Ms Burcu Tuzcu Ersin > Moroglu Arseven > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

Moroglu Arseven

Work Department

Corporate, commercial, M&A, compliance, private equity, venture capital and angel investment.


Burcu’s work includes all aspects of business law, specializing particularly in mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, corporate law and corporate re-structuring, securities law, venture capital, angel investments and emerging growth. She works closely with clients on regulatory and compliance matters including anti-corruption and international economic sanctions, as well as data protection. Burcu regularly advises major Turkish conglomerates and international companies in corporate transactions and corporate counselling matters, M&A, as well as complex and high value financing issues. Her work covers a wide range of industries including, telecommunications and information technologies, energy, retail, life sciences, manufacturing, real estate and construction.


Istanbul Bar Association, 2003.


English and Turkish


Burcu is a member of the International Bar Association and ITechLaw, plus the corporate law and securities law groups of the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TUSIAD). She is a board member of Common Purpose Turkey, as well as active in Şeffaflık Derneği, the Turkish chapter of Transparency International.


Ankara University, School of Law, 2001; Istanbul Bilgi University, LL.M. in Business Law, 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Dispute resolution

Working closely with other departments, Moroglu Arseven‘s dispute resolution team assists clients with contentious matters involving areas such as employment, tax, sport and criminal and civil fraud, among others. It is equally strong representing clients before both Turkish and foreign courts. Seyfi Moroğlu (who has expertise in shareholder disputes), Benan ArsevenIşık Özdoğan and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin are the practice heads. Orçun Çetinkaya left the firm.

Turkey > Compliance

(Leading individuals)

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Moroglu Arseven assists clients with formulating regulatory compliance strategies and risk mitigation, as well as conduct investigations. The extensive experience of its team is reflected by its work for clients in sectors such as healthcare, fintech, e-commerce, media, advertising, gambling and industrial. Burcu Tuzcu Ersin has expertise in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act, among other areas. Ersin jointly leads the group with Z. Ertunç ŞirinE. Seyfi Moroğlu and E. Benan Arseven. Orçun Çetinkaya left the firm.

Turkey > Energy

The ‘dynamic’ practice at Moroglu Arseven handles transactional and regulatory matters in the energy industry, including license applications, power purchase agreements, asset financing, cross-border energy distribution and stock financing related to energy commodities. Benan Arseven heads the team. Other names to note are Burcu Tuzcu Ersin and C. Hazal Baydar.

Turkey > IT and telecoms

Moroglu Arseven advises on new and developing technologies, including those relating to online gaming, gambling and betting services, as well as as e-currencies (including bitcoin). Its team is led by Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, who has experience of venture capital, growth and start-up financing. The group also advises on the creation, acquisition, transfer, use and IP protection of technology. Clients include large multinational companies operating in the technology, e-commerce, media and entertainment sectors.

Turkey > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Moroglu Arseven handles every stage of the M&A process for clients, including post-merger and post-acquisition issues. In addition, it provides assistance with venture capital and private equity investments, establishing joint ventures and strategic alliances. It also offers support in ancillary areas, such as tax, competition and employment. Reflective of the firm’s market presence, it acts for clients in a number of sectors, including life sciences, financial services, industrial production, packaging, media and ICT. The team is jointly led by Benan Arseven, Seyfi Moroğlu and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin.