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ARI Attorneys at Law
Atatürk Mah. Ataşehir Bulvarı 42 Ada Gardenya 7/1 Blok Kat:11 Daire:68

Turkey > Competition Tier 3

ARI Attorneys at Law has established itself as a ‘boutique competition law firm that gives excellent service‘ since its inception in 2017, with founder Haluk Ari drawing on 11 years of experience working at the Turkish Competition Authority. Benan Arı is the other partner at the firm and is particularly noted for advice to firms in the automotive and white goods manufacturing industries. The team’s recent matter highlights have covered both competition law considerations for transactions, as well as investigations by the TCA.

Practice head(s):

Haluk Arı

Other key lawyers:


‘ARI Attorneys at Law provides us very exceptional service on competition law. When there is a competition law related issue, they are in our need as quick as possible, and they provide solutions always on time. They are always with us, and they give very fast responses to us even during the pandemic.’

‘They know the automotive industry inside and out. They know the workings of the industry and can give competition law related legal advice based on their expertise in the industry. We can consult with them on topics ranging from brand copyright to commercial undertakings.’

‘A boutique competition law firm that gives excellent service.’

‘The background and the knowledge of Haluk Arı who owns the law firm is very precious. He was working at the competition authority thus he has a very good knowledge about the practices of the authority and their next step to come.’

‘With a deep experience and expertise in competition law Arı is a reliable partner for us. We can reach them when necessary and they reply our questions quickly. Also younger members of the team are flexible and eager to help.’

‘Haluk Arı is one of the best competition law experts in Turkey. He is a master on his working area besides he is accessible any time when we need his support.’

‘I feel they are an extended part of my team and I can rely on each and every one of the team to take on the job with our best interest in mind. They approach the matter as if it is their own business.’

‘Haluk Arı is very hands on, business oriented and expert person in competition practice.’

Key clients

Koç Holding

Türkiye Petrol Rafinerileri (Tüpraş)

Tofaş Türk Otomobil Fabrikasi

D-Market Elektronik Hizmetler ve Ticaret (Hepsiburada)



Anadolu Anonim Türk Sigorta Şirket

Hayat Kimya Sanayi Anonim Şirketi

Kastamonu Entegre Ağaç Sanayi Ve Ticaret

Otokoç Otomotiv Ticaret Ve Sanayi

Türkiye Beyaz Eşya Sanayicileri Derneği (Türkbesd)

Doğan Trend Otomotiv Ticaret Hizmet Ve Teknoloji

Ege Gübre Sanayi

KoçSistem Bilgi ve İletişim Hizmetleri

Arkem Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret

Altıntel Liman ve Terminal İşletmeleri

Gökbil Nakliyat Depolama Lojistik San.Tic.

Work highlights

  • Advised Arçelik on competition law related matters of its establishment of the new joint venture company Arçelik Hitachi Home Appliances with Hitachi Global Life Solutions for $300m.
  • Represented Hepsiburada in a TCA investigation against Hepsiburada and Anka Mobil Tedarik to determine whether there was a violation in the law related to a most favoured customer clause, discrimination, restriction of intra brand competition, refusal to deal and resale price maintenance.
  • Represented Ege Gübre in the TCA’s investigation against six undertakings active in the fertilizer manufacturing market in Turkey.

As a boutique law firm, ARI Attorneys at Law, offers accurate, reliable and comprehensive legal solutions to its clients. Our firm provides consultancy services to clients in various practice areas , in accordance with the needs of commercial life.

Our main area of expertise is competition law. We are actively representing undertakings in investigations regarding a variety of sectors. In scope of representation in investigation processes, written and oral defenses along with meetings and submitting answers to Turkish Competition Authority’s requests for information regarding the investigations are covered. We also offer elaborate competition law compliancy programs in order to eliminate  possible competition law violations. Competition law consultancy mainly consists of ensuring undertakings act in accordance with competition rules and preventing possible competition law related violations through competition law trainings, conducting mock dawn-raids and preparing audit reports with extensive risk assessments. In addition, we are assisting undertakings in application processes for mergers and acquisaitions and negative clearance and exemption. Another important reason of our expertise in competition law is that our managing partner Haluk Arı has worked in Turkish Competition Authority as a competition expert and took role in preparation of various competition law legislation.

Further, our firm offers a variety of consultancy services to our clients including preparing contracts and providing legal opinions. In addition to legal consultancy services, our firm has successfully represented and continues to represent both corporate and individual clients before the judicial and administrative courts and relevant authorities in important cases.

Our lawyers, who are specialized in sectors such as automotive, energy, pharmaceutical, insurance, e-commerce, fast moving consumer goods, banking and finance, provide clients with high quality legal services, especially in competition law, personal data protection law, consumer and commercial law, intellectual and industrial property law, corporate and commercial law.

As ARI Attorneys at Law, we offer attentive service to make each of our clients feel like they are the only one.

Competition Haluk Arıhaluk.ari@ari.av.tr902164550981
Labour and Employment Benan Arıbenan.ari@ari.av.tr902164550981
Corporate and Commercial Haluk Arıhaluk.ari@ari.av.tr902164550981
Intellectual Property Haluk Arıhaluk.ari@ari.av.tr902164550981
Personal Data Protection Benan Arıbenan.ari@ari.av.tr902164550981
Litigation and Administrative Law Haluk Arıhaluk.ari@ari.av.tr902164550981
Advertisement Issues and Consumer Protection Benan Arıbenan.ari@ari.av.tr902164550981
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