Mr Ural Ozbek > CETINKAYA > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

CETINKAYA
CEBECI CAD. 24
AKATLAR, BESIKTAS 34335
ISTANBUL
Turkey

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Corporate & Commercial

Position

Partner and Head of German Desk

Career

Ural is chair of Cetinkaya’s German Desk and has acted as lead and co-counsel in numerous complex local and international litigation cases. He frequently acts in cases with cross-border elements involving M&A, shareholders, joint venture disputes, compensation cases, directors’ and officers’ liability disputes, and white-collar and corporate crime.

He has been involved in various M&A transactions assisting foreign and local companies in establishing joint ventures. He has drafted and negotiated share purchases, joint ventures, share pledges and voting agreements, and has conducted due diligence processes. He has also prepared and re-structured numerous different commercial agreements covering distribution, purchase, retail, services, consulting, financing agreements, etc.

With the combination of Ural’s advisory and litigation expertise and in-depth knowledge, he has advised and represented clients in all aspects of individual and collective employment law including termination, mass layoff, the reorganization of workforces, collective labor disputes, mobbing, and non-competition.

Languages

English, German, Turkish

Memberships

Turkish Bar Association, Istanbul Bar Association

Education

Istanbul University, LL.B. 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Dispute resolution

Ural Ozbek heads the dispute resolution practice at CETINKAYA, which regularly acts for multinational companies in disputes in Turkey, as well as Turkish clients in international disputes. The department has a solid track record in handling international arbitration mandates, tax disputes and construction lawsuits, insurance claims, and media-related litigation. Torehan Buyuksoy is another key name. Bentley Yaffe left the firm in 2021.