18, PORTAKAL ÇIÇEGI APT, C BLOK, KAT 3, ÇANKAYA, ANKARA 06550, TURKEY
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Work +90 312 442 4680
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Fax +90 312 442 4690
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www.cakmak.av.tr

Turkey

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

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı is particularly well known for advising domestic and international financial institutions on project finance and refinancing matters. In one recent highlight, Mesut Çakmak led advice to DenizBank on the $189m capacity increase financing of a theme park in Antalya. Cem Çağatay Orak joined in February 2017; Özlem Kiliz Voyvoda and Naz Bandik Hatipoğlu were made partner in January 2017.

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

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

Mesut Çakmak and Naz Bandik Hatipoğlu head the corporate and M&A practice at Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı, which is particularly well known for its extensive experience in energy-related work. Recent highlights saw the team lead advice to Rönesans Holding on the sale of some of its shares in the Istanbul PPP Sağlık Yatırım to Sojitz Hospital. The firm’s client roster also includes Gama Holding, Fina Enerji Holding and Agco International.

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 3

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı handles anti-dumping matters and competition compliance and assists clients with merger filings and notifications. In one recent highlight, the team represented Garanti Bankası in an individual exemption request filed before the Turkish Competition Authority, in connection with sub-licensing agreements for the American Express credit cards payment system. The practice is jointly led by Mesut Çakmak and Cem Çağatay Orak.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı is particularly active in energy, construction and projects and handles litigation as well as international arbitration. The practice is led by Mesut Çakmak; Cem Çağatay Orak and Özlem Kızıl Voyvoda are other key figures. Recent highlights include representing Philip Morris in a lawsuit filed against the Turkish Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority in order to attain cancellation of an administrative action against the client. Zeynep Çakmak returned to the firm from GKC Partners in February 2018.

Leading individuals

Mesut Çakmak - Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı stands out with its ‘vast industry knowledge’ and wide scope of sector-related work, which includes advice on transactions, contracts, agreements, energy regulation, privatisation and litigious matters. The sizeable team recently assisted ERG İnşaat Ticaret ve Sanayi with the legal aspects of the development, rehabilitation, financing, construction and operation of the Afşin-Elbistan thermal power project. Mesut Çakmak has ‘extensive experience in corporate finance regarding energy projects’. Zeynep Çakmak returned to the firm from GKC Partners in February 2018; Özlem Kızıl Voyvoda and the ‘dedicated’ Naz Bandik Hatipoğlu were promoted to partnership in January 2017.

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Project finance/projects
Project finance/projects - ranked: tier 1

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı’s practice is led by Mesut Çakmak and represents banks, holdings and developers on project finance and refinancing matters, as well as the development and operation of power projects. Recent highlights include advising ERG İnşaat on the development, rehabilitation, financing, construction and operation of its Afşin-Elbistan thermal power project. The firm strengthened the department with the hire of Cem Çağatay Orak in February 2017 and the promotions of Özlem Kızıl Voyvoda and the ‘outstanding’ Naz Bandik Hatipoğlu to the partnership in January 2017. ‘Dedicated’ senior associate Mustafa Durakoğlu is experienced in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Zeynep Çakmak returned to the firm from GKC Partners in February 2018.

Leading individuals

Mesut Çakmak - Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

Zeynep Çakmak - Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

Next generation lawyers

Mustafa Durakoğlu - Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

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