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www.ersoybilgehan.com
Famagusta, Istanbul

Turkey

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants' ‘efficient and service-minded’ team provides advice on commercial and corporate matters including due diligence, negotiation and drafting of preliminary and contractual documents. Other areas of expertise include corporate structuring, corporate documentation, preparation of commercial contracts and day-to-day advice. Clients include Hapag Lloyd, Yingli Green Energy and CD Media. The ‘competent and professional’ team is led by Zihni Bilgehan, Ilknur Peksen, senior associate Leyla Ulucan and newly promoted senior associate Ayşegül Böğrün.

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Compliance
Compliance - ranked: tier 3

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants advises on privacy, data protection, banking and finance regulations, anti-corruption issues, general regulation and internal investigations. Clients include LinkedIn and Zenith Ship Management. The ‘experienced, hardworking and disciplined’ team is headed by Zihni Bilgehan, Ilknur Peksen and senior associates Ayşegül Böğrün and Leyla Ulucan.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants handles contentious matters in the commercial, administrative, environmental, labour and consumer sectors. Areas of expertise include litigation, negotiated settlement, mediation and arbitration. Maersk Group and Gard P&I count among the clients. Zihni Bilgehan, Ergün Ersoy and İlknur Pekşen are the key practitioners.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants handles day-to-day employment issues, health and safety advice, taxation matters, employee benefits, terminations, work permits for foreign employees and workplace disputes for an international and domestic client base. The ‘approachable, professional and super experienced’ team is headed by Zihni Bilgehan, İlknur Pekşen, senior associate Leyla Ulucan and newly promoted senior associate Ayşegül Böğrün. Clients include Ebay, Yingli Green Energy and Paypal.

Next Generation Partners

Leyla Ulucan - Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants adopts ‘a helpful and co-operative approach’. It advises start-ups, global conglomerates, shipping companies and multimedia companies on data protection, data privacy, data retention and destruction, compliance, data breaches and regulatory matters. Clients include China Telecom, Dialog Semiconductor and LinkedIn. The ‘high-quality and experienced’ team is headed by Zihni Bilgehan. Aysegul Bogrun was promoted to senior associate.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants advises on bankruptcy, renegotiation and restructuring of loans, insolvency, distressed fundraising and lender exit strategies. Other areas of expertise include disputes, liquidations, reorganisations and drafting of documentation. Clients include creditors and listed and non-listed companies. Zihni Bilgehan, Ergün Ersoy and İlknur Pekşen are the key practitioners.

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Transport
Transport - ranked: tier 2

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants' ‘well-known and respected’ team is adept at handling shipping-related litigation, cargo claims, transactions, pollution matters, collisions, contractual claims and compliance. It continues to represent a shipping company in a $2bn claim for breach of contract. Other clients include West of England P&I Club, Britannia P&I Club, The Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association and Maersk Group. The ‘professional and very experienced’ team is co-headed by the ‘energetic and committed’ Zihni Bilgehan, master mariner Ergün Ersoy and İlknur Pekşen.

Leading individuals

Ergün Ersoy - Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

Zihni Bilgehan - Ersoy Bilgehan Lawyers & Consultants

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