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Erdem & Erdem Law Office
Ferko Signature, Büyükdere Caddesi
No. 175, Kat. 3
34394 Esentepe - Sisli, Istanbul
Turkey

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Piraye Erdem is the Founder and Managing Partner of Erdem & Erdem. She leads the Dispute Resolution Department. She has vast experience and a considerable reputation in both international and domestic arbitration and litigation.   During her career of 30 years, she has represented a broad range of local and foreign clients in commercial and administrative litigation and in international arbitration proceedings.  As an integral part of her practice, she has been engaged in the resolution of commercial disputes concerning M&A transactions, agency and distribution contracts, construction agreements, service, equipment, hardware and software sale, supply and installation agreements.

Ms. Erdem advises clients in matters involving international commercial contracts, arbitration proceedings, recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and enforcement of foreign and local court judgments, law of obligations, labor law, foreign investments and M&A transactions in various industries.

As significant part of her involvement as Managing Partner, Ms. Erdem coordinates client relations and firm’s practice among the practice groups.  She supervises the daily operations of administrative departments and chairs firm’s executive committees. Her position is instrumental in ensuring firm’s compliance with ethical and professional standards and oversees compliance with firm policies and procedures.

Languages

Turkish, English, French.

Memberships

Istanbul Bar Association

International Bar Association

Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Garanti Investment Trust Inc.

Board of Trustees of the Health and Education Foundation

Vice President of the Board of the Health and Education Foundation

Izmir American Collegiate Institute Alumni

Education

Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Law, (Izmir)
American Collage Instıtute, (Izmir)

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Dispute resolution

Erdem & Erdem Law Office is active in a varied mix of litigation, including cases arising from post-M&A disputes, breaches of contract, partnerships, joint ventures, real estate contracts, unfair competition and disagreements between shareholders. Another bedrock of the practice sees the firm handling domestic and international arbitration proceedings, which includes representing clients in ad hoc arbitral tribunals. The firm acts for clients in sectors such as energy, mining, manufacturing, transportation and telecoms, among others. Ercüment Erdem is a name to note in the group, which is jointly led by Suleyman Sevinc and Piraye Erdem.