Firm Profile > Yazici Attorney Partnership > Ankara, Turkey

Yazici Attorney Partnership
Piyade Sokak
18/10 Çankaya

Energy Tier 2

Yazici Attorney Partnership brings its corporate, transactional, and banking expertise to bear in its broad energy and natural resources practice, which advises clients on upstream oil and gas transactions, pipeline projects, infrastructure developments, and regulatory filings before authorities. The firm acts for international energy companies and has strong cross-border capabilities. Its senior leadership team includes Murat Yazici, who has extensive M&A experience in the oil & gas sector; managing partner Bilge Müftüoğlu, who advises on projects and energy agreements. Nihal Berker Atlı is another senior lawyer, with expertise in energy-related tax issues and pipeline projects.

Practice head(s):

Murat Yazıcı; Bilge Müftüoğlu

Other key lawyers:

Nihal Berker Atlı 

Key clients


Transatlantic Petroleum

Taq Taq Operating Company

AGE Enerji

Project finance/projects Tier 3

Yazici Attorney Partnership advises international banks and financial institutions on project financings, including cross-border loan facilities and syndicated lending, alongside working with domestic clients on overseas projects in the infrastructure, energy and construction sectors. Kerem Arıç and Ayşe Yazıcı Adanır lead on project financing and development matters, supported by senior partners Murat Yazici and Bilge Müftüoğlu, who have extensive experience in energy and project work.

Practice head(s):

Kerem Arıç; Ayşe Yazıcı Adanır

Other key lawyers:

Murat Yazici; Bilge Müftüoğlu

Key clients

BNP Paribas SA, Societe Generale, London Branch and ING European Financial Services

AGE Enerji


Dispute resolution Tier 4

Yazici Attorney Partnership provides a multi-pronged disputes service, handling domestic and cross-border commercial litigation, international arbitration, and various contentious advisory issues for corporate clients. The firm is particularly strong in the energy space, where it is handling several cases with significant international components. The team is led by Şener Özkan and international arbitration specialist Bilge Müftüoğlu, who is particularly experienced in energy-sector disputes.

Practice head(s):

Şener Özkan; Bilge Müftüoğlu

Key clients

Lösev Losemili Çocuklar Vakfı

Zafer Taahhüt

Jaguar Land Rover

Opan Otomotiv Pazarlama

Taq Taq Operating Company

Tesem Teknik Sistemler Mühendislik

Doğuş İnşaat

Transatlantic Petroleum


Wirtgen Group Companies

Employment Tier 4

Yazici Attorney Partnership advises a combination of international clients operating in Turkey and domestic businesses on Turkish labour law issues and day-to-day employment considerations such as contracts, internal policies, dismissals, and disputes, as well as advising Turkish clients on overseas employment issues. The team is led by Elif Karagözoğluİnci Akın, and Şener Özkan.

Practice head(s):

Elif Karagözoğlu; İnci Akın; Şener Özkan

Key clients

Leonardo Turkey Havacılık

Aviagen Anadolu Ana Damızlık Tavukçuluk

Nüve Sanayi Malzemeleri İmalat

Transatlantic Exploration Mediterranean International

Viking Services

Sicim-Yüksel-Akkord Joint Venture

Taq Taq Operating Company


Turner International Proje Yonetimi

Ermaş Madencilik

Genel Makina

Bosphorus Gaz Corporation

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

With a focus on regulated industries including energy and heavy industrials, Yazici Attorney Partnership advises a number of Turkish companies on corporate issues, including contracts, restructuring, governance, and disputes. Jointly headed by oil and gas specialist Murat Yazici and Elif Karagözoğlu, the team has extensive experience of domestic and international transactions, particularly in Central Asia and the Middle East.

Practice head(s):

Murat Yazıcı; Elif Karagözoğlu

Key clients

Termo Makina

Leonardo Turkey


Turner Project Management

BTA Havalimanları

Hisarlar Makina


Ekin Maden and Ekin Nikel Metal

Bosphorus Gaz Corp

AGE İnşaat

Yazıcı Attorney Partnership is a leading full-service commercial law firm with offices in Ankara and Istanbul. Our key practice areas include oil and gas, energy, construction and infrastructure projects, finance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law; as well as related litigation and international arbitration. Having been founded in 1989 as Yazıcı Law Offices, we have been advising commercial, industrial and financial institutions and representing them in their disputes since.

Department Name Email Telephone
Energy Murat Yazıcı + (90) (312) 442 5083
Infrastructure and Construction Bilge Müftüoğlu + (90) (312) 442 5083
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Şener Özkan  photo Mr Şener Özkan Partner
Ms Ayşe Yazıcı Adanır  photo Ms Ayşe Yazıcı Adanır
Ms İnci Akın  photo Ms İnci Akın
Mr Kerem Arıç  photo Mr Kerem Arıç Partner
Ms Nihal Berker Atlı  photo Ms Nihal Berker Atlı Senior Partner
Mr Yunus Emre Bakiler  photo Mr Yunus Emre Bakiler Senior Associate
Ms Ceren Ak Güngör  photo Ms Ceren Ak Güngör Senior Associate
Ms Elif Karagözoğlu  photo Ms Elif Karagözoğlu Senior Partner
Ms Bilge Müftüoğlu  photo Ms Bilge Müftüoğlu Managing Partner
Mr Barış Sunal  photo Mr Barış Sunal Senior Associate
Mr Murat Yazıcı  photo Mr Murat Yazıcı Founding Partner
Istanbul Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)