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CITLENBIK SOKAK NO: 12, YILDIZ MAH, BESIKTAS, 34349 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 327 1724
Fax:
Fax +90 212 327 1725
Email:
Web:
www.elig.com

S Tunç LOKMANHEKIM

Tel:
Work +90 212 327 1724
Email:
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law

Work Department

Founding partner and senior partner; head of the corporate/M&A and commercial law departments.

Position

Partner dealing with all areas of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions; together with banking and finance, securities, dispute resolution and arbitration, and real estate.

Career

Mr Tunç Lokmanhekim is a founding partner and the senior partner of ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law, and head of the corporate / M&A and commercial law departments at ELIG. Mr Lokmanhekim has advised a variety of parties in numerous and complex M&A transactions over the years, from financial investors in private equity investments to real person sellers. Mr Lokmanhekim also advises (lenders or borrowers) in financing transactions. Mr Lokmanhekim graduated from the Istanbul University School of Law in 1996 and is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association. Prior to founding ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law in 2005, Mr Lokmanhekim worked as an attorney in the Istanbul offices of prominent international and local law firms. He is the author of a numerous international M&A articles and co-authored a book on the subject entitled ‘M&A Transactions Under Turkish Law’.

Languages

English.

Member

Istanbul Bar Association (1998).


Turkey

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law provides ‘excellent support, particularly in terms of response times, appropriateness of advice and depth of the team’. The firm’s sector expertise spans the retail, manufacturing and machinery, education and digital media industries, among others. New client wins include Pandora and Hutchinson. Nazlı Nil Yukaruç, who was promoted to partner in 2015, is ‘responsive and always keen to help’. Senior partner Tunç Lokmanhekim, Gönenç Gürkaynak and Kemal Korhan Yıldırım have ‘excellent knowledge and communication skills’.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law’s team acts for clients including Google, 3M, and L’Oréal. Gönenç Gürkaynak is ‘talented and experienced’ and ‘creates well-rounded claims and defence strategies’; Tunç Lokmanhekim provides ‘a premium service to international corporations’; and counsel Ceyda Karaoğlan Nalçacı is also recommended.

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