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The team has a strong energy and infrastructure practice spearheaded by the firm’s partner M. Feridun Izgi who has a long-term industry experience from in-house work within a leading Turkish energy company. Firat Izgi provides its local and multinational clients with rapid and independent legal advice to enable them to adopt successful commercial strategies in this ever-changing and fast-moving Turkish energy industry which has its own unique challenges. The firm’s energy and infrastructure practice include legal counselling and representation services in regulatory and legislative matters, litigation, and transactional work relevant to energy and infrastructure industries.



Firat - Izgi also advises its multinational clients on direct selling and multi-level marketing law in Turkey. The firm advises its clients on their day to day business activities in relation to various matters including but not limited to permission procedures, distribution contracts, promotion activities, custom controls and product liability. Its experience in the regulatory area also covers government relations. Firat - Izgi advises on compliance matters in every stage, for full compliance with applicable marketing laws. The firm’s direct selling practice includes but are not limited to, assisting in entering the market, designing/drafting contracts (distributor, consumer), review of commission schemes, advising on tax aspects, advising on warranty requirements, advising on data processing and review of marketing brochures.

Firat - Izgi Attorney Partnership


Firat – Izgi Attorney Partnership, founded by Elvan Sevi Firat and Mehmet Feridun Izgi in 2013, is a full-service law firm based in Istanbul, Turkey. Firat - Izgi’s industry-oriented expertise is focused on life-sciences, direct-selling and energy industries. The firm provides legal counselling and all kinds of litigation services to its clients.

Life Sciences


Firat Izgi has deep roots in the life sciences industry, taking its source from the firm’s partner Sevi Firat’s experience of nearly two decades in the sector, leveraging its collective experience to assist innovators at every stage – from start-ups to mature companies – within the rapidly-changing legal and commercial environment of the life sciences industry. As a team with a background and industry experience in life sciences, Firat Izgi assists clients with regard to policy issues, clinical development and trials, approval to sales and marketing, pricing, post-marketing claims of product liability, compliance, anti-trust, commercial transactions (including but not limited to manufacturing, outsourcing, and product distribution, clinical trials, licensing agreements and transactions), patent preparation and prosecution, trademark and copyright registration and related litigation. The firm also represents clients before public bodies where necessary.

Dispute resolution


Fırat Izgi’s dispute resolution practice has a global reach as the firm is advising its clients in complex commercial cross-border litigation, arbitration, public international law, intellectual property and white-collar disputes. The firm’s dispute resolution practice includes, all kinds of disputes arising from contracts, unfair competition and advertising claims, product liability and consumer claims, distribution contract termination and portfolio compensation claims, debt recovery and bankruptcy, asset recovery and tracing along with the investigations, white collar and fraud.”

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