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The firm

LBF Partners, an Istanbul based law and consultancy firm, provides full legal and consultancy services to its foreign and domestic clients both in Turkey and at international level.

Our practice focuses on banking & finance, capital markets, corporate and commercial law, competition, energy, foreign investment, information technology law, data protection, intellectual property, litigation and arbitration, white-collar crimes and compliance.

All of our team members hold LLM and/or PhD degrees from well-known international universities, and we have either long-standing working experience at the regulatory and supervisory authorities in Turkey or years of experience in big firms.

LBF Partners was established half decade ago by lawyers, but with many years of earlier experience. The unique qualification of our team members enables combining legal theory and practice at all times.

Areas of practice

Banking and Finance: covers acquisition finance, term loans, syndicated loans, asset finance, structured finance, project finance, fintech, financial regulation, compliance and sanctions, financial restructuring and resolution, real estate finance and Islamic banking & finance.

Capital Markets: covers public offer of capital markets instruments including but not limited to shares, bonds, mutual funds, sukuk, other securities, publicly-held joint stock companies and their transactions, investment companies and collective investment schemes, capital market institutions and their activities, investor and investment services, takeover bid and derivatives.

 Commercial and Corporate Law: covers company formation, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, drafting commercial contracts and share or asset sales/purchases/inter-company transfers.

Competition Law: covers merger notifications to the authority, representing our clients in cartel or abuse of dominance investigations, representing our clients in antitrust disputes before Turkish courts, compliance & sanctions and advising on any competition law related matter.

Energy Law: covers electricity, natural gas, oil & LPG markets, renewables and mining related regulatory advisory, mergers & acquisitions, project development, construction & installation, environmental requirements and dispute resolution.

Domestic and International Dispute Resolution: covers advising on pre-dispute matters, structuring and re-structuring of investments, advising on complex settlements, representing in all sorts of contractual disputes, debt collection, contentious insurance and reinsurance, other sophisticated matters in particular shareholder disputes and disputes arising from M&A, and arbitration.

Data Protection: covers advising on data protection compliance and all related matters.

Other than those above listed main fields of practice areas, LBF Partners provides legal services on foreign investment, information technology law, intellectual property, white-collar crimes and compliance.

  • Total number of lawyers: 15
  • Languages
  • English
  • Turkish

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