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Inclusiveness is a core value of Hergüner, and its attorneys appreciate the special qualities that make up each and every individual. The firm is proud that the members of its diverse team of partners, associates, and support staff not only enriches the workplace in terms of creativity and innovation, but also allows it to draw upon a wide range of unique backgrounds in order to better serve its equally diverse clientele with understanding and sensitivity.

Equal Opportunities
With regard to recruitment and hiring, the strength of the firm has always been rooted in an unwavering commitment to providing equal opportunities for the brightest individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or national origin. This policy has allowed it to assemble not only one of the most diverse, but also one of the most highly qualified legal teams in the Turkish market.

Gender Equality
Hergüner has always been a champion of gender equality in the workplace, applying the highest ethical standards to ensure a safe and welcoming work environment where the many opportunities for increased responsibility and promotion are open to everyone regardless of gender. The current female/male ratio over 60%, including 6 of 15 partners, 32 of 45 associates, 10 of 14 legal trainees, and 23 of 39 administrative staff. This gender diversity enables Hergüner to provide unparalleled mentoring and training to the next generation of Turkey’s female leaders.

Legal Developments by:
Hergüner Bilgen Özeke


    Dispute resolution and settlement procedures are becoming increasingly important in this time of global financial crisis, particularly in the commercial field. Consequent to the need for specialized legal counsel to prevent further disputes by structuring investments and partnerships appropriately, post-transactional litigation advice and insight into Turkish procedural law applicable to dispute resolution have become more relevant to foreign investors in Turkey. This article provides a general overview of the Turkish judiciary's structure, as well as a summary of the fundamental principles of Turkish civil procedure.
    - Hergüner Bilgen Özeke

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