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The firm

Pekin & Bayar Law Firm was founded in 1946 and as such, it is considered one of the oldest and most established law firms in Turkey. The firm has liaison offices in Ankara, Izmir and Adana with over 50 lawyers and 20 support staff, as well as continuing associations with a large variety of international law firms.

Areas of practice

As a leading firm in Turkey, Pekin & Bayar Law Firm provides legal services on banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial, corporate, business, foreign investment, litigation, capital markets transactions, government contracts, construction tenders, privatisation, energy, mining, telecommunications, property and real estate, intellectual property, competition, communications and media, entertainment, insurance, environment, employment, inheritance, non-profit and charitable organisations legislation. Pekin & Bayar Law Firm is therefore a full-service law firm.

The firm aims to assist clients in achieving goals within the philosophy of teamwork, integrity and expertise. Working as a team, with both colleagues and clients, the firm seeks to assist clients through the complexities of the Turkish legal system by getting an in-depth understanding of their business objectives and priorities. The firm’s ethos, as well as its legacy, is based on responsiveness, integrity and thorough assistance in all aspects of clients’ needs and business, within Turkey and in the greater geographical region. As such, the firm has been involved in numerous cross-border transactions and continues to do so, with its portfolio of foreign clients from every corner of the globe. The firm has also been working very closely with international law firms to provide foreign-law related assistance to local clients.

  • Contact

  • Selin Bayar (

  • Other offices

  • Ankara

  • Izmir

  • Adana

  • Number of lawyers at this office: 39
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Turkish
  • Member
  • World Services Groups
  • Geneva Group International

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    The capital markets legislation in Turkey has seen important changes in the second half of this year. While some of those changes have been initiated by the Turkish Parliament as part of the lawmaking process, the Turkish Capital Markets Board (the “CMB”), the regulatory authority of the capital markets in Turkey, has been the source of other amendments and changes. This article summarizes the new landscape and discusses the impact of the referred new amendments.
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