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Turkey > IT and telecoms

BTS & Partners fields a ‘dynamic and expert team‘ that assists with the full spectrum of IT and telecoms matters. The firm’s heavyweight client lists includes Apple, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services, all of which it advises on a continuous basic on sector-specific matters including regulatory developments and compliance, data protection, digital transformations and transactions. Leadership of the sizeable team is divided between four partners: Selin Beceni, who is recommended by a client as ‘one of the most reliable attorneys in Turkey‘; senior partner Yasin Beceni, who is highly regarded in the market and experienced across the full range of matters; Zeynep Ünlü, who is particularly active in advising multinational companies in the tech sector; and Tuğrul Sevim, a specialist in complex IT and telecomns contracts. Erdem Aslan was recently promoted to senior associate and heads the firm’s innovation group.

Turkey > Media and entertainment

BTS & Partners has a strong focus on the media and entertainment industries, particularly as these spaces have become more and more intertwined with technology. Several major multinationals, including Instagram and Apple, look to the firm for advice on compliance and setting up operations in Turkey. Overseeing the practice are commercial IT law expert Yasin Beceni, ‘top data privacy lawyerTuğrul Sevim, Selin Beceni, a corporate and M&A lawyer with recent experience advising social media companies on internet law amendments, and Zeynep Ünlü, who acts for multinationals on a range of transactional and non-transactional work and is particularly well versed in the IT sector.