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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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www.goksusafiisik.av.tr

Cigdem Bal Ilgin

Tel:
Work +90 212 381 8000
Email:
Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership

Position

Ms Ilgin is a partner with a focus on energy, corporate and commercial law. She is specialised in energy and construction projects, privatisations, M&A transactions, joint ventures, distributorship agreements and financial leasing and security agreements. She has extensive experience in all types of construction, engineering, procurement, maintenance, repair and service agreements by way of leading a number of power plant projects and representing a major Turkish defense industry player. She also has in-depth knowledge in sophisticated IT projects and ISDA agreements. She is representing national and multinational clients in their local and cross-border transactions, from many sectors including energy, media, automotive, defense industry, construction and information technology. Her recent work includes leading the acquisition processes of a major petroleum/LPG/LNG company group and undisclosed electricity distribution and retail sale companies including due diligence processes, negotiation of relevant shareholders’ and share purchase agreements, as well as review of the option agreements and ISDA package for the acquisition of the leading petrochemical company in Turkey.

Languages

English.

Education

Ankara University, Turkey (2007 LLB); Brunel University Law School, UK, (2009 LLM); De Montfort University Law School, UK, (2011 GDL distance learning).


Turkey

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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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Energy

Within: Energy

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.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

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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