Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)

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Managing Partner: Galip M. Selçuk

Number of partners: 19

Number of lawyers: 85+

Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Turkish Firm Overview:

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK) is an Istanbul-based full service firm. The firm has gained an outstanding reputation and valued clientele by tailoring effective legal solutions to a broad spectrum of clients of all sizes — individuals; entrepreneurs; small businesses and start-ups; governments and government agencies; mid-sized, larger private and public corporations, including international and global entities. Now clients benefit from a team of 85+ lawyers and economists who are committed to offering creative business and legal solutions. Main Areas of Practice:  Arbitration

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Competition & Antitrust

Corporate

Employment & Labour

Energy

Environmental & Natural Resources

Franchising & Distribution

Insurance

Intellectual Property & Technology

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mining

Private Equity

Public Policy & Regulation

Real Estate

Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy

Securities & Corporate Finance

Tax

Trade, WTO, Customs Banking & Finance:

3 partners; 5 fee earners

BASEAK banking and finance lawyers and professionals, led by Barlas Balcıoğlu, offer an expansive scope of insight, helping clients to structure and document transactions that help provide financing to practically every industry. Since BASEAK represents both finance providers and users, clients benefit from a counsel that understands the needs and wants of each party.

Contact: Barlas Balcıoğlu (Head of Banking and Finance)

Tel: +90 212 329 30 00

Email: [email protected]

Competition & Antitrust:

2 partner; 32 fee earners

BASEAK provides legal advice on managing complex competition investigations, merger proceedings and litigation; the firm handles investigations by antitrust authorities, ensure merger clearance for acquisitions and joint ventures and help minimise risks of commercial arrangements facing legal challenge.

Contact: Şahin Ardıyok (Head of Competition and Antitrust)

Tel: +90 212 329 30 00

Email: [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:

7 partners; 45 fee earners

From strategic planning through due diligence to post-closing integration, BASEAK’s corporate practice encompasses the full spectrum of corporate law. The firm established relationships with investment banks, accounting firms, regulators and lenders to help structure transactions on both the buy and sell side, from a takeover bid — hostile or friendly — to a merger, de-merger or consolidation. The firm advises Fortune 500 and middle-market companies, private equity investors, bidders and targets and financiers and independent board committees.

Contact: Galip M. Selçuk (Head of Corporate and M&A)

Tel: +90 212 329 30 00

Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:

1 partner; 4 fee earners

BASEAK’s lawyers advise a large number of Turkish and international clients issuers and underwriters, local and international companies in equity and debt capital market transactions including equity public offerings, debt instruments offerings, private placements and sales to qualified investors, voluntary mandatory tender offers, sukuk issuances and structured debt issuances. The firm’s experience and capabilities also include capital markets regulatory compliance, derivatives and structured products, distressed assets, public finances, residential mortgage purchase and sale, residential repo and finance and securitisations.

Contact: Müfit Arapoğlu (Head of Capital Markets)

Tel: +90 212 329 30 00

Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:

3 partners; 18 fee earners

BASEAK offers expertise in real estate leasing, project finance, acquisition and disposition, development, construction, or investment as well as assistance in real estate disputes. The firm also offers the full range of legal expertise and services in all business-related areas, including, inter alia: insolvency and debt restructuring, environmental and regulatory compliance, corporate structuring and cross-border matters.

Contact: Barlas Balcıoğlu (Head of Real Estate)

Tel: +90 212 329 30 00

Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:

3 partners; 15 fee earners

BASEAK’s dispute resolution lawyers employ the most appropriate tools and strategies for each stage of the process and each unique situation. Whether through timely use of innovative alternative dispute resolution techniques or skillful and persuasive advocacy in the courtroom, BASEAK lawyers maximise prospects for a successful outcome. The firm assesses and manages risks in relation to the legal costs of the dispute and seeks to minimise the likelihood of future litigation.

Contact: Barlas Balcıoğlu (Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution)

Tel: +90 212 329 30 00

Email: [email protected]

Shipping/Maritime:

2 partners; 4 fee earners

BASEAK’s maritime law experts provide legal advice on disputes involving claims for lost, damaged, delayed or hazardous cargo, claims arising out of collisions, personal injury, contract disputes, pollution, claims against vessels, and maritime insurance claims. The firm provides transactional advice on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and vessel sales, financing and the full landscape of shipping, logistics, vessel charter, marine terminal, salvage matters. The team assists clients in purchase and sale of vessels, maritime insurance disputes related to collisions, pollution or personal injuries, ship finance and foreclosures, maritime bankruptcies, arrests of vessels and related maritime issues, maritime and logistics contracts, international trade and carriage of goods, collisions and other casualty losses, charter parties and environmental regulatory and government matters.

Contacts: Gülistan Baltacı Hatay and Semih Sander (Co-heads of Maritime)

Tel: +90 212 329 30 00

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

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Turkey

Banking & Finance
Band 2
Competition/Antitrust
Band 1
Corporate/M&A
Band 2
Dispute Resolution
Band 4
Projects & Energy
Band 3
Real Estate
Band 1

Ranked Lawyers

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Turkey

Banking & Finance


Barlas Balcıoğlu
Band 3

Capital Markets


Müfit Arapoğlu
Band 2

Competition/Antitrust


Şahin Ardıyok
Band 1

Corporate/M&A


Galip M Selçuk
Band 1
Selim Keki
Band 3

Real Estate


Barlas Balcıoğlu
Band 1

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Büyükdere Cad. Bahar Sok

13 River Plaza

Kat 11-12 Levent

Istanbul

Istanbul

Turkey

34394 Şişli

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