The downturn which has been widespread across Europe has had minimal effect in Turkey – indeed, the Turkish economy is growing, and lawyers have reported a busy and interesting year. Seven prominent firms lead the way in our research with Paksoy achieving 13 listings across nine different chapters, more than any other firm. The firm is especially strong in the areas of capital markets, M&A, privatisation and natural resources. Leading full-service firm Hergüner Bilgen Özeke boasts over 100 lawyers, 10 of whom are partners, and it fields 11 inclusions across eight sections of this edition. Three prominent firms in the Turkish market achieve 10 listings, with Çağa & Çağa proving to be especially well respected in the fields of ADR and M&A. Birsel Law Office has a superb reputation, with its two partners Mahmut T Birsel and Begum Durukan Ozaydin recognised 10 times in eight chapters. YükselKarkınKüçük also garners 10 inclusions, with its construction and real estate practice being especially well regarded. Ankara-based Çakmak Avukatlik Bürosu and Istanbul-based Pekin & Pekin both achieve nine listings.
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