Firm Profile > Balay, Eryigit & Erten Attorneys at Law > Istanbul, Turkey

Balay, Eryigit & Erten Attorneys at Law

The firm: Balay, Eryigit & Erten Attorney partnership is one of the most distinguished law firms in Turkey with a broad local and foreign clientele. The firm was established in 1985 and has gradually expanded in terms of size and areas of legal practice that it offers. Now Balay, Eryigit & Erten consists of competent, multi-lingual and solution-driven lawyers specialising in various disciplines, allowing the firm to provide top-quality legal service to its clients on a wide range of legal matters. The firm acts as one-stop shop for many multinational companies operating in Turkey. It offers its clients reliable and practical legal advice with reasonable costs. The firm’s practice is evenly distributed between litigation and corporate work. Such balanced distribution enables the firm to address ever-changing and various needs of its clients in different fields of business.

Areas of practice: Balay, Eryigit & Erten represents foreign investors conducting business in Turkey; large and mid-size multinational and domestic companies active in Turkey; and Turkish companies looking to expand abroad.

Balay, Eryigit & Erten is widely acknowledged as having one of the leading practices in labour law. The firm provides services in all labour law-related issues, including consultancy and litigation services. The firm organises and hosts legal training sessions on labour law, provides practical legal advice on employment-related issues and offers immigration-related legal services to assist HR and law departments of its clients.

The firm has been involved in upscale and challenging competition matters, and its lawyers have proven themselves as competent experts of this specific area of law. Additionally, Balay, Eryigit & Erten offers top-quality legal advice to its clients on administrative law and insurance law matters.

The firm’s regulatory experts act as compliance counsels and assist in-house compliance counsels for corporate clients on sensitive legal issues which might come up intra-business, especially on corporate governance and corporate responsibility. Balay, Eryigit & Erten’s high-quality corporate compliance service is based on multi-jurisdictional perspective, which is an essential requirement to cover any issue that might arise in an international business in today’s global market.

Balay, Eryigit & Erten’s highly qualified and experienced team carries out legal assessments for M&A transactions of its foreign and domestic clients in various industries. The firm’s practice in M&A includes preparation of data rooms, conducting due diligence and drafting legal assessment reports, non-binding and binding offers for bidders, memorandum of understandings, share purchasing agreements and reviewing these papers.

Balay, Eryigit & Erten has been representing foreign energy companies who have large investments in Turkey for over 16 years. It provides its clients with solid legal advice in all respects of energy regulation in Turkey. The firm is proud to be regarded as one of the most experienced law firms providing legal advice to businesses in the oil and gas industry. The firm, with its vast experience in the energy sector, continues to provide its unparalleled legal service to its multinational clients.

Finally, the firm is also widely recognised for its highly competent litigation team. Balay, Eryigit & Erten’s litigation team has proven itself as top-notch in solving many challenging disputes before courts and arbitral tribunals with regard to commercial and contractual disputes, labour lawsuits, enforcement proceedings of securities, recognition and enforcement of the decisions of the foreign courts, and bankruptcy cases.

Department Name Email Telephone
Media and entertainment
IT and telecoms
Corporate and M&A
Intellectual property
Dispute resolution
Shipping, aviation and transport
Execution and bankruptcy
Oil and gas
Regulatory compliance
Number of lawyers : 13