Gün + Partners
KORESEHITLERI CAD 17 ZINCIRLIKUYU
Telephone: +90 212 354 0000
Fax: +90 212 274 2095
English, French, German, Russian
Other offices Ankara, Izmir
Number of lawyers 65
Contacts Uğur Aktekin, Mehmet Gün
International groupings TELFA (Trans-European Law Firms Alliance);
IBA; INTA; ECTA; PTMG; GALA; MARQUES;
Gün + Partners is one of the leading, and one of the largest, full-service law firms in Turkey providing national and international businesses with transactional, advisory and dispute resolution services across a broad range of industry sectors. Established in 1986 and based in Istanbul, with offices in Ankara and Izmir, the firm now has eight partners and over 55 lawyers. Clients include overseas and local corporations, financial institutions and vernment entities. All lawyers work in Turkish and English and the firm offers fluency in German, French and Russian.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
The firm’s core areas of expertise are corporate and commercial, dispute resolution and intellectual property. It advises clients in numerous industries with particular expertise in the life sciences, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and medical devices, manufacturing and distribution, consumer goods, insurance and reinsurance, energy and natural resources, IT and telecommunications, advertising and media sectors.
Corporate and commercial
The firm has some of the leading corporate lawyers in Turkey who advise on the incorporation and restructuring of businesses, all aspects of inward and outbound investment, franchise, distribution, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, partnership, licensing, sales and agency related contracts.
Banking and finance
The firm has a significant banking and finance capability advising on all aspects of loan agreements and acquisition finance. With specific expertise and regulatory knowledge in energy and construction sectors, the firm is regularly involved in the largest project and infrastructure finance transactions.
The firm is renowned for the strength and depth of its dispute resolution, litigation and ADR capability. It handles major commercial litigation and complex cross-border disputes with particular experience in insurance and reinsurance, construction, real estate, business crime, customs and tax disputes, agency and distribution, labour and employment and all forms of intellectual property disputes.
The firm is internationally recognised as the leading IP law firm in Turkey with the most comprehensive range of IP services. It represents leading multinational companies offering a full general counselling, trademark, investigation and anti-counterfeiting service.
Competition and antitrust
The firm has significant expertise in this area and handles complex merger and acquisition filings for international corporations in the mining, steel, telecommunications, petrochemicals, automobile, pharmaceuticals, retail and healthcare sectors.
Insurance and reinsurance
The firm handles some of the highest-profile insurance and reinsurance disputes in Turkey, including representing and advising a number of London reinsurers on bankers blanket bond and professional indemnity policies.
The firm has a very strong energy regulatory practice, advising mainly international clients investing in green energy in Turkey, as well as oil and gas companies on significant energy project finance transactions.
The firm advises 15 of the top 20 global innovative pharmaceutical companies on their patent, generics and data exclusivity disputes, as well as compliance with promotional practices, licensing and pricing registration.
IT and telecommunications
The firm provides advisory and litigation services on the regulatory aspects of Turkish telecommunications legislation, overseas and private broadcasting legislation and on domain name conflicts, data privacy and IT-related issues.
Advertising and media
The firm advises on all aspects of media law, including legal clearances of advertisements, promotional campaigns, product labelling, packaging issues, product liability, product recall and warranty conditions.
The firm represents leading national and multinational companies in their legal actions arising from consumer protection risks in Turkey.
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