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Firm Profile

Erdem & Erdem

Firm Profile

Istanbul

  • Profile
  • Valikonağı Caddesi Başaran Apt No: 21/1
  • Nişantaşı
  • Istanbul
  • Istanbul
  • Turkey
  • 34367
  • Tel: +90 212 291 73 83
  • Fax: +90 212 291 73 82
  • Email: Contact Us

Firm profile submitted by Erdem & Erdem


Erdem&Erdem is an international law firm dedicated to providing practical business solutions to a diverse range of clients particularly in cross-border business transactions, M&As, corporate restructuring and governance, international contracts, corporate finance, project finance, energy/renewable energy, privatsations and PPPs, private equity investments, capital markets, competition and antitrust, litigation (execution and bankruptcy) and international arbitration. Erdem&Erdem has a team of 45 fee-earners with specialisations in line with the firm’s growing reputation and diversified practice areas.

Senior Partner: Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem
Managing Partner: Piraye Erdem
Number of Partners: 7 Number of Lawyers: 30
Languages: English, French, German, Russian, Turkish, Uzbek

Main Areas of Practice

International Transactions, M&As & Private Equity:
The firm advises public and private companies, private equity firms, financial sponsors, investment banks, governmental entities in a variety of complex, crossborder and strategic transactions including structuring and organising fund sponsors and investment funds, executing acquisitions, financing and exit transactions.
Contact:Özgür Kocabaşoğlu
E-mail: ozgurkocabasoglu@ erdem-erdem.av.tr
Contact: Gaye Spolitis
E-mail: gayespolitis@ erdem-erdem.av.tr

Competition & Antitrust:
The firm has a strong record of successful representation of the largest regulated and networked companies in Turkey, Europe, Asia, and the CIS and advisory in competition regulations.
Contact: Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Mert Karamustafaoğlu
E-mail: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
The firm advises corporate borrowers, private equity funds, financial advisers, commercial banks, investment banks in construction and acquisition finance and refinance, project finance, banking and capital market transactions, including issuances of high-yield debt security, secured and unsecured debt offerings and private placements.
Contact: Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact:Özgür Kocabaşoğlu
E-mail: ozgurkocabasoglu@ erdem-erdem.av.tr

Privatisation:
The firm represents foreign and local clients in privatisation projects in Turkey, Western Europe and Southeast Asia. Its clients encompass refinery, port, airport, energy, healthcare, real estate, consumer goods, natural resources, and infrastructure and construction industries, also banks and financial institutions.
Contact:Özgür Kocabaşoğlu
E-mail: ozgurkocabasoglu@ erdem-erdem.av.tr

International Contracts, Agency & Distributorship:
The firm has decades of diverse experience in the field of international contracts. Team members are known for their in-depth know-how and extensive experience in drafting and negotiating all types of commercial contracts, such as agency, franchise, supply and distribution and commission arrangements, foreign representative and consultancy agreements.
Contact: Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem
E-mail: [email protected]

Energy & Renewables:
The energy sector experience includes natural gas, coal and oil-fired power plants, co-generation facilities, agricultural and municipal solid waste projects, hydroelectric projects, and wind, solar and other renewable energy facilities.
Contact: Tuna Çolgar
E-mail: [email protected] av.tr
Contact: Gaye Spolitis
E-mail: gayespolitis@ erdem-erdem.av.tr

Real Estate & Construction:
The firm represents investors, developers, owners, lenders, prime contractors, REITs, PPPs, subcontractors, architects, port management authorities, airlines and energy utility companies involved in the construction and development of manufacturing, distribution and operational facilities in real estate finance, joint venture, leasing, acquisition and disposition of real estate assets. Contact: Süleyman Sevinç
E-mail: suleymansevinc@ erdem-erdem.av.tr
Contact: Tuna Çolgar
E-mail: [email protected] av.tr

Capital Markets & Corporate Governance:
The firm provides innovative solutions to a wide variety of capital raisings and compliance and governance issues the clients face in Turkey and abroad.
Contact: Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Ali Sami Er
E-mail: [email protected] com

International Arbitration:
The firm’s arbitration practice is among its most prominent field of work. The team handles commercial and treaty dispute cases under the rules of every major arbitration system and in a wide variety of industries, including energy, mining, manufacturing, transportation, telecommunications, construction, finance, manufacturing and sports arising in Western Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and the CIS.
Contact: Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Piraye Erdem
E-mail: [email protected] av.tr

Litigation & Bankruptcy:
The hallmark of the litigation team is the experience of the lawyers who have been involved in litigation in almost every major practice, including M&As and post-closing disputes, insurance, transportation, breach of contract, partnership and joint venture disputes, real estate contracts, unfair competition, franchise and distributor disputes, government contracts, shareholders disputes.
Contact: Piraye Erdem
E-mail: [email protected] av.tr
Contact: Süleyman Sevinç
E-mail: suleymansevinc@ erdem-erdem.av.tr

Maritime Law:
The firm regularly represents clients in trials and appeals of admiralty and maritime matters. Their team handles and provides efficient resolution to maritime insurance and liability claims and other transportation matters in international or coastal trade. Erdem&Erdem has been involved in both prosecuting and defending transportation claims involving marine carriers.
Contact: Süleyman Sevinç
E-mail: suleymansevinc@ erdem-erdem.av.tr

Aviation:
The firm regularly counsels airlines, airport authorities and other aviation industry clients in civil aviation regulation and enforcement, aircraft finance, engine and aircraft leasing, competition law and antitrust, mergers and alliances, aircraft acquisition and disposition, airport terminal construction and expansion projects, as well as aviation company reorganization, and restructuring issues.
Contact: Prof. Dr. H. Ercüment Erdem
E-mail: [email protected]

Hospitality & Leisure:
The team is often engaged by foreign and local clients to provide support in all aspects of the development, acquisition, sale, financing, franchising, leasing and operation of hospitality and leisure assets that include hotels, resorts, theme parks, entertainment and sport complexes and convention centers that are abroad and in Turkey.
Contact: Ali Sami Er
E-mail: [email protected] com

Intellectual Property:
The firm advises clients in telecommunications, Internet, advertising, and media who develop and license intellectual property, enter into transactions involving intellectual property, acquire portfolios of intellectual property, and make strategic decisions that are based on such considerations.
Contact:Özgür Kocabaşoğlu
E-mail: ozgurkocabasoglu@ erdem-erdem.av.tr