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Esenyel|Partners Lawyers & Consultants

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Managing Partner: Selcuk S Esenyel
Number of partners: 2 Number of lawyers: 15
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Arabic

Firm Overview:
Esenyel|Partners is an international law firm based in Istanbul with extensive experience in shipping law and assisting clients in various matters such as charter party disputes, salvage, general average, marine insurance, casualty matters, cargo claims etc. As a result of the firm’s relevant, practical and individually tailored advice, Esenyel|Partners represents various ship owners, shipyards, P&I Clubs, cargo owners and insurers in a wide range of maritime matters locally and internationally. The firm is comprised of highly-qualified, experienced, multilingual lawyers so that the firm is legally assisting the most important transportation, infrastructure and energy projects in Turkey. Esenyel|Partners operates in all Turkish provinces through correspondent lawyers.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Administrative Law
Asset Finance & Securisation
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Construction & Real Estate
Corporate & Commercial
Dispute Resolution
Energy & Natural Resources
Insolvency & Corporate Recovery
Shipping & Transport

Shipping & Transport:
Shipping and transport is the core area of practice at Esenyel | Partners. The firm has extensive experience in both dry and wet shipping including casualty matters, insurance, shipbuilding, bill of lading and charter party disputes, general average, marine insurance and MOA disputes.
■Representation of P&I Clubs and H&M insurers in widely noted collision, pollution and cargo damage matters in the region
■Representation of a European financial institution in a dispute involving registry fraud
■Representation of one of the biggest shipping company in Russia regarding a marine accident in Turkey
Contact: Selcuk S Esenyel
Tel: +90 506 792 7690
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
The firm’s dispute resolution practice has a depth of experience in litigation, arbitration and mediation. The team has specific knowledge and experience regarding disputes in the maritime, insurance, construction and public service sectors.
■Representation of a South Korean rolling stock manufacturer in the Marmaray Project before the Dispute Adjudication Board
■Representation of one of the biggest ports in Turkey by successfully litigating a major claim
Contact: Selcuk S Esenyel
Tel: +90 506 792 7690
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Commercial:
The firm’s corporate and commercial team distinguished with its capabilities of providing services without any limitation of borders. Besides providing legal counselling to companies establishing in Turkey, the firm regularly assists its clients with cross-border company structuring with an international tax-planning point of view.
■Representation of one of the biggest port operators in the region in a joint venture with one of the biggest container lines in the world
Contact: Selcuk S Esenyel
Tel: +90 506 792 7690
Email: [email protected]

Energy & Natural Resources:
The firm regularly advises Turkish and Russian clients in market participation, licensing and regulatory rules as well as drafting and negotiating contracts in relation to construction, operation and licensing.
■Representation of a Turkish mining and construction giant in negotiating, financing and purchasing of a dredger
Contact: Selcuk S Esenyel
Tel: +90 506 792 7690
Email: [email protected]

Construction & Real Estate:
The firm advises many of large-scale construction, renovation and development projects in Turkey. The firm also attracts project-related mandates in transport infrastructure and energy sectors.

The firm represents local and foreign clients in all types of employment law matters. The firm also represents P&I Clubs and shipowners in claims brought by seafarers.
Contact: Selcuk S Esenyel
Tel: +90 506 792 7690
Email: [email protected]