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Turkey

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

PAE Law Office

PAE Law Office acts for foreign credit agencies and investment banks, among others. Kerim Pelister, who is experienced in corporate restructurings, energy transactions and privatisations, advised Finansbank on the sale of personal loans and credit card debts. He also assisted collection agency Collecturk with the transfer and purchase of significant receivables portfolios. Experienced corporate attorney Gokhan Enkur works alongside Pelister on most major matters.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

PAE Law Office

The team at PAE Law Office has ‘solid knowledge of insurance, corporate and commercial transactions, and adds value to projects’ due to its ‘dedication and hard work’. Work highlights saw the firm advising Cigna Corporation and Cigna Finans on Cigna Group’s proposed $54.2bn merger with Anthem. Gokhan Enkurunderstands the needs of the business sector and thinks outside the box’, and Kerim Pelister and Emre Atayilmaz are other names to note.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

PAE Law Office

PAE Law Office’s Kerim Pelister focuses on financial-related litigation, while Emre Atayilmaz has expertise in cases arising from the real estate, construction and energy sectors.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

PAE Law Office

PAE Law Office is particularly recommended for handling employment matters for oil and gas clients. Group head Emre Atayilmaz advises corporates on collective redundancies, employment issues concerning business transfers, and outsourcing agreements. Gökhan Enkür and Vehbi Geray Bilimer are also recommended.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

PAE Law Office

PAE Law Office is advising Shell on the restructuring of its electricity and natural gas operations in the country. Gokhan Enkur, who focuses on oil and gas, handles various matters for Al Enerji, including advising on licensing procedures, generation, state subsidies and regulatory changes. Emre Keki has notable expertise in the electricity space and Kerim Pelister is a key name for renewables. Alpiq Turkey is also a client.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

PAE Law Office

PAE Law Office stands out for its international client base; recent highlights include advising Cigna Corporation on its proposed $54.2bn merger with Anthem and assisting Guy Carpenter, a subsidiary of major brokerage firm Marsh & McLennan Group, with compliance issues. Kerim Pelister and Gokhan Enkur are the key contacts.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

PAE Law Office

PAE Law Office’s Emre Atayilmaz has experience assisting corporate clients with large-scale projects, such as commercial outlets, shopping malls and hotels. Emre Keki advises private and corporate investors active in the real estate sector and has expertise in zoning law issues and shopping mall development projects.

Leading individuals

Emre Atayilmaz - PAE Law Office

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

PAE Law Office

Kerim Pelister and Gökhan Enkür at PAE Law Office have notable expertise handling corporate restructurings and recently advised insurer Cigna in one such matter. Pelister’s ‘knowledge of laws is very valuable and useful, as is his background in finance’ and he is also noted for his ‘strengths as a lawyer and as a business counsellor’. Other highlights for the team included assisting a major oil and gas company with the restructuring of its Turkish subsidiary.

Leading individuals

Kerim Pelister - PAE Law Office

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