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Çakmak Attorney Partnership

International & Cross-Border Capabilities

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What the team is known for

Çakmak Attorney Partnership is a highly regarded Turkish firm, with excellent cross-border and international capabilities. Offering a full service, the team stands out for assisting with complex high-value transactions and disputes relating to energy, M&A, and banking and finance. Çakmak is especially renowned for its extensive knowledge of the energy market both within Turkey and on a global scale. It is much sought after by an impressive roster of international corporations and financial institutions, who appreciate the team’s expertise in local and multi-jurisdictional matters.

Strengths

One pleased client says: "We receive very detailed advice. They're very good at handling complex cross-border cases."

Another impressed client describes the team as having a "commercial and solution-oriented mindset" with a "strong competence and understanding of the legal framework." They add: "We see the same quality in the work from Çakmak as top-ranked, larger global peers. In short, we feel very lucky to have contracted with them."

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Overview

Çakmak is a top-tier, full service law firm which assists local as well as international clients doing business in Turkey and abroad. The firm uses its excellent reputation in the Turkish and international business community and its expertise and experience to represent private and public-sector clients in many significant international transactions including power projects, project financings, M&As, public tenders, multi-party administrative and civil law contracts, litigation and arbitration proceedings, privatizations as well as equity and debt offerings.


The firm’s clientele includes some of the most significant names in the private and public sectors, including state entities, multinational corporations, local conglomerates, IFIs, ECAs and commercial banks and consists of both domestic clients engaging in overseas projects and foreign clients with operations within Turkey. The firm also regularly operates as local counsel in major cross-border corporate and project deals. Our partners and lawyers have particular experience in large-scale cross border M&A transactions, energy and infrastructure projects, aviation deals as well as international arbitration proceedings.

Members

Bandik Hatipoğlu, Naz

Biçer Özen, Ayşe Eda

Çakmak, Mesut

Çakmak, Zeynep

Demiröz, Elif

Durakoğlu, Mustafa

Engin, Gülşen

Ergun, Devrim

Zuvin, Serap

Clients

BAE Systems

Bank Julius Baer

Bayerische Landesbank

Boeing Capital Corporation

Bureau Veritas

Centerra Gold

Ceska Exportni Banka

China CITIC Bank

Citibank

Crédit Agricole

EBRD

Enel Green Power SA

ENGIE

Equinor

Exxon Mobil

Gates Corporation

IRU

KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH

Klépierre SA

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

Merrill Lynch International

Petrobras

Phillip Morris

Plaskolite LLC

Société Générale

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Tatneft Oil

Textron Financial Corporation

Visa Europe

Voodoo SAS

Western Union

Wood PLC

Industries

Aviation

Banking and Finance

Competition

Customs

Defense

Fintec

Food & Beverage

Healthcare

Mining

Oil & Gas

Power

Public-Private Partnership

Real Estate

Retail

Transportation

Video Games

International & Cross-Border Capabilities

Çakmak Attorney Partnership

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Location

Zorlu Center D Lobisi

Daire 356 Levazım Mahallesi

Koru Sokak No:2

Istanbul

Istanbul

Turkey

34340 Beşiktaş

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