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Şefika Pekin

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Work +902123595700
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Pekin & Bayar Law Firm

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Law.

Position

Attorney at law,founding partner Her practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, litigation, international arbitration, real-estate, finance, capital markets and foreign investment law.

Career

Şefika Pekin was born on May 5, 1947 in Fethiye, Turkey. When she was six, she moved with her family to the city of Izmir where she graduated from Izmir American College Institute for Girls in 1966 and attended the University of Sorbonne between 1966 and 1967. In 1967, Pekin moved back to Turkey where she got married and had two children. Years later, she attended Istanbul University Law Faculty where she studied law between 1978 and 1982. After satisfying the requirements of the Istanbul Bar, she qualified as an attorney in 1983 and registered to the Istanbul Bar Association. Since 1983, Pekin has been at the helm of a large law firm located in Istanbul, Turkey. Her practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, litigation, international arbitration, real-estate, finance, capital markets and foreign investment law.

Languages

Turkısh-English-french.

Member

Professional Memberships: Istanbul Bar Association, International Bar Association, Union of European Lawyers (UAE), World Services Group (WSG), British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey and Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen Association (TUSIAD). Board Memberships: Board member and member of the Board of Trustees of HEV (Hisar Foundation Schools), member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Robert College, member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of Tekfen Holding A.Ş., member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pekin & Bayar Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti.

Education

University of Istanbul Law Faculty, Faculty of Law, L.L.B. (1978-1982), University of Sorbonne, France, Liberal Arts (1966-1967), American College Institute for Girls, High School (1958-1966).

Leisure

Sport: equestrian sports ,golf music theater reading education.


Turkey

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Pekin & Bayar Law Firm handles litigation and arbitration, acting for clients such as the state of the Netherlands, an international hotels group and General Electric. The ‘very diligent, hardworking and thorough’ team is headed by Ergin Mizrahi, Meral Arabacı, Şefika Pekin and Ozer Arda. İzzet Maçoro set up MCR Hukuk after his departure in September 2017.

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