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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP


Seyfi Can Kandemir focuses on international project finance transactions, particularly within the power, infrastructure, mining, and oil and gas sectors. He advises sponsors, developers, multilateral lending and development agencies, international financial institutions, export credit agencies, and commercial banks in project and international finance, including corporate and hybrid style financings and concession financings. His representations span developed and emerging markets throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America.

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  • College of Law, London, 2009, LPC
  • University College London, 2008, LLM, International Banking and Finance Law
  • Durham University, 2007, LLB

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP‘s London office fields a deep bench of talent who regularly work closely with the firm’s international offices on a strong mix of tech, life sciences, energy, and investment management deals. EMEA corporate chair Timothy Corbett is noted for his life sciences pedigree, helming a number of multi-jurisdictional sales and purchases for both established and fast-growth market players. Investment management head Mark Geday possesses a wealth of experience in private equity-driven transactions, with key recent highlights including major cross-border deals in the sports sector. Tomasz Wozniak is well known for his expertise in CIS region M&A across the financial services, consumer goods, and natural resources sectors, while Olivier Chambord – who divides his time between London and Paris – regularly handles corporate transactions and project development matters for oil and gas companies. Energy M&A specialist Seyfi Can Kandemir joined the team from White & Case LLP in October 2021. Tom Cartwright has left the firm.

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP focuses on financing and transactional work and also has the capacity to handle litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters. Bruce Johnston heads the team, which was recently bolstered by the arrival of Seyfi Can Kandemir from White & Case LLP in October 2021; Allison Soilihi was promoted to partner.

London > Industry focus > Emerging markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Seyfi Can Kandemir – Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP has ‘diverse team of experts able to address a wide variety of interrelated legal issues across multiple legal jurisdictions‘. Carter Brod, who is dual-qualified in US and English law, ‘has deep expertise in emerging markets and demonstrates uncompromised advocacy for his clients‘. He focuses on capital markets transactions, principally in the CEE and CIS.  Bruce Johnston handles banking and finance transactions in EMEA, and Ayesha Waheed is a key adviser on energy and infrastructure projects in Latin America, Eastern Europe, the CIS and Asia. Seyfi Can Kandemir joined as a partner from White & Case LLP to add experience in project development and acquisition finance, principally in the power, infrastructure, oil and gas, and mining sectors.