Ms BURÇAK KURT BIÇER > Güner Law Office > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile
Güner Law Office Offices
Levent Caddesi Alt Zeren Sokak No.7
Levent Istanbul 34330
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Ms BURÇAK KURT BIÇER
Corporate/M&A, Employment, TMT (with a focus on media), Data Protection, Banking Finance, Competition
Burcak has more than 15 years’ experience primarily in corporate/M&A and employment. She advises foreign and Turkish sellers, strategic investors and private equities in their M&A transactions in all sectors. She regularly advises major international and Turkish clients on their day-to-day corporate and business issues, including legal mergers, spin-offs, internal corporate restructuring and corporate governance. She also has an extensive experience in Competition Board filings for M&A transactions as well as exemption and negative clearance applications. On the employment side, she regularly advises major international and Turkish clients on all aspects of employment law issues, including mass lay-offs, transfer of employees, employment issues related to local and/or cross border M&A transactions, outsourcing arrangements, claims related to restrictive covenants, preparation of employment agreements, internal guidelines and benefit plans, preparation and negotiation of settlement agreements, internal investigations due to suspected white collar crime. She also has solid experience in data protection and advises her clients in all aspects of data protection law. She is also specialized in banking-finance with a focus on syndicated loans and trade finance.
Partner since July 2017.
Istanbul Bar Association.
Istanbul University School of Law, LL.B, 2004
Güner Law Office, which is particularly well known for its expertise in the media sector, advises international and local investors on their M&A transactions and corporate matters in Turkey. M&A and TMT expert Ece Güner Toprak, Burçak Kurt Biçer, who has additional expertise in employment, and mining and energy specialist Ömer Erdoğan head the team. Senior associate Gizem Esen is another active member of the practice.
Güner Law Office‘s practice is ‘very knowledgeable and is always seeking to find practical and commercial solutions’; it advises on syndicated loans, asset finance, debt finance, project finance and Islamic finance transactions. The team, which is headed by Ömer Erdoğan and Burçak Kurt Biçer, is also skilled in regulatory matters, having advised a significant number of multinational lenders and sponsors with their transactions in Turkey.
The ‘excellent’ Burçak Kurt Biçer heads the employment department at Güner Law Office. It regularly advises international and domestic clients on day-to-day employment matters, settlement agreements, lay-offs and the termination of employment agreements, as well as mediation and court proceedings. The team is also a go-to for several international firms for referral work.
The ‘very responsive’ practice at Güner Law Office, which garners praise for its ‘great knowledge of the real estate market in Turkey’, advises clients regarding hotel management agreements, lease agreements, the documentation for real estate development projects and regulatory matters related to domestic residential and commercial units. Ömer Erdoğan and Burçak Kurt Biçer co-head the department.
- Employment - Turkey
- Real estate and construction - Turkey
- Banking, finance and capital markets - Turkey
- Commercial, corporate and M&A - Turkey