Ms Ela Sarı > ASC Law Office > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

ASC Law Office

Work Department

Consultancy Team




Ela Sarı joined ASC Law as a Senior Associate in 2009, and was elevated to Partner in 2020. Ela is a member of the firm’s Consultancy Department, under which ASC Law’s Banking and Finance, Commercial, Corporate, Debt Restructuring, M&A and Capital Markets, and Project Finance practices are found. 

While Ela’s works on matters falling within nearly all of the Consultancy Team’s practice areas, she has particular expertise in capital markets transactions, project finance and infrastructure investments. She is also the ASC Law’s go-to lawyer with regard to derivative transactions, including ISDA and ISMA-based derivative agreements, Credit Default Swaps and Credit Linked Notes.

Prior to joining ASC Law, and after completing her one-year legal apprenticeship, Ela spent three years in the U.S. While there, she continued her legal education and worked at two U.S. law firms. 

Ela has been recognized by Legal 500 as a “Next Generation Partner”.

ASC Law, Partner (2009-Present)
EnerjiSA (2009)


Turkish, English


Istanbul Bar


LL.M., Temple University Beasley School of Law, International Law, 2007
South Texas College of Law, Exchange Student, 2006
LL.B., Marmara University Faculty of Law, 2003, graduating in the top 10% of her class 

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Ela SariASC Law Office

Turkey > Energy

ASC Law Office brings its experience in finance matters to bear in its energy sector work, advising borrowers on a range of projects as well as providing assistance with contracts, regulatory issues and related disputes. Key contacts include founding partner Okan Beygo, Levent Yetkil, who has particular strength in construction matters, and Ela Sari, whose expertise includes capital markets matters, project finance and infrastructure investments.