PRESS RELEASES 2019

Citizenship Law Firm of the Year in Turkey Award

As Ketenci&Ketenci ILP, we have been awarded as the Citizenship Law Firm of the Year 2018 in Turkey by the respected Lawyers World media. LW annual awards mark excellence for the world’s leading law firms, nominated firms are independently judged to ensure the the best firms are chosen each year for every practice. Speaking on the courtesy of awards, Ketenci&Ketenci's Managing Partner Mr. Güvenç Ketenci told that: "We have successfully initiated several applications and obtained citizenships for our clients within the Turkish citizenship by investment scheme in 2018, we are therefore very pleased for being awarded such prestigious award and named amongst the other leading and expert advisers from around the World. This award will further increase our motivation to provide best legal services on Turkish and global citizenship and migration matters to our clients".

Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

As a Tier-1 firm on Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in Turkey, we provide advice and represent our corporate clients before Turkish courts on several complex commercial matters and disputes.

We also regularly represent our clients before international arbitration bodies such as ICSID, ICC as well as ad-hoc arbitration tribunals. We can provide litigation finance solutions on large arbitration cases through our network of litigation funders based in London.

Within the last year, we have strengthened our position with representation of new international clients before Turkish and International courts. Our commercial litigation practice has therefore strengthened and expanded with new assignments from our clients based in the US, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Canada and also China, Malaysia. We have advised extensively on commercial, corporate, real estate, energy as well as white collar criminal disputes.

Real Estate & Private Equity

As Ketenci & Ketenci, we have advised a European Private Equity fund in relation to their commercial real estate acquisitions in Turkey, UK and Europe.

Commercial Law

Whereas we have strengthened our commercial law practice with the assignment of new matters from international clientele and addition of new litigation partners and advisors on commercial and corporate litigation.

Energy

Ketenci&Ketenci advises a leading U.S. energy company. Our client is currently evaluating investment alternatives into Turkey’s electricity distribution and generation privatizations as well as renewable energy licenses.

We have also been representing Turkish Wind and Solar project owners and matching them with foreign investors.

Ketenci & Ketenci represents a German solar power giant in their photovaltic investments in Turkey.

As Ketenci & Ketenci, we have also recently advised a leading Spanish Solar Energy company in relation to their solar power and photovaltic investments in Turkey.

Ketenci & Ketenci has been advising one of the leading Chinese Solar Energy companies in relation to their corporate entrance to Turkish market.

Corporate and M&A

Ketenci&Ketenci has been rendering legal services to a leading Canadian governmental financial institution with respect to aircraft finance matters in Turkey.

We have also recently advised the shareholders of a fast growing Russian Airline Company to clarify the Company strategies going forward, set-up corporate financial reporting standards, study alternate ways of positioning the company going forward and strategic or financial partnership options.

Ketenci & Ketenci have been advising a leading US climate systems company on their merger with an Istanbul based Turkish company.

We have started working together with one of the preminent Japanese funds in relation to their investments in Turkey.