Senior team

Halide Çetinkaya

University and received LLM degree from King’s College London. She is a member of the IBA Banking Law Committee since 2012. Ms. Cetinkaya speaks Turkish, English and French.

She is leading the M&A practice of the firm. She has experience in M&A, private equity, as well as banking finance and acquisition finance. Halide has a wide array of experience with 20 years in the Turkish legal market.

Amongst others, she has particular focus on the financial institutions, insurance, healthcare and energy sectors. She has a law degree from Galatasaray

finance, structured finance and restructurings. Onur has a law degree from Marmara University and speaks Turkish, English and French.

Onur Taktak

He has over 20 years of experience, formerly being a senior in-house lawyer at Yapı Kredi Bank, one of the Turkey’s leading banks. Onur is leading the banking finance practice of the firm and has a wide range of transactional and advisory experience covering banking and financial markets. He has done outstanding number of finance deals including project finance, acquisition

M. Tolga Semiz

Tolga is the head of dispute resolution practice with more than 20 years of experience in the Turkish legal market. He has extensive experience in disputes, corporate advisory and employment law advising domestic and international clients. He is a Turkish law qualified mediator. Tolga has a law degree from Marmara University. He speaks Turkish and English.

Eren Küçükkurt

Eren is the head of IP Practice. She is a qualified trademark attorney. Eren has experience working on trademark disputes and labour law.

She has a law degree from Galatasaray University and speaks Turkish, English and French.

Dehybridization of Capital” is published by NYU Journal of Law & Business” in 2011. He is currently pursuing his PhD. at Bilgi University, Istanbul. He speaks Turkish and English.

Candemir Baltalı

He is a Managing Associate with a law degree from Bilgi University, Istanbul and LL.M. degree from University of Westminster in Corporate Finance Law. Candemir has transactional and advisory experience in banking law and mergers and acquisitions.  He also worked as a research assistant at the University of Westminster during his LL.M and his LL.M. thesis “Basel III:

Begüm Yörükoğlu

She is a Managing Associate and a dual qualified attorney at law (New York and Istanbul Bars) with transactional and advisory experience in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance and energy. Begüm has a law degree from Koç University and completed her LL.M. studies in Banking, Corporate and Finance Law at the Faculty of Law of Fordham University in New York.  She speaks Turkish and English.

Özge Güller

She is a Senior Associate and focuses on corporate advise, dispute resolution and labour law. Özge has a law degree from Istanbul University and has LLM degree from Fribourg University.  She speaks Turkish and English.

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