Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Renowned Turkish firm working with both private and state-owned entities on syndicated loan agreements, acquisition finance and project finance. Also assists with structured and secured facilities, as well as export and asset financing mandates. Experienced in acting for both domestic and international lenders and borrowers. Frequently works with international firms on cross-border matters. Additional expertise in advising on Islamic finance structures.

Strengths Sources highlight the team for its responsiveness, with one client going on to add: "We had clear explanations to our questions and we were really impressed by their knowledge."

Interviewees also say that the lawyers "are very helpful and give good and timely advice."

Work highlights Represented Ziraat Bank, as the borrower, in the USD1.04 billion loan provided by a syndicate of 44 banks.

Notable practitioners

Clients praise
Sera Somay
for her "constructive approach during negotiations" and describe her as "proactive, super agile and to the point." She acts for domestic and international lenders on a range of financing mandates, including acquisition, asset and projects finance. Somay is further noted for her expertise in handling transactions with Islamic finance elements.