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Tunc Firat Dereli Attorney Partnership Offices
Levent 199 Esentepe Mahallesi
Büyükdere Caddesi, No: 199, Floor: 5
Levent, ?i?li, ?stanbul
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Tunc Firat Dereli Attorney Partnership > The Legal 500 Rankings
Turkey > Energy Tier 3Tunc Firat Dereli Attorney Partnership fields a team with ‘in-depth energy experience' that focuses on portfolio acquisitions, energy project developments, financings and joint ventures. The team advises on matters in the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors, as well as other forms of power. Zeynel Tunç is praised for his ‘extensive knowledge regarding energy regulations, disputes and contractual frameworks'; he co-leads the practice with Nazlı Dereli Oba, who focuses on arbitration and finance matters in the sector.
Zeynel Tunç; Nazlı Dereli Oba
Other key lawyers:
Bengü Coşkun; Delal Özvarış; Tuğçe Ergüden
‘The team is dedicated and their response to any question is very quick.’
‘The reason we work with Tunç Firat Dereli is that they have in-depth energy experience combined with sophisticated legal minds. They have a team consisting of truly professional lawyers with industry backgrounds, which enables them to speak the same language as our commercial and technical teams. We are impressed by their negotiation skills and unique, constructive approach. They handle complex and difficult processes smoothly with a great degree of responsiveness.’
‘Zeynel Tunç has exceptional negotiation skills and admirable legal knowledge. He always provides clear advice with quick turnaround, and does not hesitate to dive into commercial and technical issues to successfully resolve a deadlock.’
‘Zeynel Tunç has extensive knowledge regarding energy regulations, disputes and contractual frameworks. This knowledge can make the difference for potential clients.’
‘Two of the partners, Zeynel Tunç and Nazlı Dereli Oba, have experience working in the legal departments of leading Turkish energy companies. Due to this fact, they have extensive hands-on experience and an in-depth understanding of the regulatory aspects of energy matters. Our experience with TFD has been as if they are our in-house legal department, rather than being an external firm. This helped a lot in negotiating contracts with our customers and our interactions with regulatory bodies.’
‘Zeynel Tunç is very knowledgeable and he has extensive experience in the energy sector. More importantly, he has great social skills, enabling us to communicate with him very efficiently.’
‘Zeynel Tunç has in-depth knowledge of the legal aspects of projects, but also understands the technical aspects and can speak the same language as construction professionals. He always asks the right questions and communicates effectively.’
Titan2 IC İçtaş
GE Global Parts & Products
Sarı Kanat Energy
Borusan ENBW Energy
Türkiye Vakıflar Bankası
- Advised Albioma Group on the acquisition and sale of a company that owns a geothermal power plant in Turkey.
- Advised General Electric, as the creditor, in relation to Gama Group’s $890m debt restructuring, subject to an enhanced out-of-court debt restructuring scheme.
- Advised Serbest Energy on the financing of its wind power project by Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank.
Hüseyin Dikme; Medet Çınar; Mahmut Fırat
Ge Global Parts & Products Gmbh, Ge Solutions W.L.L.
Garanti Koza Construction
Kılıç Ambalaj ve Matbaacılık
Alcas Metal Sanayi A.Ş
Keban Integrated Meat
T.C. Vakıflar Bank
Beta Yapı Sanayi
Özlem Ekin Akbulut Automotive
- Advised General Electric, as the creditor, on GAMA Group’s $890m debt restructuring subject to enhanced out-of-court debt restructuring scheme.
- Acted for Garanti Koza in the insolvency proceedings and coordinated meetings with the creditor financial institutions and other creditors.
- Advised Acacia Mining on the restructuring of the junior facility in line with the restructuring of the senior facility.