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Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)

Firm Profile

Istanbul

  • Profile
  • Büyükdere Cad. Bahar Sok
  • 13 River Plaza
  • Kat 11-12 Levent
  • Istanbul
  • Istanbul
  • Turkey
  • 34394 Şişli

Firm profile submitted by Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)


Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman 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 75-plus lawyers and economists who are committed to offering creative business and legal solutions. BASEAK provides Turkish services to the global law firm Dentons and combines the global expertise and network with local understanding.

Managing Partners: Barlas Balcıoğlu
Number of partners: 12
Number of lawyers: 75
Languages: English, French, German, Italian and Turkish

Banking & Finance:
3 partners; 20 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:
1 partner; 12 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:
4 partners; 43 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 Fortune500 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; 10 fee earners BASEAK 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:
1 partner; 20 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:
1 partner; 29 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:Özgür Akman (Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution)
Tel: +90 212 329 30 00
Email: [email protected]

Shipping / Maritime:
2 partners; 3 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. Contact: Gülistan Baltacı Hatay and Semih Sander (Co-heads of Maritime)
Tel: +90 212 329 30 00
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Branches

  • Büyükdere Cad. Bahar Sok,
  • 13 River Plaza,
  • Kat 11-12 Levent ,
  • Istanbul,
  • Turkey
  • 34394 Şişli
  • Tel +90 212 329 30 00
  • Fax +90 212 329 30 01
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website : www.baseak.com