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BÜYÜKDERE CAD, BAHAR SOK NO 13, RIVER PLAZA KAT 11-12, LEVENT, SISLI, 34394 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 329 3000
Fax:
Fax +90 212 329 3001
Email:
Web:
www.baseak.com

Galip M. Selçuk

Tel:
Work +90 212 329 3000
Email:
Balcioglu Selçuk Akman Keki

Work Department

Corporate and M&A

Position

Partner, Head of Corporate and M&A Group

Career

Galip has over 20 years of experience in representing Turkish and multinational corporations in high-profile cross-border transactions in the mining, energy, infrastructure, transportation, retail, insurance, technology, food and life sciences sectors. He also works heavily with private equity houses with respect to their M&A transactions on the ground. He has experience advising on both buy and sale sides in major cross-border transactions in the banking, telecommunications, energy, insurance and food sectors. His expertise includes corporate law, commercial law, intellectual property law and data privacy law. Galip is also a registered trademark and patent attorney.

Languages

Turkish; English

Member

Ankara Bar Association, 1998-2000; Istanbul Bar Association, 2000-present

Education

Ankara University, Faculty of Law, LLB, 1997


Turkey

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Galip Selçuk - Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki is well versed in the full range of commercial, corporate and M&A matters including IPOs, joint ventures, private equity, privatisations, risk management, takeovers and tender offers and venture capital. Recent highlights include advising KKR & Co. on the Turkish law aspects of its €6.8bn acquisition of Unilever’s spreads business. Other clients include Pera Capital Partners, Cargill and Coca-Cola. Galip Selçuk heads the team; Selim Keki, Doğan Eymirlioğlu and the 'very diligentMüfit Arapoğlu are also recommended. Selahattin Kaya was promoted to counsel.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki advises on general employment matters, employment-related ADR, disciplinary procedures, discrimination, contracts, HR matters, internal investigations occupational health and safety, investigations and litigation. Clients include Arkema France and F.H. Bertling Logistics. Galip Selçuk heads the team with support from Doğan Eymirlioğlu, Selim Keki and Özgür Akman.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki handles data protection, e-commerce, e-payment, internet law, mobile communications, broadcasting, licensing and regulatory matters. Clients include BN Telekom and Silknet. Galip Selçuk, Özgür Akman and Şahin Ardıyok head the team. Kağan Dora joined from Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki advises on IP protection, e-commerce, advertising, data privacy, data protection, copyright, licensing, registration, regulatory compliance, infringement and litigation. Clients include inventors, artists, entrepreneurs and businesses. Galip Selçuk and Özgür Akman head the team.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Leading individuals

Galip Selçuk - Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki handles a broad range of restructuring and insolvency matters including credit risk management, creditor and equity committee representation, cross-border restructurings and debtor representation. Other areas of expertise include insolvency, litigation, arbitration, mediation, reorganisations and safeguard proceedings. Dispute resolution specialist Özgür Akman heads the sizeable team. Galip Selçuk advises management and stakeholders on distressed M&A and corporate restructurings. Banking expert Barlas Balcıoğlu, Doğan Eymirlioğlu and Semih Sander are also recommended.

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