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Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants
MAYA AKAR CENTER, BUYUKDERE CAD 100-102
KAT 26, ESENTEPE, SISLI
34394 ISTANBUL
Turkey
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Work Department

Work Department:

  • Maritime, Shipping & Transport
  • Asset Finance and Securitisation
  • Banking and Finance
  • General Contract Law
  • Insurance & Re-insurance
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Petroleum

Position

Senior Associate

Special Practice Areas: Maritime, Shipping & Transport, Asset Finance and Securitisation and Banking and Finance

Career

Emre Ersoy is a qualified lawyer admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association and has been with the firm since 2011. He is a senior associate with his core focus on wet work and a vast experience in the fields of ship and project finance, securities and enforcement law. Emre holds an LL.B. from Bilgi University and an LL.M. from University of California, Berkeley.

Emre has vast experience with collisions that occurred in the Turkish waters in the past decade.   He also worked on numerous finance projects and advised lenders and borrowers on commercial matters including financing and re-financing projects, asset acquisitions and sale-and-leaseback transactions. Currently, he is highly active with the trending Chinese leasing transactions. He has acted for a wide range of clientele, from P&I Clubs to media companies, worldwide banks to ship owners and charterers. With work experience both in Istanbul and London and having earned his LL.M degree in the United States, he is able to assist his clients by harmonizing his knowledge both in Common Law and Civil Law.

Languages

  • English
  • Turkish
  • Italian (Conversational)

Memberships

  • Admitted to Istanbul Bar
  • Turkish Maritime Law Association
  • Fenerbahce Sports Club

Education

  • LL.M., University of California, Berkeley, 2014
  • LL.B., Istanbul Bilgi University, 2011
  • V.K.V. Koc High School (Istanbul), 2007

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Restructuring and insolvency

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants acts for both borrowers and lenders on bankruptcy litigation, enforcement proceedings, and liquidation proceedings. Alongside the firm’s traditional focus on shipping clients, it has increasingly expanded its portfolio of bank lenders, particularly European clients, and its share of debt restructuring work. The team is led by senior partner and barrister Zihni BilgehanErgün Ersoy, and Emre Ersoy.