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ITOWER BOMONTI, MERKEZ MAHALLESI, AKAR CADDESI NO:3 KAT:27, SISLI, 34381 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
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Work +90 212 381 8000
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Fax +90 212 381 8048
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www.goksusafiisik.av.tr

Turkey

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership focuses on project finance, credit agreements and banking transactions. It also handles incorporations and structured finance. Ali Göksu and Fatma Gözde Akansel head the 'respectful and helpful' team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

The ‘outstanding’ team at Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership advises on various corporate and commercial matters including transactions. It continues to advise the new $22bn IGA Airport on its day-to-day corporate matters. Other clients include North Marmara Motorway Consortium, MT Group, Enerco and RES Company. The ‘dedicated’ team of ‘true professionals’ includes Çiğdem Bal Ilgın, Emre Ulcayli and Ali Göksu.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership adopts ‘a systematic approach to complicated disputes’. The team handles international arbitration and disputes, commercial litigation and criminal law. Gorkem Cakır and Esra Sumer are the key practitioners.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership acts for an international and domestic client base in all areas of employment law. Areas of expertise include day-to-day advice, drafting of employment-related documents, terminations and collective bargaining agreements. It also advises on industrial injuries, benefits, compensations, dismissals and reinstatements. The team recently added McKinsey & Company and Mimosa Networks as clients; it also advises Çalık and Bank of China. Banu Mert is the key practitioner.

Leading individuals

Banu Mert - Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership is experienced in representing clients in all sub-sectors of energy including nuclear, solar, wind and thermal. Areas of expertise include project finance, EPC contracts, sales, acquisitions, tenders, corporate matters and disputes. It advised the Kalyon-Hanwha consortium on its successful $6bn bid for a solar power plant project under the renewable energy resource area (RERA) legislation. Other clients include Greeneco, Çayırhan Thermal Power Plant and Citus Power. Ali Göksu and Çiğdem Bal Ilgın are the key practitioners.

Leading individuals

Ali Göksu - Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership handles data protection, contracts, licensing, disputes and compliance. It also provides consultancy services around IT projects, an area of expertise for Cigdem Bal Ilgin.

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Media and entertainment
Media and entertainment - ranked: tier 2

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership handles media-related litigation, licensing, competition, corporate, employment and social media matters and is particularly active in the broadcasting, multimedia and telecoms sectors. Emre Ulcayli, Ali Göksu, Hasan Akicioglu and Ali Tasar are the key practitioners.

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Project finance/projects
Project finance/projects - ranked: tier 1

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership is adept at handling large public infrastructure projects and in a recent highlight drafted construction and procurement agreements for İGA in relation to the €22bn development of Istanbul’s third airport. Other clients include Hanwha and Siemens. Ali Göksu and Gözde Akansel are the key practitioners. The team is ‘very dedicated and provides a high level of professional service’.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership's team is ‘responsive and helpful with in-depth knowledge of the real estate and construction sector’. It continues to advise Istanbul Airport operator İGA on the $22bn construction and infrastructure project, which is a PPP that will operate on a BOT basis; the team is handling EPC contracts as well as contentious matters. Other clients include the Hanwha-Kalyon consortium and Hekimhan Mining. ‘Exceptional lawyerAli Göksu adopts ‘a full-service approach’. Emre Ulcayli has ‘years of experience in hotel management and with real estate and construction projects’. Banu Mert is also recommended.

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