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Baker McKenzie

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 1TurkeyEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Prominent, large-scale M&A team with extensive expertise advising international and Turkish investors on complex public and private mandates. Benefiting from its international network, it boasts particular capabilities in complex multi-jurisdictional mandates. Advises clients from a broad range of sectors, including the food service and manufacturing industries.

Strengths

Clients highlight the team's level of expertise, with one source noting its strength in "practical work such as negotiations."

Another source states: "The partners are always heavily involved in the transactions and they have the most proficient M&A lawyers in Turkey."

Work highlights

Advised Investcorp on its USD140 million exit from Tiryaki Agro.

Notable practitioners

Duygu Turgut represents clients in cross-border acquisitions and divestments. Sources laud her "very positive attitude" and "good technical skills," also noting that she is "super respectful."

Eren Kurşun rises to the top band this year following increased visibility on the firm’s key mandates and positive feedback. He regularly acts for high-profile domestic and international clients on cross-border transactions. One impressed client describes him as "an exceptional leader and impeccable practitioner in client management and transaction leadership," noting that he is highly proficient in "getting the deal over the finish line in a practical and successful manner."

İsmail Esin is a highly respected figure in the market, recognised for his extensive experience in corporate mandates. Sources report that he is a "quality lawyer" and also laud him for providing "quality advice."

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Turkey

Corporate/M&A


Duygu Turgut
Band 3
Eren Kurşun
Band 1
İsmail G Esin
Eminent Practitioners