Mr Murat Soylu > Bezen & Partners > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

Bezen & Partners
SULTAN SELIM CAD. LALEGUL SOK.
NEF 09 PLAZA, A BLOK FLOOR:12, 4 LEVENT
34415 ISTANBUL
Turkey

Work Department

Partner - Corporate, M&A and Capital Markets

Position

Murat Soylu is a partner of Bezen & Partners. He assists domestic and international clients on a wide-range of Turkish law matters, with a particular focus on mergers & acquisitions and capital markets transactions.

Career

Murat Soylu is a member of the Turkish Bar Associations since 2006. Murat Soylu was a member of another top tier law firm in Istanbul for ten years and is specialised in corporate and capital markets law. He represents national and international corporates, banks, financial and capital market institutions and leads various mergers & acquisitions and IPOs,  secondary market transactions and issuance of debt instruments. He is the co-author of several publications. A selection of his publications is as follows: (1) “Converting and Transferring Currency article of John Anderson, Private Sector Development Specialist within the World Bank Group”; (2) “Energy & Commodity Finance Legal Guide issued by BNP Paribas” and (3) “Regulations on Payment Services and Electronic Money Institutions”, Legal Yayincilik.

Languages

Turkish, English

Memberships

Bar of Istanbul; International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

LLB, School of Law – Yeditepe University
European and International Law at both the Vienna University
American University, Washington College of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Dispute resolution

Bezen & Partners assists clients with initiating proceedings before Turkish courts and domestic arbitral tribunals. It also handles the enforcement of foreign court decisions and arbitral awards before the Turkish courts. Its team’s many areas of expertise include cases involving administrative law, tax, M&A, insurance and white-collar crime elements. The team is also experienced in ICC arbitration cases, particularly in relation to construction, energy and shareholder disputes. Serdar Bezen and Murat Soylu jointly lead the team. Can Özilhan made partner.

Turkey > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Bezen & Partners advises clients on various corporate matters, including cross-border M&A and strategic investments, joint ventures and restructurings. Its clients include foreign and domestic businesses in the retail, energy, shipping and infrastructure industries. Serdar Bezen and Murat Soylu jointly lead the team. Can Özilhan made partner in 2019. Uğur Sebzeci left the firm for an in-house position at Rönesans Holding.