TAHAN – CEM ATTORNEY PARTNERSHIP > Istanbul, Turkey > Firm Profile


Turkey > Commercial, corporate and M&A

TAHAN – CEM ATTORNEY PARTNERSHIP was established in March 2021 by lawyers who are able to draw on their previous in-house experience as well as work in private practice.

We understand the value of maintaining a diverse workplace and appreciate the varied experiences and perspectives that such diversity brings. Diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity is at the forefront of our firm’s business strategy, and we are proud of our record that %50 of our partners and %75 of our team is female.

We seek to advance women within our firm and to provide all necessary resources and platforms to enable them to develop their careers without fear of discrimination.

We strongly believe that promoting diversity and inclusion encourages a broader range of viewpoints, which allows us to better understand and serve our clients.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to achievement of business excellence. Thus, we are committed to making a difference in ensuring that everyone is given opportunities to excel in their professional activities.

Our team provides local solutions to our international clients as well as legal support to our domestic clients in their affairs abroad. We at Tahan Cem, particularly concentrate our international practice on cross-border investments/ M&A transactions, international arbitration with a particular focus on construction related disputes on major international construction projects, international IT projects and wealth management. Needless to mention, our team handles all related procedures, from the beginning to the final stage, with a delicate approach in a manner to maximize the entitlements of our clients.

Our team is well equipped to deal with and address the needs and inquiries of our domestic and foreign clients with the matters related to our practice areas. We regularly advise our foreign clients, which include a number of international private equities, investors, contractors, traders, industrial entities and IT companies, in their affairs in the Turkish market, as well as their investments and transactions in Turkey. Besides the corporate work, we also advise several international contractors in their construction projects both in Turkey and abroad, including their regular contract and claim management processes and their international disputes with the counterparties. To add, as part of our wealth management practice, Tahan Cem also represents its private clientele in their international structuring and offers unique legal services to its private clients in their wealth management processes.

Thanks to the members of our team who are capable and familiar with providing multilingual support, Tahan Cem offers services in Turkish, English, French and German.

With a well-developed and trusted network in a number of jurisdictions, including the Middle East, Europe, UK (and Commonwealth countries), USA, Asia and Africa, Tahan Cem provides, when the necessity arise, the essential coordination with the local law offices of the particular country in question. Thanks to our long-lasting dealings with international offices within our network, Tahan Cem has always managed to provide cost and time efficient legal services to its clientele at an utmost level of international standard.