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Ahmed Pekin

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Pekin & Pekin

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Banking & Finance Dispute Resolution Tax


Senior Partner Dispute Resolution, Commercial Law, Banking Law, Project Finance, Taxation, Capital Markets


Ahmed Pekin is the founding senior partner of Pekin & Pekin, established in 1971 in Istanbul and now one of the most prestigious and largest independent corporate firms in Turkey. Renowned as an outstanding attorney, Ahmed Pekin has an unrivalled breadth of knowledge across many practice areas. He is a highly experienced litigator and advises on complex banking and finance, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and taxation matters. He has led the majority of large scale transactions in the jurisdiction, notably in the banking sector, and has won numerous accolades and awards in his long career.




Istanbul Bar Association (1970)International Bar Association


University of Istanbul Law School (LL.B. 1967)


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Ahmed Pekin - Pekin & Pekin

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Pekin & Pekin advises on the full range of banking, finance and capital markets matters including bilateral and syndicated loans, leveraged finance, real estate finance, project finance, acquisition finance and Islamic finance. Other areas of expertise include the negotiation, drafting and review of credit facility agreements. The team is co-headed by senior partners Ahmed Pekin and 'outstanding professional' Özge Okat and newly promoted partner Eda Beltan. Recommended senior associate Hasan Yaşar is adept at handling capital markets deals.

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Project finance/projects

Within: Leading individuals

Ahmed Pekin - Pekin & Pekin

Within: Project finance/projects

Pekin & Pekin advises on project finance, contracts, agreements, mitigation and avoidance of risk, power purchase agreements and concession agreements. Other areas of expertise include derivatives, structured finance and PPPs. Ahmed Pekin is the key practitioner. Kemal Serdengeçti left for SEOR Law Firm.

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Within: Tax

Pekin & Pekin handles a broad range of tax matters including corporation tax, value-added tax (VAT), banking and insurance tax, stamp tax, customs tax, disputes, cross-border financing and tax optimisation strategies. It acts for clients in the banking and finance, real estate, consumer products, e-commerce, energy and automotive sectors. Firat Yalçin and Ahmed Pekin jointly head the team. Senior associate Onur Çeliker is also recommended.

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