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Emre Ulcayli

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Goksu Safi Isik Attorney Partnership


Mr Emre Ulcayli is rendering legal consultancy services to both multinational and local clients with specific emphasis on corporate law, commercial law, direct foreign investments law, capital markets law, banking law, competition law, intellectual property law and media law. He has been involved in a wide variety of complex cross-border M&A transactions, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, financing and restructuring projects and the establishment of new companies and businesses covering a broad spectrum of industries including FMCG, retail apparel, textiles, automotive, tourism, media, broadcasting and entertainment, publishing, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, health care, logistics, telecommunications and energy. He has also handled various notifications before the Turkish competition board. He has extensive experience in mandatory and voluntary tender offers for the public shares of the companies which are listed in the stock exchange. Prior to joining GSI, he has worked in a law firm with multinational clientele for nearly 10 years, where he mainly focused on corporate and commercial law, M&A projects and capital markets law.


English, French.


Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey, (2005 LLB).


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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Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

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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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

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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